Category: Dakar 2016

Dakar Rally: Toby Price wins Motorcycle Division

Toby Price has become the first Australian to win any category of the gruelling Dakar Rally, taking out the motorcycle division in this year’s race after placing third on debut last year. The 28-year-old from Newcastle dominated the contest, finishing 39 minutes, 41 seconds ahead of Slovakian KTM team-mate Stefan Svitko. He finished fourth in…



Dakar Rally: Stage 12 Summary

Summary of car category : Mikko HIRVONEN (Axion X-raid Team) won the stage San Juan / Villa Carlos Paz in front of Nasser AL-ATTIYAH (Axion X-raid Team) in second position and third position for: Leeroy POULTER (Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa). The general ranking : Stéphane PETERHANSEL (Team Peugeot Total) is leader and in second…



Dakar Rally: Price Pushes Lead Into Final Stage

Toby Price holds a huge lead in the motorbike category heading into the final day’s racing at the Dakar Rally. Price finished second on the 12th stage into Villa Carlos Paz, 7 minutes and 32 seconds behind Portuguese Yamaha rider Helder Rodrigues. The 28-year-old New South Welshman is poised to claim his first Dakar Rally…



Dakar Rally: Stage 11 Summary

Summary of car category : Nasser AL-ATTIYAH (Axion X-raid Team) won the stage La Rioja / San Juan in front of Sébastien LOEB (Team Peugeot Total) in second position and third position for: Mikko HIRVONEN (Axion X-raid Team). The general ranking : Stéphane PETERHANSEL (Team Peugeot Total) is leader and in second position: Nasser AL-ATTIYAH…



Dakar Rally: Price Extends Lead After Stage 11

Toby Price is just two stages away from a historic Dakar Rally victory after extending his lead to more than 35 minutes in the overall motorcycle standings. The Australian rider finished second as stage 11 was halted prematurely with Price just 18 seconds behind Frenchman Antoine Meo. The strong ride in stifling heat allowed him…



Dakar Rally: Stage 10 Summary

Summary of car category: Stéphane PETERHANSEL (Team Peugeot Total) won the stage Belen / La Rioja in front of Cyril DESPRES (Team Peugeot Total) in second position and third position for Vladimir VASILYEV (G-Energy Team). The overall ranking after stage 10 is: Stéphane PETERHANSEL (Team Peugeot Total) is leader and in second position: Nasser AL-ATTIYAH…



Dakar Rally: Price Maintains Lead After Stage 10

He may lead by more than 23 minutes in the motorcycle category of the Dakar Rally, but Australian Toby Price insists there is “no guarantee” he will top the podium when the race finishes in Rosario on Saturday. Price finished third in stage 10 of the race behind winner Stefan Svitko and second place-getter Kevin…



Dakar Rally: Price dominates motorcycle standings

Toby  Price’s lead on the Dakar Rally has ballooned to almost half an hour after his only real rival for overall honours struck trouble on Stage 9. While Price set a searing pace to claim his fifth stage victory aboard his KTM, Paulo Goncalves’ challenge for victory ended when a branch pierced his Honda’s radiator…