At just 28 years old, Gabriela Novotna is achieving a long term goal. “At the beginning of 2015, I firmly decided to pursue my dream to race international rallies with the clear target to race the Dakar one day – and to be the first Czech woman ever to do so.” And to achieve that she […]
Stage 4 of the 2018 Dakar – with the longest special stage so far – has taken its toll on many riders including defending champion Sam Sunderland. Sunderland (Red Bull KTM) has been evacuated by helicopter with a serious back injury. STAGE 4: San Juan de Marcona / San Juan de Marcona Liaison > 114 km km – Special […]
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Racing in her 7th Dakar, Rosa Romero Font is no stranger to the most demanding motorsport event in the world – but her connection to the event is far more than for most competitors. The 48 year old from Barcelona is married to Mini X-Raid Team driver Nani Roma! Nani won the Dakar on a motorcycle in […]
Toby Price hit back today in Stage 3 of the 2018 Dakar, claiming 3rd in the stage but most importantly showing that he does in fact have the pace to take it to the leaders. The 2016 winner says he is reassured by the pace that he is maintaining after a year of injuries and no […]
It’s not just men who feel the urge to tackle the Dakar, this year there are 11 females competing – 3 in the motorcycle class. And of all of them 32 year old Laia Sanz from Barcelona in Spain is the most successful. This is Laia’s 8th Dakar, having competed every year since her debut in […]