Three days in, and KTM is back in charge, as usual, thanks to navigational screw-ups from the competition.
Honda’s riders fared very well in today’s tricky sections, with the bikes starting after the cars, dealing with ruts all day.
It didn’t take long for the competitors to start crashing out; one unlucky rider managed to bin it only three klicks in.
In a few days, the worlds finest motorcycle race kicks off, starting in Peru. We will have full coverage. Here is a preview on what to expect.
Now, the top stars of the rally raid scene can concentrate on getting ready for the Dakar, which comes in January.
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Canada’s rally raid guru has been bombing around on Honda’s Little Red Pig this spring, and finding some success racing overseas.
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Some Dakar riders make it look easy, other guys show just how much work it takes.
Here’s a look at what we learned from this year’s duel in the desert.