Peterhansel Claims Record Victory in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge as Sunderland Lands Third Bikes Title

Peterhansel Claims Record Victory in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge as Sunderland Lands Third Bikes Title

Emirati rider Ahli retains quads crown; Koolen the trucks winner Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Stephane Peterhansel underlined his place in the record books of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge with an assured drive to victory today as Sam Sunderland saved his best until last to secure a third bikes title in the event. While the 209 km Abu Dhabi Sports Council Stage 5 had the potential to repeat some of the final day dramas of previous years, cool heads ensured that Peterhansel and Sunderland arrived safely to the finish at Yas…

Loeb Makes it Three in a Row at Desert Challenge

Loeb Makes it Three in a Row at Desert Challenge

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Sebastien Loeb continued from where he left off overnight in the UAE’s Al Dhafra dunes, securing his third consecutive second place on stage four of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. The result means the Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) driver scored four more points towards his FIA World Rally-Raid campaign, as he closed the gap to WRRC competitors ahead of him on the leader board and moved up a place to seventh overall in the rally. The Desert Challenge presents terrain that is different to any of…