Ales Loprais at the end of the 2022 Dakar Rally: Big thanks to everyone
The InstaForex Loprais Praga teams' crew of Ales Loprais, Jaroslav Valtr jr. and Petr Pokora with a Praga truck finished the 2022 Dakar Rally in 21st place in the trucks category. Their battle for the podium was halted in the final quarter of the competition following technical issues.
Dakar 2022: InstaForex Loprais Team back on the top
You can have bad days, but never give up fighting. Those words were motivating the whole InstaForex Loprais Team as they returned to the competition after retiring at the tenth stage. However, Ales Loprais and his crew definitely do not want to just participate, but they pushed hard and even had good fun at the stage.
Dakar 2022: Ales Loprais did not finish stage after a bad jump
Just three days before the end of the 2022 Dakar Rally, all hopes are over for the InstaForex Loprais Team crew in the trucks category. After a jump from a relatively small dune, the Praga V4S DKR had to stop with a steering failure. Luckily, the crew is unhurt.
Dakar 2022: Ales Loprais strengthens his position
After the ninth stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally, Ales Loprais in his Praga V4S DKR has managed to increase the gap to Andrey Karginov in Kamaz. He finished three minutes ahead of the Russian and has strengthened his fourth place in the trucks overall standings.
Dakar 2022: Ales Loprais in a grip of Kamaz
After two-thirds of the 2022 Dakar Rally, Ales Loprais, Jaroslav Valtr jr. and Petr Pokora with their Praga V4S DKR truck hold fourth position in the provisional standings, behind three trucks of Kamaz factory team. After the eighth stage of the rally, they now also have to watch out for Andrey Karginov with the other truck from Naberezhnye Chelny.
Dakar 2022: Ales Loprais improved his position
After the seventh stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally, Ales Loprais and his crew have moved up to fourth place in the overall standings. On Sunday, the Praga V4S DKR of the Instaforex Loprais Praga Team kept up with the overall leaders throughout the whole stage.
Dakar 2022: Halfway through, Loprais is closing on his rivals
In the sixth stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally, Ales Loprais and his crew finished in fourth place. Just before a scheduled rest day, they have managed to reduce the gap to their competitors ahead by several minutes. Including those on the podium positions.
Dakar 2022: Loprais keeps up with leaders and holds his position
The 2022 Dakar Rally continued with a challenging fifth stage, as all competitors and their vehicles had a rough day. However, the Instaforex Loprais Praga Team handled the difficult stage without a hiccup and the crew remains in fifth place in the trucks overall standings.
Dakar 2022: Collision complicated the longest stage for Loprais
The fourth stage of this year's Dakar Rally turned out to be extremely dramatic for the Instaforex Loprais Team. After a collision with one of the buggies, in which the crew was innocent, the Praga V4S DKR #508 truck had to tackle most of the longest stage of the event without shock absorbers on the right rear wheel. Yet, Ales Loprais, Jaroslav Valtr jr. and Petr Pokora managed to defend their fifth place in the trucks overall standings.