Sunday, March 26, 2023

Kevin Benavides wins Dakar Rally motorcycle title for second time

Argentinian rider Kevin Benavides received the Dakar Rally motorcycle title for a second time as the long-lasting endurance race got here to an finish on Sunday in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

The 34-year-old 2021 champion edged out Australian Toby Value by 43 seconds with Skyler Howes of america ending third, in line with race organisers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO).

Benavides trailed two-time champion Value by 12 seconds getting into Sunday’s 14th and last stage.

Nevertheless, he produced a sterling journey to win the stage and put up a time 55 seconds quicker than his 35-year-old rival.

The automobiles class is because of end a bit later with Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah heading in the right direction for a fifth win.

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