Dakar 2018, Stage 4 report: “The Dakar Claims Its First Big Name”
Route: San Juan de Marcona – San Juan de Marcona Liaison: 114km Special: 330km Total: 444km Terrain: Mixed; sand/rocks/hardpack Words: Georgia Wells Images: Dakar/ASO/Laia Sanz/VBA Stage 4’s loop from San Juan de Marcona and back again proved to be just as tough as promised – and then some! The... Read more
Dakar 2018, Stage 3 report: “Sunderland Stuns in the Sand”
Route: Pisco – San Juan de Marcona. Liaison: 203km Special: 295km Total: 502km Terrain: Sand/Canyons. Words: Georgia Wells Images: Dakar/ASO/HRC The third stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally saw a big shake-up in the results, serious time lost for some of the main contenders, and an extremely challenging day... Read more
Dakar Rally 2018, Stage 2 report: ‘Bang Bang’ raises the bar
Route: Pisco – Pisco. Liaison: 12km Special: 267km Total: 279km Terrain: 65% sand. Words: Georgia Wells Images: dakar.com / HRC Stage 2 of the world’s toughest rally race saw the riders cover almost the same distance as on Stage 1, but with one crucial difference; this time around the... Read more
Dakar Rally 2018, Stage 1 Report: “In at the deep end”
Route: Lima – Pisco Liaison: 241km Special: 31km Total: 272km Terrain: 100% sand Words: Georgia Wells Images: dakar.com/Joaquim Rodrigues/Pablo Quintanilla As promised, the opening stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally, threw the competitors in at the deep end and provided plenty of intrigue. Despite the lively welcome from fans... Read more
Ready For The Off! Dakar 2018 Preview
Words: Georgia Wells Photos: dakar.com The 40th edition of the biggest, and perhaps most infamous, off-road event in the world will begin tomorrow, January the 6th. The 2018 Dakar Rally is set to be one of the most challenging of recent years with several all-new stages, some relentlessly long... Read more
Energica to supply motorcycles for FIM Moto-e World Cup
The FIM Moto-e World Cup is becoming a reality in 2019, ushering in the beginning of a new era for two-wheeled motorsport: competition on electric motorcycles. Dorna is delighted to announce that the supplier for this new and exciting prospect will be Italian innovator Energica. The model that will... Read more
Granado and González take last two titles in Valencia CEV finale
Eric Granado (Promoracing) and Manuel González (Halcourier Racing) were declared champions of the Moto2™ European Championship and the European Talent Cup respectively in the final round of the FIM CEV Repsol season, joining fellow champions Dennis Foggia (Junior Team VR46 Riders Academy) of the Moto3™ Junior World Championship and... Read more
Racing Steps Foundation KRP Team bows out at Valencia
Today’s FIM CEV Repsol races at Valenica were particularly poignant for fans of up and coming British riders, as they saw the final outings for the highly respected Racing Steps Foundation’s motorcycle division. Run across the last seven years by Graham Sharp, who has personally financed the project, the... Read more