Honda Unveils Dakar Model And Rider, Johnny Campbell

Honda Unveils Dakar Model And Rider, Johnny Campbell

Honda Unveils Dakar Model – The CRF450 Rally Honda has unveiled its CRF450 Rally model at the 2012 International Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Fair in Cologne, Germany. The new machine will compete in the motorcycle class in the 2013 Dakar Rally to be held next January. The CRF450 Rally, based on Honda’s commercial CRF450X enduro […]

Honda Returning To Dakar

Honda Returning To Dakar

After a 23-year absence, Honda has announced its return to the famous Dakar Rally.

Cyril Despres Wins Dakar

It was a back-and-forth race between Cyril Despres and Marc Coma, but in the end it was Despres who won the prestigious Dakar Rally for the fourth time in his career. Coma had the lead going into the next-to-the-last stage of the competion, but got lost while riding through sand dunes. That likely cost Coma […]

Yamaha Dominated Dakar Quad Class

For the second year in a row Yamaha dominated the Quad category of the Dakar rally, sweeping the final podium and claiming every stage of the 9000km trek through Argentina, Chile and Peru. Alejandro Patronelli defended his crown ahead of his brother Marcos and fellow Argentine Tomas Maffei. The winner headed the stage time sheets […]

Paulo Goncalves Hit With Six Hour Penalty After Controversial Move By Cyril Despres

Team Husqvarna’s hopes in the Dakar rally are all but over after the governing body behind the race handed out a massive penalty to one of its riders. Penalties are a pretty big part of Dakar, and even top riders like Marc Coma and Cyril Despres have been slapped with 15-minute violations during the race. […]