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Dakar Stage 9: Price & Al-Attiyah Stay On Top

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‘King of the West’ Battle Primed to Reignite in Kal

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Race Report: Stadium Short Course Championship – Round 3

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2016 Dakar Champion Toby Price (#295 KTM 500 EXC-F) has added another Tatts Finke Desert Race title to his name, being crowned King of the Desert for the sixth time in nine years today in Alice Springs. Price managed to seal the win despite falling off his bike with 100 kilometres to go, taking victory after …

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Shannon and Ian Rentsch (#33 Jimco Aussie Special Nissan 3500cc) have been crowned Kings of the Desert once again, claiming a record-breaking sixth title at the 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The father-son duo from Warrnambool, Victoria, completed a lights to flag victory, maintaining the top spot from Prologue through to Finke and back, to take the coveted win in …

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The 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race will see a nod to the future with Acciona bringing an innovative electric rally car to Australia for the first time, showcasing how renewable energy can be competitive in the toughest conditions. In 2017 the car made history, becoming the first zero-emissions vehicle to complete the Dakar Rally. Since …

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Update July 1: The 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race Photo Galleries are now live! Check out all the racing action from both the Car and Bike Categories from scrutineering, prologue and from various points on the way down to Finke and back. To order prints or high res jpegs CLICK HERE Update 16 June: The …

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Mark your calendars, the dates for the 2019 King of The Hammers are set and Hammertown will come alive in California’s Johnson Valley from February 1st through February 9th, 2019. The week-long off-road race and festival begins on Friday, February 1st, 2019 with the opening of Hammertown. The event builds in momentum, starting with off-road …

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Five-time ‘King of the Desert’ Toby Price has announced he will again attempt the ‘Iron Man’ Finke Double at the 2018 Tatts Finke Desert Race, in Alice Springs, aiming to make history by winning both truck and motorcycle categories. Price attempted the double for the first time in 2016 and successfully won the motorcycle category, …

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  The complete 2018 Coral Coast Helicopters Gascoyne Dash competitor photo galleries of auto and moto competitors is now live in the new Dirtcomp Image Gallery. Click here or the image below to link through to the spectacular action and scenery as the competitors raced from the coastal town of Carnarvon to the outback oasis …

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Stephen Henry tamed the wet and slippery conditions in his #96 CanAm Maverick X3 to win round 2 of the DEWALT SXS Australian Championship held at Monza Park near Ballarat in Victoria. The ribbon of track set into the hillside was akin to an ice skating rink at times, ensuring the mud flew and opposite lock was dialled …

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EDITION 40 FLASHBACK – THE ARB COOPERS PLAINS MICKLEFAB RAPTOR TROPHY TRUCK Looking for an Australian built truck to rival the American heavy-weights starting to dominate the Extreme 2wd category, Mark Lacey turned to master craftsman, Gavin Mickle for a home grown solution… Sitting on the side of the dusty Australian Safari track in 2004, Mark …

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The new look 2018 Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash concluded on Easter Sunday with a 202km blast from the outback oasis of Gascoyne Junction to the coast. The overnight leaders in the Auto and Moto division, #44 Shane and Curt Elphinstone and #2 Cody Upton both showed the field a clean set of heels as …

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Carnarvon came alive with the sounds of race engines this morning as the bikes, quads and cars got down to business in the prologue at the 2018 Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash. Based out of Carnarvon Speedway, the Gascoyne Off Road Club put together a 20km course which mixed station tracks with some virgin …

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The curtains have been raised on the new look 2018 Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash being held in Carnarvon, Western Australia over Easter. The event boasts an exciting new point to point off road race format for the 28 cars and 61 moto’s entered. Stretching 202km east from the coastal town of Carnarvon to …

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