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18 YEARS OF REIGN HAS BEEN THROWN BY RICKY BRABEC

KTM's reign over Dakar started in 2001 Paris-Dakar rally which was run for 10,600 KM (6,600 Miles) in 20 days. In the end the Italian rider Fabrizio Meoni claimed a surprising victory over it. He did not win any single stage but he was consistent and managed to bring it...
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QUINTANILLA WINS THE STAGE WHILE BRABEC LOSING HALF HIS MARGIN

Stage 11 was a 744 KM route from Shubaytah to Haradh, 379 KM of which was competitive stage. Starting to the stage all eyes were on Ricky Brabec as he was leading the overall by 25 minutes and getting closer to end KTM's reign over Dakar Rally. As three Honda...
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BARREDA WINS THE STAGE AND BRABEC EXTENDS HIS OVERALL LEAD

After the tragic loss of Paulo Goncalves race control cancelled stage 8 for bikes and quads. Yesterday the greatest adventure resumed from stage 9. There was no surprise or any dramatic change in the leader board. Pablo Quintanilla won yesterdays stage and reduced the difference with Brabec but not much....
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KEVIN BENAVIDES TAKES THE STAGE AFTER TIME ADJUSTMENT

Stage 7 was a 741 KM route from Riyadh to Wadi Al Dawasir, 546 KM of which was competitive stage. Stage 6 winner and overall leader Ricky Brabec opened the stage for another challenging day. After 161 KM into the special he was caught by his teammate Joan Barreda. Then...
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A HERO JUST PASSED AWAY

40 years old Portuguese suffered from a fall after 276 km into the day's special. Receiving an emergency alert at 10:08 medical rescue team dispatched immediately and reached to the scene at 10:16. He was found unconscious with the cause of cardiac arrest. Following the immediate first aid and resuscitation...
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RICKY BRABEC EXTENDS HIS LEAD WITH A SECOND STAGE WIN

Stage 6 was a 830 KM route from Ha’il to Riyadh, 477 KM of which was competitive stage. Stage 5 winner Toby Price started to day first and it came with a price. This years edition had this stage leading challenge for everybody and it was Toby's turn today. This...
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THE AUSSIE GETS HIS SECOND STAGE WIN OF THE RALLY

Stage 5 was a 564 KM route from Al-`Ula to Ha'il, 353 KM of which was competitive stage. Stage 4 winner Ignacio Cornejo was up for a difficult task today as he was leading a stage opening for the first time. It was expected that his rivals could catch him...
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IGNACIO CORNEJO GETS HIS FIRST EVER STAGE WIN AT DAKAR

Stage 4 was a 672 KM route from Neom to Al-`Ula, 453 KM of which was competitive stage. Stage 3 winner Ricky Brabec had a good start and was in lead quite a while but he was caught and passed as the stage continued. The loss wasn't big though and...
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THE AMERICAN BLOWS AWAY THE COMPETITION

Day 3's loop stage was a 504 KM tricky route, 427 KM of which was competitive, through Neom's rough terrain. Stage 2 winner Ross Branch was first to start to the day and he was under a lot of pressure. Considering this is his second Dakar appearance and first time...
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ROSS BRANCH AKA “THE KALAHARI FERRARI” WINS STAGE 2

Stage 2 was a tricky route from Al Wajh to Neom for 393 kilometers, nearly all of which is competitive. The new rule of getting the roadbook in the morning gets different reactions from riders but one thing for sure it added some excitement into the racing. At the end...
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