Toby Price Wins His First Dakar Rally

Toby Price 2016 Dakar Rally Winner

In 2015, Australian rider Toby Price had an exceptional showing when he placed third in the first Dakar Rally he raced. Price couldn’t have come up with a better encore performance, winning five stages on his way to the overall 2016 title. In doing so, he becomes the first Australian to take the top step […]

Toby Price Solidifies Dakar Rally Lead

Toby Price 2016 Dakar Rally Stage 10

Thursday’s Stage 11 of the Dakar Rally in South America saw Australian Toby Price extend his overall lead in the motorcycle division. With only two stages left, Price holds a lead of over more than 35 minutes over Stefan Svitko of Slovakia. Meanwhile, Honda rider Paulo Goncalves of Portugal crashed out of Thursday’s stage. Goncalves had […]

Honda HRC Rider Paulo Goncalves Gets Knocked out of 2016 Dakar Rally

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The eleventh stage of the 2016 Dakar Rally proved to be an extremely tough one for Honda HRC rider Paulo Goncalves as he had to be airlifted to a local hospital in San Juan, Argentina, after a hard crash. Goncalves had been putting in a pretty solid race, taking a few bumps and bruises along […]

2015 AMA Supercross San Diego Race Results

2015 AMA Supercross San Diego 450SX Winner's Podium

Trey Canard Wins Inaugural Monster Energy Supercross Race At San Diego’s Petco Park Cooper Webb Grabs Fourth Win in Six Races to Extend Western Regional 250SX Lead Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, made its debut inside Petco Park on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd of 42,017 for the sixth […]

Wrap Up Of Stage Seven Results For The 2015 Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves 2015 Dakar Stage 7

On Jan. 11, competitors in the 2015 Dakar Rally were right back at it in the seventh stage, which spread across 445 miles from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia, Ultimate Motorcycling reported. The day before was the only rest period through the entire race, which left racers with just Jan. 10 to work on their motorcycles to prepare for […]

Action Begins In Argentina As 2015 Dakar Kicks Off

Alessandro Botturi 2015 Dakar Yamaha Team

The Yamaha Factory Racing Rally Team Yamalube riders have made a positive start to the grueling Dakar 2015 challenge. Starting from Buenos Aires, the first stage existed of a 144km ride through the Argentinean countryside before reaching the 175km special stage, followed by a long liaison section to the first bivouac in Villa Carlos Paz. […]

The Stage Is Set For Dakar 2015

2015 Dakar Yamaha Team

With just a few hours before the 2015 Dakar gets under way the whole Yamaha team came together in Buenos Aires to go through scrutineering prior to the start early on the morning of January 4. The tension is palpable but morale in the Yamaha camp is high. After months of preparation the countdown to […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally News

Yamaha Stage 12

Despres Takes Stage Win for Yamaha whilst Pain Goes Third Overall A great performance today by the Yamaha Factory Racing riders saw Cyril Despres take his second special stage victory of the 2014 Dakar Rally. Despres had moved into the lead of the special by the second checkpoint and moved into a neck and neck […]

Off-Road Racing: Five things to Consider before the Flag Drops

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Off-road, rally, and enduro racing are some of the more grueling activities you can put yourself through. They wear on you both mentally and physically, and can put some real abuse to whatever machine (dirt bike, quad, or UTV) is propelling you across the rocks, sand, ruts, switchbacks, and natural terrain jumps. Some people race […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 11

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Despres Takes Second on Stage 11 of Dakar Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres enjoyed another day battling at the front of the lead group of riders today on stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The exhausting ride covered 605km of timed special stage featuring every kind of terrain, from dunes to rios. The five-time […]