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2013 Dakar Rally Stage 2 Results

Sunday, January 6, 2013
Navigation challenges cost a number of top riders precious time in Stage 2 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, but also opened the door for others to challenge for the overall lead.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 1 Results

Saturday, January 5, 2013
The short first stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally saw a number of South American riders earn top-10 finishes.

2013 Dakar Rally Preview

Monday, December 31, 2012
The 2013 Dakar Rally is going to be a punishing 5233-mile test of racers' endurance, preparation and skill, taking them over all manner of South American terrain in the trek from Lima, Peru to Santiago, Chile.

Marc Coma Out for Dakar 2013

Friday, December 21, 2012
KTM's Marc Coma will not be able to contest the 2013 Dakar Rally due to continued issues with injuries sustained during the Rally of Morocco. Kurt Caselli will step in to take his place.

Husqvarna Team Line-Up for Dakar 2013

Thursday, December 6, 2012
Husqvarna Motorcycles hosted the presentation of the Husqvarna Rally Team by Speedbrain, four riders set to tackle the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America.

Team HRC Testing in Mojave Desert

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Team HRC continues preparations for the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America, heading to the Mojave Desert to test the durability and settings of the CRF450 Rally machine.

Two New Riders to Husqvarna Rally Team

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Alessandro Botturi and Quinn Cody have been added to the Husqvarna Rally Team by Speedbrain, with Botturi set to contest the 2013 Dakar and Cody on deck to compete in the 2013 FIM Cross Country Rally World Championship.

Morocco Rally Stage 6 Results 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012
The Rally of Morocco concluded with a tight battle between Helder Rodrigues, Joan Pedrero and Cyril Despres for the Stage 6 win and once the dust settled, a champion was declared in the final rally before the Dakar in 2013.

Morocco Rally Stage 5 Results 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012
A number of riders had to deal with lost time due to penalties in Stage 5 of the Rally of Morocco. KTM's Cyril Despres holds the overall lead going into the final round, but Husqvarna rider Joan Barreda remains within striking distance of the lead.

Morocco Rally Stage 3 Results 2012

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Stage 3 of the Rally of Morocco was one of the most dramatic yet, with a top rider crashing out of competition and Husqvarna taking its first stage win of the Rally.

Morocco Rally Stage 2 Results 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Cyril Despres, Marc Coma and Helder Rodrigues led the way through Stage 2 of the 2012 Rally of Morocco, successfully navigating the longest stage of the six-day rally.

Morocco Rally Stage 1 Results 2012

Monday, October 15, 2012
Team HRC's Helder Rodrigues came out on top in Stage 1 of the 2012 OiLibya Rally of Morocco, marking a strong return for Honda to the world of rally racing.

Team HRC Debuts in Morocco Rally

Monday, October 15, 2012
Team HRC is set to debut in the OiLibya Rally of Morocco aboard the new CRF450 Rally in preparation for the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America.

Yamaha Teams with Frans Verhoeven for Dakar

Friday, September 7, 2012
Yamaha Motor Europe and Yamaha Motor Netherlands have teamed with Dutch Dakar rider Frans Verhoeven to contest the 2013 and 2014 Dakar Rally.

Desafio Litoral Rally Results 2012

Saturday, July 28, 2012
Dakar Rally riders challenged their skills at the Desafio Litoral Rally in Argentina, the first South American round of Dakar Rally racing.

Honda to Participate in Dakar 2013

Monday, July 2, 2012
Honda recently announced it will develop a bike and enter a team in the 2013 Dakar Rally in South America. Team HRC includes four big names in off-road and endurance motorcycle racing.

Sardinia Rally Results 2012

Friday, June 29, 2012
The 2012 Sardinia Rally, Round 3 of the Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, is in the books and KTM riders dominated the final podium.

BMW Group Supports Husqvarna Rally Team

Monday, May 21, 2012
The BMW Group has once again pledged its support of the Husqvarna Rally Team by Speedbrain.

Project Dakar 2013 Part 3

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The Project Dakar 2013 team learns that preparing for the Dakar Rally can be a logistical nightmare.

Australasian Safari Forms Dakar Challenge

Friday, April 27, 2012
Australasian Safari is recognised as one of the world’s key rally events with new Dakar agreement.