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By swapping to the side-by-side vehicle category for the 2018 Dakar, Camelia Liparoti has helped to raise the profile of the fledgling category and the vehicles themselves. The pint sized Dakar veteran competed for nine consecutive years in […]
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Sand! 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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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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Entering 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 […]