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Dakar 2018: Stage 5 – Van Beveren In Charge and Aussies Make It Through The Toughest Sand Yet

Dakar 2018: Stage 5 – Van Beveren In Charge and Aussies Make It Through The Toughest Sand Yet

Adrien Van BeverenSand! More sand! More dunes! Ahh … more drama! That’s the Dakar! STAGE 5: San Juan de Marcona / Arequipa Liaison > 508 km – Special > 266 km Today’s 5th stage in Peru took the riders through yet more sand! But it seems the organisers had planned the worst for the last day in Peru. Even sand specialist Adrien […]

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Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Rosa Romero Font

Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Rosa Romero Font

Himoinsa Team Rosa Romero FontRacing 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 […]

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Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Laia Sanz

Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Laia Sanz

Laia SanzIt’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 […]

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Dakar 2018: Stage 2 – Clean Run For Australians Britnell, Faggotter and Price

Dakar 2018: Stage 2 – Clean Run For Australians Britnell, Faggotter and Price

Dakar 2018 Stage 2All three Aussies – Toby Price, Scott Britnell and Rod Faggotter – made it through today’s navigation intensive second stage of the 2018 Dakar. Over 90% of today’s riding was off track and through the tough sand dunes around Pisco. STAGE 2: Pisco / Pisco Liaison > 12 km – Special > 267 km Despite dropping a further 6 min […]

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Dakar 2018: Final Preparations For Scott Britnell

Dakar 2018: Final Preparations For Scott Britnell

With the start of the 2018 Dakar just hours away, here’s what the final stages of preparation for the race looks like!

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