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

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Action in the 2019 Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash kicked off in earnest on Good Friday with the running of an 11 kilometre prologue. Held on the edge of town at the Carnarvon Speedway, a good crowd was on hand to watch competitors fight for all important track position for Saturday’s race. A field of 35 auto and …

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The 2019 Coral Coast Helicopter Services Gascoyne Dash launched in style this afternoon in coastal Carnarvon ahead of a huge Easter of offroad racing that will see competitors on two and four wheels hit the dirt and race out to Gascoyne Junction and back. Building on the success of 2018’s new point to point race …

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Central Queensland’s Brett Comiskey and his CMS Racing Team had a huge March on the international offroad racing stage, for which they were rewarded with a UTV World Championship and Mint 400 Class win. Their assault kicked off at the Best in the Desert Mint 400 in the CMS Racing Lonestar built Can Am X3 Max, …

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Round 1 of the 2019 BFGoodrich CAMS Australian Off Road Championship

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There was a fair amount of chaos in the Peruvian dunes on the penultimate stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally. For many it was a final chance to claw back some serious time on their rivals. The soft sands of Pisco ended up biting hard and took the Dakar’s most successful ever competitor out of …

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The gruelling route of the 2019 Dakar Rally showed its teeth on stage three as it removed race leaders from the contest. A heady mix of dunes, mountain plateaus and roadbook confusion was too much to take for some of rally-raids biggest names as leaderboards across all categories suffered a major shakeup. In the car …

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After Monday’s quick taste of the dunes, things got serious on stage two of the 2019 Dakar Rally with a race route of 350 kilometres laid out for the competitors. The challenging route created drama all the way as former winners were caught out by the shifting sands and newcomers pounced to take advantage of …

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The glorious day that all desert racers have been waiting for finally arrived as the 2019 Dakar Rally got started today. All the months of preparation were put into practice on the dunes around Pisco as stage one as the world’s toughest rally got underway. The opening special stage took place after a 247-kilometre liaison …

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The growth of the Tatts Finke Desert Race is showing no signs of slowing down, with organisers confirming the 2018 event was the biggest to date. Expectations are the 2019 event, to be held in Alice Springs on 7-10 June, will be bigger again. The event has been confirmed as round two of the BFGoodrich …

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