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 […]
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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 […]
All 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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“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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