TOP 10 FOR PRICE AND SANDERS AT DAKAR


2 hours in the past | Phrases: Matt Bernard | Images: Crimson Bull Content material Pool/GasGas/KTM

The forty sixth version of the Dakar Rally, famend because the world’s hardest rally-raid, concluded with thrilling performances from Australia’s Daniel Sanders and Toby Worth. Battling by the gruelling 13-day occasion, each riders showcased distinctive ability and resilience.

Toby Worth, a Dakar Rally Legend competing in his tenth version, delivered quick and constant rides. Overcoming early navigational errors, Worth steadily climbed the chief board, securing a number of top-five stage outcomes, together with a runner-up end on the ultimate stage. His resilience led to a commendable fifth-place total end.

Toby Worth on his KTM of the Crimson Bull KTM Manufacturing facility Racing Group throughout the Stage 8 of the Dakar 2024 on January 15, 2024 between Al Duwadimi and Hail, Saudi Arabia // Florent Gooden / DPPI / Crimson Bull Content material Pool // SI202401150514 // Utilization for editorial use solely //

Worth expressed his ideas on the difficult occasion, stating, “For us, it’s positively been a extremely powerful occasion this 12 months. It’s at all times a superb outcome when you may get to the end line in a single piece on the Dakar, and right here we’re, joyful and wholesome.”

In a parallel narrative, Crimson Bull GASGAS Manufacturing facility Racing’s Daniel Sanders confronted his personal set of challenges, finishing the Dakar Rally after a 12 months marred by accidents. Securing a stable eighth place total, Sanders showcased resilience and dedication, overcoming a badly damaged femur in Could 2023.

Sanders commented on his exceptional journey, saying, “Coming in, I didn’t have a lot preparation in any respect. I broke my femur actually badly eight months in the past, and I solely had December on the bike to arrange.”

Andreas Hölzl, acknowledging the numerous problem Sanders confronted, acknowledged, “It was a extremely huge problem for Daniel to even line up at this 12 months’s Dakar, and I’ve lots of respect for him.”

Daniel Sanders (AUS) of Crimson Bull Fuel Fuel Manufacturing facility Racing is seen on the end line of Rally Dakar 2024 in Yambu, Saudi Arabia on January 19, 2024 // Marcelo Maragni / Crimson Bull Content material Pool // SI202401190236 // Utilization for editorial use solely //

RESULTS

1 9 (USA) RICKY BRABEC MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 51H 30′ 08” 00H 01′ 00”
2 46 (BWA) ROSS BRANCH HERO MOTOSPORTS TEAM RALLY 51H 41′ 01” + 00H 10′ 53” 00H 01′ 00”
3 42 (FRA) ADRIEN VAN BEVEREN MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 51H 42′ 33” + 00H 12′ 25”
4 47 (ARG) KEVIN BENAVIDES RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING 52H 08′ 56” + 00H 38′ 48” 00H 04′ 00”
5 2 (AUS) TOBY PRICE RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING 52H 15′ 36” + 00H 45′ 28”
6 11 (CHL) JOSE IGNACIO CORNEJO FLORIMO MONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 52H 16′ 46” + 00H 46′ 38” 00H 06′ 00”
7 1 (ARG) LUCIANO BENAVIDES HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING 52H 23′ 39” + 00H 53′ 31” 00H 16′ 00”
8 5 (AUS) DANIEL SANDERS RED BULL GASGAS FACTORY RACING 52H 44′ 40” + 01H 14′ 32”
9 142 (SVK) STEFAN SVITKO SLOVNAFT RALLY TEAM 53H 26′ 36” + 01H 56′ 28”
10 23 (CZE) MARTIN MICHEK ORION – MOTO RACING GROUP 54H 18′ 57” + 02H 48′ 49” 00H 01′ 00”