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Honda, KTM, Yamaha Update for Dakar 2014

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Honda, KTM and Yamaha have made some big changes to prepare for the coming Dakar Rally in 2014, with new bikes, new teams and competition testing in the 2013 Rally of Morocco.

Rally Dos Sertoes Results 2013

Saturday, August 3, 2013
One of the longest rallies of the year behind the Dakar, the Rally Dos Sertoes in Brazil ended with Paulo Goncalves atop the overall leaderboard.

Desafio Ruta 40 Results 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013
American Kurt Caselli took the first international rally race victory of his career in the 2013 Desafio Ruta 40, part of the FIM Cross Country Rallies World Championship and the Dakar Series.

HRC Reveals Dakar Rally Squad

Friday, May 31, 2013
Team HRC was revealed at the Mugello Circuit for the next Dakar.

2013 Dakar Champ Cyril Despres Joins Yamaha

Thursday, May 30, 2013
2013 Dakar Rally champion Cyril Despres has signed with Yamaha Motor France to contest the 2014 Dakar.

2013 Dakar Challenge Offers 2014 Rally Spots

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Dakar Challenge 2013 is offering spots in the 2014 Dakar Rally.

Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Results 2013

Thursday, April 11, 2013
The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge is the first round of the 2013 Cross Country Rallies World Championship and it proved to be a close one, with a technical penalty on the final day affecting the overall outcome.

Ned Suesse Shines in Tuareg Rally 2013

Friday, March 22, 2013
American Ned Suesse accepted the invitation to compete in the 2013 Tuareg Rally late, but hit the ground running and posted a result no one expected.

Despres Out, Lopez In for KTM Rally

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
KTM Rally Factory Team Enters New Era

Polaris RZRs Shine in Dakar Rally 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Polaris RZR XP proved to be an excellent ride for Willy Alcaraz and others during the 2013 Dakar Rally in only the second year that the model has contested the race.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 14 Results

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Stage 14 marked the final contest of the 2013 Dakar Rally, and though competition was fierce for the stage win no one could move past KTM's Cyril Despres in the general classification.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Friday, January 18, 2013
Following Stage 13 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, Cyril Despres has a new rider pushing against his overall lead as they prepare for a final day of racing in Stage 14.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Riders made their way back to the Atacama Desert in Stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, which, for one rider, marked his first stage win of this year's contest.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 11 Results

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Riders were forced to navigate the difficult South American terrain once again in Stage 11 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, giving American rider Kurt Caselli another opportunity to shine.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Cyril Despres and Joan Barreda went head-to-head in a battle for the lead in Stage 10 of the 2013 Dakar Rally.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 9 Results

Monday, January 14, 2013
Riders had to dodge livestock and wild animals through the first portion of Stage 9 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, causing some to lose immense amounts of time overall.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 8 Results

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Heavy rain forced the cancellation of the first timed special of Stage 8 of the 2013 Dakar Rally. Riders resumed competition in the second timed section, a navigation nightmare leading into previously unexplored areas of Argentina.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 7 Results

Friday, January 11, 2013
American Kurt Caselli made a push for the front in Stage 7 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, a marathon sprint where riders were forced to deal with any issues on course alone, without the help of their crews.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 6 Results

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Riders faces an especially long test in Stage 6 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, leaving the coast of Chile for the first taste of the Andes Mountains.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 5 Results

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Contestants in the 2013 Dakar Rally left the immense sand dunes of previous stages behind for a quick, rocky ride through southern Peru in Stage 5.
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