AUSSIES BATTLE THE DAKAR RALLY


3 hours in the past | Phrases: Matt Bernard | Pictures: KTM/GASGAS

Within the midst of the Dakar Rally 2024, Australians Toby Worth and Daniel Sanders are displaying tenacity towards the troublesome terrain. Pink Bull KTM Manufacturing unit Racing’s Toby Worth, after a strong eighth-place end within the gruelling 873-kilometer stage seven, is holding regular in sixth place total. Worth confronted difficulties main the stage as a consequence of difficult navigation, however with 5 levels left, he stays optimistic about making up floor.
“I’m feeling good and the bike is nice, we’re simply not fairly the place we should be in the mean time. There’s nonetheless 5, lengthy levels to go although, so I’ll carry on pushing and goal to make up time on the boys forward.” – Toby Worth

In the meantime, Daniel Sanders, using for Pink Bull GASGAS Manufacturing unit Racing, impressed with the sixth-fastest time on stage seven. Presently occupying the seventh place total, Sanders is upbeat about higher days forward after leveraging his distinctive navigation abilities and vitality administration within the race.

“Yeah, one other very lengthy day in the present day. It wasn’t too unhealthy although, not too draining or something, I simply tried to stick with the leaders on stage actually. Navigation was slightly difficult early on, so specializing in the roadbook was actually essential. Then, close to the top, I caught as much as the blokes in entrance however then needed to trip of their mud slightly bit. Total, it was an excellent stage and I’ve received a heap of vitality left for the previous couple of days, so I’m trying ahead to the times forward.” – Daniel Sanders

The general provisional classification after stage eight sees Ricky Brabec main from Ross Department and Jose Ignacia Cornejo Florimo in third place. The competitors stays fierce, and with half of the rally accomplished, each Australian riders goal to push tougher within the coming levels, showcasing the resilience and willpower that outline the spirit of the Dakar Rally.

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1 9 (USA) RICKY BRABEC MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 32H 37′ 20” 00H 01′ 00”
2 46 (BWA) ROSS BRANCH HERO MOTOSPORTS TEAM RALLY 32H 37′ 21” + 00H 00′ 01” 00H 01′ 00”
3 11 (CHL) JOSE IGNACIO CORNEJO FLORIMO MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 32H 44′ 08” + 00H 06′ 48” 00H 06′ 00”
4 42 (FRA) ADRIEN VAN BEVEREN MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 32H 51′ 59” + 00H 14′ 39”
5 47 (ARG) KEVIN BENAVIDES RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING 33H 01′ 59” + 00H 24′ 39” 00H 03′ 00”
6 2 (AUS) TOBY PRICE RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING 33H 08′ 20” + 00H 31′ 00”
7 5 (AUS) DANIEL SANDERS RED BULL GASGAS FACTORY RACING 33H 15′ 01” + 00H 37′ 41”
8 1 (ARG) LUCIANO BENAVIDES HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING 33H 20′ 32” + 00H 43′ 12” 00H 15′ 00”
9 142 (SVK) STEFAN SVITKO SLOVNAFT RALLY TEAM 33H 47′ 53” + 01H 10′ 33”
10 23 (CZE) MARTIN MICHEK ORION – MOTO RACING GROUP 34H 20′ 41” + 01H 43′ 21” 00H 01′ 00”