Antoine Meo - Toby Price - Red Bull KTM Factory Racing - Dakar Rally 2018

After almost 1000kms of racing over two stages, Toby Price has shown why he is a former Dakar winner.  At the end of stage eight, Price crossed the line in third position and currently sits fourth in the standings.

Toby Price: “It’s been a really long marathon stage – yesterday was 430km and today was 490km – the two longest of the event. I’m feeling a little bit sore after racing for nearly 1,000km but apparently we have another rest day tomorrow due to the stage being cancelled. I’m not complaining, I could certainly use the time to recharge, but everyone gets the same break and will be fired up and ready to go again on Tuesday. All-in-all, I’m feeling good and the bike is awesome. I know the stages in Argentina are going to be tough and there are still a lot of kilometres to cover, but I’m in a good position and not had any issues. The idea is to just stay focused and keep doing what we’ve been doing.”
Provisional Results Stage Eight – 2018 Dakar Rally
1. Antoine Meo (FRA), KTM, 5:24:01
2. Ricky Brabec (USA), Honda, 5:25:09 +1:08
3. Toby Price (AUT), KTM, 5:26:46 +2:45
4. Kevin Benavides (ARG), Honda, 5:29:53 +5:52
5. Stefan Svitko (SVK), KTM, 5:30:47 +6:46

Provisional Standings after Stage Eight – 2018 Dakar Rally 
1. Adrien van Beveren (FRA), Yamaha, 27:22:03
2. Kevin Benavides (ARG), Honda, 27:22:25 +0:22
3. Matthias Walkner (AUT), 27:28:37 +6:34
4. Toby Price (AUT), KTM, 27:29:38 +7:35
5. Joan Barreda (ESP), Honda, 27:30:04 +8:01