Dakar – Sam Sunderland (KTM) abandons the Dakar –


Sam Sunderland (KTM) abandons the Dakar

Dakar - Sam Sunderland (KTM) abandons the Dakar -

The first edition of the Dakar motorcycle in Saudi Arabia continues to decimate the favorites: the British rider Sam Sunderland is forced to retire on the fifth day of the rally-raid after a big crash on his official KTM…


After Yamaha with and, it’s KTM’s turn to lose one of its beachheads in Dakar 2020: Sam Sunderland – 6th in the provisional standings – has just retired after a big crash at Km 187 of the fifth stage…

  • Dakar 2020 – Stage 4:
  • MNC special file :

First Briton to win the Dakar in 2017, Sam Sunderland is injured in his lower back and left shoulder but has "not lost consciousness", ensures race management. 

The reigning world rally cross champion was keen to win after winning stage two and then stage four. His second success, however, had been withdrawn following a .

The 30-year-old n ° 3 was 19’11 behind the overall leader, the American Ricky Brabec on his factory Honda. Consolation for KTM: its second star driver, Toby Price, seems today to be heading towards his second stage victory with about two minutes in advance at Km 303 of this fifth day of racing.

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