Aussie Rider Toby Price Wins Motorcycle Division Of Dakar Rally

17/01/2016 10:57 AM AEDT | Updated January 17, 2016 10:58
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Australia’s Toby Price, of the Red Bull KTM Factory Team, races during the tenth stage of the Dakar Rally, between Belen and La Rioja, Argentina, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

Toby Price has become the first Australian to win any category of the Dakar Rally.

He took out the motorcycle division after placing third on debut last year. taking out the motorcycle division in this year's race after placing third on debut last year.

The 28-year-old from Newcastle finished 39 minutes ahead of Slovakian KTM team-mate Stefan Svitko.

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