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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: Stage 1 – Scott Britnell A Credible 48th

Dakar 2018: Stage 1 – Scott Britnell A Credible 48th

Sam Sunderland start line Dakar 2018“188 motorcycles and quads, 103 cars and S×S and 44 trucks were cleared to start the 40th edition of the Dakar.” “114 of the 523 competitors are making their Dakar debut, while 51 have already taken part in 10 editions or more.” The 2018 Dakar is under way! STAGE 1: Lima / Pisco Liaison > 242 km – Special > 31 km Today’s first stage took […]

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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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Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Rodney Faggotter

Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Rodney Faggotter

Rodney Faggotter Yamaha 1Entering the Dakar for the fourth time this year makes 41 year old Rodney Faggotter the most experienced of the three Aussies contesting the event. Rodney’s debut in the Dakar came in 2012 when he had the chance to race alongside veteran David Schwarz. He learned just how tough the race can be to finish in Stage […]

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Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Scott Britnell

Dakar 2018: Competitor Profile – Scott Britnell

Scott Britnell - QatarOf all the ways to do the Dakar – the Marathon class (Malle Moto) would have to be the toughest. No support crew, no mechanic, no one to put your tent up and sort out your riding gear for the next day, no assistance at all – just the bike, the rider and a metal chest […]

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