Sara Price Wins Stage 10 in SSV Making History as the 1st American Woman and Third in Dakar History to Capture a Stage Win
January 17, 2024 (Al Ula, Saudi Arabia) - Stage 10 saw competitors return to the stunning landscapes of Al Ula with a 371 km selective and two road sections. Despite a challenging and tricky course, Sara Price and navigator Jeremy Gray had an exceptional stage - winning the SSV classification and making history. Price joins the prestigious club of Dakar legends Jutta Kleinschmidt and Christina Gutierrez as the third woman to win a stage in the world’s toughest rally.
Price has been running consistently with top 10 results in each of the SSV stages at the 2024 Dakar but today topped it all with Sara reaching a key goal in her Dakar quest. The American racer continues to impress as she is accomplishing this feat as both a privateer and Dakar Rally rookie.
With only two stages remaining, the team heads into stage 11 tomorrow in 2nd position in SSV, 1st in the World Rally-Raid Championship (W2RC).
''It was absolutely amazing to be able to win this stage, it means a whole lot. Not only were we the First American Woman to win a stage but we were the third Woman Ever to be able to achieve that. So this is big in the history making and I hope to make America proud!'' Price said.