Price is now a minute behind the Chilean rider overall

Former Dakar champion Toby Price is still in with a shout of taking the 2021 title after only losing a little time to overall leader Jose Cornejo.

Price is now 1’06s behind the Monster Honda man after stage eight but the Australian was hampered by the effects of his crash yesterday.

“It was really tough for me today. I struggled with focusing a lot this morning with the road-book. I was a little bit tired from yesterday’s crash. It was good to make it to the finishing line with me, myself and the bike,” said Price.

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“I’m glad I’m here and we’ll fix everything up tonight, then get ready for the last few days. The chin’s alright, it’s just a little bit hard to eat.

“It’s a little bit swollen and I’ve got a bit of a headache, but it’s not too bad – there are no bones broken or anything, I just got some stitches in the cut. It’s all good, it’s fine.”

Dakar 2021 stage eight results

14
(CHL) JOSE IGNACIO CORNEJO FLORIMOMONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 202103H 08′ 40”

23
(AUS) TOBY PRICERED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM03H 09′ 45”+ 00H 01′ 05”
31
(USA) RICKY BRABECMONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 202103H 11′ 30”+ 00H 02′ 50”
45
(GBR) SAM SUNDERLANDRED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM03H 12′ 26”+ 00H 03′ 46”
547
(ARG) KEVIN BENAVIDESMONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 202103H 14′ 09”+ 00H 05′ 29”
688
(ESP) JOAN BARREDA BORTMONSTER ENERGY HONDA TEAM 202103H 14′ 27”+ 00H 05′ 47”
721
(AUS) DANIEL SANDERSKTM FACTORY TEAM03H 15′ 09”+ 00H 06′ 29”
852
(AUT) MATTHIAS WALKNERRED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM03H 15′ 12”+ 00H 06′ 32”
99
(USA) SKYLER HOWESBAS DAKAR KTM RACING TEAM03H 15′ 33”+ 00H 06′ 53”
1024
(DEU) SEBASTIAN BÜHLERHERO MOTOSPORTS TEAM RALLY03H 16′ 38”+ 00H 07′ 58”
1118
(BWA) ROSS BRANCHMONSTER ENERGY YAMAHA RALLY TEAM03H 17′ 58”+ 00H 09′ 18”
1215
(ESP) LORENZO SANTOLINOSHERCO FACTORY03H 18′ 13”+ 00H 09′ 33”
1342
(FRA) ADRIEN VAN BEVERENMONSTER ENERGY YAMAHA RALLY TEAM03H 21′ 28”+ 00H 12′ 48”
1411
(SVK) STEFAN SVITKOSLOVNAFT RALLY TEAM03H 21′ 30”+ 00H 12′ 50”
1532
(ESP) TOSHA SCHAREINAFN SPEED – KTM TEAM03H 22′ 54”+ 00H 14′ 14”
1622
(POL) MACIEJ GIEMZAORLEN TEAM03H 24′ 43”+ 00H 16′ 03”
1731
(CZE) MARTIN MICHEKORION – MOTO RACING GROUP03H 24′ 46”+ 00H 16′ 06”
182
(CHL) PABLO QUINTANILLAROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING03H 27′ 20”+ 00H 18′ 40”
1974
(ESP) JAUME BETRIUFN SPEED – KTM TEAM03H 28′ 15”+ 00H 19′ 35”
2077
(ARG) LUCIANO BENAVIDESROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING03H 30′ 28”+ 00H 21′ 48”
2187
(ESP) ORIOL MENAFN SPEED – RIEJU TEAM03H 32′ 25”+ 00H 23′ 45”
2229
(ROU) EMANUEL GYENESAUTONET MOTORCYCLE TEAM03H 39′ 18”+ 00H 30′ 38”
2339
(FRA) BENJAMIN MELOTBENJAMIN MELOT03H 39′ 36”+ 00H 30′ 56”
24101
(GBR) DAVID KNIGHTHT RALLY RAID HUSQVARNA RACING03H 40′ 17”+ 00H 31′ 37”
2527
(PRT) JOAQUIM RODRIGUESHERO MOTOSPORTS TEAM RALLY03H 40′ 37”+ 00H 31′ 57”
2630
(LTU) ARUNAS GELAZNINKASZIGMAS DAKAR TEAM03H 41′ 07”+ 00H 32′ 27”
2744
(ESP) LAIA SANZGAS GAS FACTORY TEAM03H 43′ 01”+ 00H 34′ 21”
2817
(ESP) JOAN PEDRERO GARCIAFN SPEED – RIEJU TEAM03H 43′ 32”+ 00H 34′ 52”
2933
(IND) HARITH NOAH KOITHA VEETTILSHERCO FACTORY03H 44′ 47”+ 00H 36′ 07”
3054
(FRA) CAMILLE CHAPELIERETEAM BAINES RALLY03H 46′ 21”+ 00H 37′ 41”
31142
(ITA) MAURIZIO GERINISOLARYS RACING03H 46′ 39”+ 00H 37′ 59”
3263
(POL) KONRAD DABROWSKIDUUST RALLY TEAM03H 46′ 47”+ 00H 38′ 07”
3380
(AUS) MICHAEL BURGESSBAS DAKAR KTM RACING TEAM03H 47′ 47”+ 00H 39′ 07”
3495
(FRA) XAVIER FLICKXTREM RACING03H 48′ 36”+ 00H 39′ 56”
3526
(CZE) MILAN ENGELORION – MOTO RACING GROUP03H 49′ 37”+ 00H 40′ 57”
3653
(CZE) LIBOR PODMOLPODMOL DAKAR TEAM03H 53′ 25”+ 00H 44′ 45”
3748
(FRA) MATHIEU DOVEZENOMADE RACING ASSISTANCE03H 54′ 53”+ 00H 46′ 13”
3837
(CZE) DAVID PABISKAJANTAR TEAM03H 55′ 37”+ 00H 46′ 57”
3936
(CZE) JAN BRABECSTROJRENT RACING03H 57′ 32”+ 00H 48′ 52”00H 15′ 00”
4025
(NLD) PAUL SPIERINGSHT RALLY RAID HUSQVARNA RACING03H 58′ 07”+ 00H 49′ 27”

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