Stage 3 took the competitors from San Miguel de Tucuman and into the mountains of Argentina on route to San Salvador de Jujuy. Many competitors, including Australian rider Toby Price, had difficulties with navigation creating plenty of confusion and loss of time, and some amusing video captured from the helicopters. With competitors now racing at heights of up to […]
Toby Price has struggled on Stage 3 of the Dakar, finishing the day ninth and dropping to fifth overall. As the riders left the overnight bivouac in San Miguel de Tucuman and began the climb into the Argentinian mountains, Toby struggled with navigation and had dropped almost 19 minutes to eventual stage winner and new […]
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There will be no new superbikes from MV Agusta in 2017. That’s what reports quoting MV Agusta CEO Giovanni Castiglioni are saying this week. Many ownership changes over the past decade and a declining market have forced MV to cut production drastically, and it also incurred substantial costs with the recent upgrades to the Brutale 800 […]
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Toby Price has taken the lead in the Dakar after a solid win in the second stage. Price started the day 17th and 1m23s behind overnight leader Juan Pedrero Garcia, which gave him a good starting point in the field as they dealt with the 40 degree heat and dusty conditions in Argentina. The field […]
Toby Price began his Dakar title defence overnight (Australian time) with a steady run finishing 17th in the first stage. “There were a lot of people right near the track and a bit of wildlife, so I just took it nice and easy and we’re through day one so far,” Price said “Tomorrow, it just […]
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