Toby Price brave effort in 2018 Dakar Rally

Toby Price’s brave effort not enough

Australia’s only Dakar Rally champion, Toby Price, scored his second stage win today, but it will not be enough for the brave rider to claim his second title. Instead, he may finish a tantalising close second place. Toby rode brilliantly today to shave another 11 minutes off the lead even though the marathon 424km stage …

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Toby Price - Dakar Rally - glimmer of hope

Toby Price has glimmer of Dakar hope

Australia’s only Dakar Rally champion, Toby Price, has bounced back from a 49-minute deficit in stage 10 to win stage 11 and give him a glimmer of hope for a second victory. His first stage win in this rally jumps him from fifth to third position with a 50-minute deficit on his Red Bull KTM …

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Toby Price Dakar Rally shattered

Toby Price’s Dakar dream shattered

Aussie Toby Price’s dream of a second Dakar Rally win seems shattered after losing 49 minutes in the Argentinian dunes and river beds on stage 10. Toby was lost with five other leading riders, which totally changes the complexion of the rally. He now shuffles down the order to fifth position. As in 2016 when …

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Toby Price chases dakar lead

Toby Price chases Dakar Rally lead

Australia’s first Dakar Rally winner, Toby Price, is only 9:39 minutes off the rally lead as the riders finish their first week and go into a rest day tomorrow. Toby is sitting in fifth place overall with only 131 of the 142 riders remaining. Fortunately, Australia’s only other riders, Rodney Faggotter of Queensland and Sydney’s …

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Cheer on Toby Price Dakar Rally - Australia Day

Cheer on Toby Price in 2018 Dakar Rally

Australia’s only Dakar Rally winner, Toby Price, sets off on his fourth rally on Saturday (January 6, 2018) in an effort to score a second personal win and 17th consecutive victory for the KTM factory team. There are only two other Aussie riders to cheer on this year. Rodney Faggotter of Longreach, Queensland, is riding …

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Dakar Rally legend joins KTM Rallye

Dakar Rally winner Toby Price (pictured above) was a surprise guest at the second annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye for customers. Almost 200 riders took part in the five-night Rallye through the Blue Mountains and Upper Hunter region of New South Wales from March 5-10. Toby made a guest appearance on the first day at …

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Toby Price Australia Day Dakar Rally

Celebrate Australia Day with motorbike quiz

We’d like to celebrate Australia Day with an all-Australian motorbike trivia quiz. We also have questions about Aussie bike clubs, charities, racing legends and True Blue Aussie bike culture. If you’re a real Aussie and a dedicated motorbike rider, then it should be an easy quiz. See if you can get 10 out of 10 …

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2017 Dakar Rally rider - toby price

Cheers for Aussies in 2017 Dakar Rally

Australia started with four bike competitors in the shortened 2017 Dakar Rally Dakar and ended with two finishing in the top 50, both battling injuries. Third timer Todd Smith, 31, of Condobolin, NSW is 18th after being third on stage 10 and crashing heavily while Dakar debutante Matthew Hart, 34, of Blacktown finished with a …

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Scott Britnell hopes to compete in the 2017 Dakar Rally rally rider

Rally rider hopeful for 2018 Dakar

Queensland rally rider Scott Britnell has been watching the Dakar Rally on TV while recovering from a crash six months ago that also crashed his hopes of competing in this year’s event. However, Scott Britnell is still planning to join the gruelling rally next January and is busy raising funds with his KTM 450RR race bike arriving soon. “I …

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Dakar swamped

Dakar swamped by water, errors

The 2017 Dakar Rally has been swamped by flood waters and complaints about vague road books and errors by officials. Stage five was halved because of torrential rain and the sixth stage was called off, leaving some competitors stranded and the second week of the rally in doubt. Defending champion Aussie Toby Price is out after …

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