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Toby Price : Bouncing Back from Injury

2016 Dakar Rally winner Toby Price is no stranger to hardship. Before his rally career had even begun the Australian suffered three broken vertebrae during a Hare and Hounds crash in America. Then, when defending his Dakar title in 2017, another fall resulted in a badly broken leg that resulted in his immediate retirement from the event. But through a ...

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Rally : Up Front with Red Bull KTM – Part Three

Episode Three focuses on some of the challenges the riders face. Injuries are a part of motorcycle racing, but the strongest riders overcome their injuries, both physical and mental, to return to full health in order to once again take on one of the toughest races in off-road motorcycle racing: the Dakar Rally.

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Sunderland and Price talk Tattoos

Their wins are the result of their riding skills and inner strength. Their scars are a sign that their motivation to win outweighs their fears. Their tattoos are reminders of their teenage rebellions and deepest passions. Their body art is the ultimate proof that pain is nothing to endure when you decide to bleed for love. Translated into words, their ...

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Rockstar Husqvarna : Dakar 2019

The Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Racing team of Pablo Quintanilla and Andrew Short are set to take on the biggest challenge on the annual rally racing calendar – the Dakar Rally. Following months of preparation, the two FR 450 Rally powered riders have entered the final stages of their preparations ahead of the 41st edition of the event, which will ...

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Countdown to Dakar : Up Front with Red Bull KTM Part 1

In this series we go beyond the racing and training to find out more about the KTM Dakar rally team. With 17 consecutive wins to their name, the pressure is on the current riders to maintain this victorious streak. In this episode, we hear from Laia Sanz, Toby Price, Sam Sunderland, current champion Matthias Walkner and other team members as ...

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Laia Sanz : Dakar Determination

Incredible talent, an incredible mindset, and incredible determination; that’s what we found when we talked to Laia Sanz. A Dakar hero in her own right, the Spanish ace has defied the stereotypes to become one of the most-respected rally racers in the world. Laia Sanz (ESP) KTM 450 RALLY 2018 © Marcin Kin Dakar is tough, it’s grueling, it’s demanding ...

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Red Bull Desert Wings Dakar Squad

The assembled Red Bull Desert Wings squad for the 2019 Dakar Rally boast over 30 previous wins at the prestigious offroad marathon. These desert racers are aiming to chase down even more success when the next edition of the Dakar sets off from Lima, Peru on January 6. With race organisers Amaury Sport Organisation unleashing the official route today, nobody ...

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WorldRX : Kristoffersson Wraps Up Record Breaking Season

Johan Kristoffersson (PSRX Volkswagen Sweden) has won the 2018 Gumtree World RX of South Africa, his 11th win this season. A day late but absolutely not a dollar short. While Johan Kristoffersson’s title winning Volkswagen Polo R Supercar missed Friday scrutineering because of a hold-up during shipping, when the Swede eventually did get behind the wheel he crushed the competition ...

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WRC : Ogier claims Sixth Title

SÉBASTIEN OGIER CLINCHED HIS SIXTH CONSECUTIVE FIA WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AFTER A CHAOTIC FINALE IN AUSTRALIA ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. A composed drive to fifth at Kennards Hire Rally Australia was in marked contrast to the heartbreak suffered by Thierry Neuville and Ott Tänak, who both crashed whilst trying to keep their hopes alive. Ogier’s calmness shone through after heavy ...

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WRC : Australia – Tänak leads

The outsider in the WRC decider Down Under, Tänak must win this final round and claim maximum bonus points in Sunday’s Power Stage finale to earn a shot at a maiden crown. He is on course to achieve the first part of his target after a blistering charge from fifth to lead the three-day gravel road fixture by 21.9sec from ...

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WRC : Australia – Advantage Ogier

Sebastien Ogier took a significant advantage in the title decider Down Under over principal championship rival Thierry Neuville, who dropped almost 45sec in the final forest road speed test after locking-up at a chicane. Both title contenders struggled for grip at the head of the start order. The forecast overnight rain failed to materialise and they brushed aside a top-coating ...

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Loeb returns for Dakar 2019

Nine-time World Rally Champion and recent Rally Catalunya winner Sebastien Loeb will sensationally return to the Dakar Rally next year as a privateer, backed by Red Bull. The 44-year-old Frenchman, who won his 79th WRC rally in Spain last weekend, will drive a Peugeot 3008DKR navigated by Daniel Elena. This is similar to the car with which he finished runner-up ...

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Sébastien Loeb : Memorable Victory

Six years ago Sébastien Loeb stopped full-time rallying and walked away from the World Rally Championship as the sport’s most successful driver. Nine titles and 78 wins didn’t just set him apart from his rivals, those numbers placed him firmly on another planet. The next year, he came back and won two of the four events he started. But that ...

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