Loprais ends Dakar with third place in Qiddiya Grand Prix
On Friday, January 17, Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora took the third place in the Qiddiya Grand Prix, the final stage of Dakar Rally 2020. In the end, the Instaforex Loprais Team with a brand-new Praga V4S DKR finishes in the seventh place overall in a Truck category.
Cracked half-shaft cost Loprais three positions
The InstaForex Loprais Team could not properly enjoy today's beautiful stage in the Empty Quarter. Just a day before the end of Dakar Rally 2020, Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora faced technical issues and got stuck in the sand twice.
Loprais survived and is now even closer to the podium
Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora have a lot to do in a bivouac today after the tenth stage of Dakar Rally 2020. The new Praga V4S DKR needs a good service, but this time it is only on the crew, without their mechanics.
Loprais and Praga slowed down by cracked exhaust pipe
After yesterday's success, Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora continued in the Dakar Rally 2020 in a great way.
First Top 3 stage result for Loprais and Praga
InstaForex Loprais Teams' Praga V4S DKR took its first-ever Top 3 result. Ale? Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora were classified third in the eighth stage of Dakar Rally 2020.
A day when results don't matter - Instaforex Loprais Team grieves for Paul Goncalves
During the seventh stage of Dakar Rally 2020, the cross-country rally community was hit with tragic news as a Portuguese biker Paul Goncalves has passed away. Following the bad news, not many crews cared about the results or overall standings after the stage.
Loprais drives fast. Together, they are in fourth place halfway through Dakar 2020
Praga V4S DKR handled the longest stage yet beautifully. Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi and Petr Pokora finished in the sixth place and now they can enjoy a free day in Riyadh as the fourth best crew in the Truck category.
Loprais' favourite dunes brought worries, but also another position
One position per day. That could easily sum up the last four days for Instaforex Loprais Team at Dakar Rally 2020. But the reality is not so simple as Ales Loprais, Khalid Alkendi, Petr Pokora and the whole team must pay with sweat and cumulating fatigue for every small success.
Another improvement for Loprais, the fifth place serves as a reward for suffering
The first ever Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia is fulfilling the expectations - it is extremely hard. But the Instaforex Loprais Team crew keeps going.