2021 Dakar Rally
2021 Dakar Round DAK21
Strong start from Ough Brabec and Joan Barreda within the 2021 Dakar
The curtain rose nowadays on the 2021 Dakar Rally using a short prologue. The rehearsals are usually over and it’s now showtime, along with everything counting from this moment forward.
The particular Monster Energy Honda Team cyclists got off to a fine start the opening 10-kilometre special. The particular curtain-raiser, which was held in the vicinity of Jeddah, proved to be a tough one in terms of routing, on a route that took in certain mountainous tracks as well as more open up, faster stretches.
Several riders opted for more prudent strategies, waiting to make their mark within tomorrow’s first full stage, nevertheless current Dakar Rally title owner, American Ricky Brabec wasn’t keeping back in his first contact with the particular Saudi desert. Brabec set a good time of the 101 motorcycle participants within this edition of the Dakar to become the very first leader of the race. The prologue had a factor 4 (time by 4) for the general standings from the race.
Behind your pet, Monster Energy Honda Team squad-mate, Joan Barreda, was the first of the particular team’s four riders, notching upward an excellent time, some six mere seconds shy of Brabec.
Argentinean rider Kevin Benavides required the conservative option. Setting a great pace, he was able to mingle along with the front-runners and tomorrow will certainly tackle the stage from a good optimal start position. José Ignacio Cornejo was also riding in cautious setting, attempting not to make any mistakes interpreting the roadbook. The Chilean registered times not far off the particular day’s fastest rider and his begin position tomorrow will allow him to take the attack.
The next day, Sunday, sees the first stage from the Dakar 2021, which will be contested completely on-track between Jeddah and Bisha. Competitors can expect 277 kilometres associated with special timed out of a 622-kilometre total trek. The route will move across several valleys with several areas requiring deft roadbook reading abilities. Some of the stony sections could show detrimental to the tyres.