‘This Dakar is being crazy’

The Argentinian Kevin Benavides (Honda), new leader of the motorcycle general of the Dakar Rally with 51 seconds of advantage about the american Ricky Brabec (Honda), he was “willing and ready to fight to the end” for the title.

Benavides analyzed the situation of the race after the abandonment of the hitherto leader, the Chilean José Ignacio Cornejo, who suffered a fall in the tenth special: “Let all times back together. This Dakar has been crazy, anything can happen every day “.


“Happy” to see himself first, Benavides indicated that there are “two days” left, in which it will be “very important to remain focused and continue working with the same desire.”

“I am willing and ready to fight to the end,” he said.

The Argentine, who aspires to become the first South American motorcycle rally champion, leads the standings with a 51-second advantage over the defending champion, Ricky brabec.

After ten stages, there are only two stages left for the conclusion of the Dakar Rally, which for the second consecutive year is held in Saudi Arabia.