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McCanney tackles Dakar Rally

Saudi Arabian adventure for Manx star

Former Junior World Enduro Champion Jamie McCanney starts his first Dakar Rally today (Sunday).

The long-distance event begins in Jeddah with the two week test taking place in Saudi Arabia.

The 25-year-old Manxman is riding a 450 Yamaha and will hope to complete all 12 stages over 7,500 kilometres.

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