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KEVIN BENAVIDES LEAVES HONDA TO JOIN KTM FACTORY RACING

The 32-year-old one time Dakar winner joined the KTM Factory Racing for a new chapter in his career. Effective immediate from 7th of April 2021 Benavides will compete in the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship and the prestigious Dakar Rally with his new ride. The Argentinian began his racing career...
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KEVIN BENAVIDES WINS DAKAR FOR HONDA

We have jumped into the last day of Dakar 2021 with Kevin Benavides's 5'07'' advantage over Sam Sunderland in general classification and it was the shortest special of the rally with only 200 km to cover. Stage 11 winner Sam Sunderland opened the stage but being the pathfinder and the...
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HONDA HAMMERED THE LOOP STAGE WITH A TRIPLE

Stage 9 was a 579 KM loop from Neom, 465 KM of which was competitive stage. The day witnessed series of dramas for riders. First Yamaha rider Ross Branch had an engine failure which was beyond repair on his own. His Dakar 2021 adventure with his new team ended prematurely....
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BENAVIDES WINS THE STAGE DESPITE A CRASH

Stage 5 was a 662KM route from Riyadh to Al Qaisumah, 456 KM of which was competitive stage. After getting his 26th stage win in Dakar, Joan Barreda opened the special for the day. He trailed off the track around 70 km into the day and had to take a...
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PRICE WINS THE DAY WHILE HOWES ACQUIRES THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION LEAD

Stage 3 was a 629 KM loop trail from Wadi Ad-Dawasir, 403 KM of which was competitive stage. Joan Barreda opened the special for the day followed by his team mate Ricky Brabec. Two Honda's struggled along the way and lost substantial minutes against their rivals. Barreda felt 24'49'' behind...
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THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE STARTED WITH TOBY’S WIN OVER THE STAGE

Stage 1 was a 623 KM route from Jeddah to Bisha, 277 KM of which was competitive stage. Ricky Brabec, the reigning champion, had a flawless day yesterday at the prologue and got the tough job of opening the inaugural special. But along the way it turned out to be...
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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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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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