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Hometown hero David Walsh has sealed his first ever King of the Desert crown in an emotionally-charged victory at the 2019 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The #2 KTM rider completed a lights-to-flag victory, maintaining the top spot from Prologue through to Finke and back to win the coveted race for the first time. Walsh claimed his maiden …

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Alice Spring’s own David Walsh (#2 KTM) is one step closer to his first King of the Desert title after blitzing the bike field to arrive at Finke in 1 hour 55 minutes and 25.7 seconds on Race Day 1 of the 2019 Tatts Finke Desert Race. The hometown hero lead the 612-strong field from the …

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After 10 stages across the dunes of Peru the best offroad racers in the world have emerged victorious at the 2019 Dakar Rally. It’s been a bumpy ride of over 5,500 kilometres at the planet’s toughest test of motorsports endurance. In the bike category, Australian Toby Price (AUS) is celebrated a second Dakar win after a phenomenal …

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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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Sebastien Loeb (FRA) of Team Peugeot TOTAL races during stage 2 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Resistencia to San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina on January 3, 2017. // Flavien Duhamel/Red Bull Content Pool

A flat out race of over 275km defined day two at the 2017 Dakar Rally as some pre-race favourites made big statements in the car and bike races. There was no catching Sébastien Loeb (FRA) of Team Peugeot Total in the car contest while Toby Price (AUS) of the Red Bull KTM Factory Team was quickest on two wheels between Resistencia …

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Nasser Al Attiyah (QAT) of Toyota Gazoo Racing SA races during stage 1 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Asuncion, Paraguay to Resistencia, Argentina on January 2, 2017.

Today, the Dakar Rally finally started into its 2017 edition, with stage one taking the field from Paraguay’s capital Asuncion to Resistencia, Argentina. Prior to the border crossing the drivers had to contest a short 39-kilometre special stage. In terms of time for the competitors this was just under half an hour under the clock, but …

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Geddes earned himself the title of the Finke Ironman

Queenslander Billy Geddes has defied all the odds and has completed the 2014 Tatts Finke Desert course twice, driving a Trophy Truck and riding a bike. This double effort, unique in the event’s 39 year history, was made possible by Geddes using a helicopter between the Alice Springs start and the overnight stop at Finke …

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