Entries by Steve McDowall

Andrew Houlihan ready to race in 2024

After injury took him out of the 2023 FIM Baja World Cup, Albury based rider Andrew Houlihan is ready to race again. He is one of the most tenacious competitors in the game and now plans to compete in all eight rounds of the 2024 FIM Baja World Cup, and then back up for the 2025 Dakar Rally.

It’s back to racing at Baja Aragón

After a 3 month break in competition the 2023 FIM Bajas World Cup fires up again in the mountainous region of Teruel in Spain. The event will be shortened by a day and competitors are expecting tough conditions and extreme heat.

Baja TT Dehesa Extremadura 2023

Andrew Houlihan has now extended his lead in the Veterans class and has a 37 point lead over second placed Mohamed Al Kaabi.
The result also moves him to 3rd overall in the World Championship.

Qatar Baja 2023: Prologue

Andrew Houlihan is in Qatar to compete in the 2023 Qatar International Baja, the second round of the 2023 FIM Bajas World Cup. With the short Prologue completed he will start Stage 1 tomorrow from 21st position.

2022 Dakar Rally – Stage 12

Stage 12: Bisha to Jeddah The 2022 Dakar Rally is over and Sam Sunderland (#3 – GasGas) has won for the second time, five years after he took his first title on a KTM. The last day consisted of a 250 km liaison and then a short 163 km special stage, followed by a 280 […]

2022 Dakar Rally – Stage 11

Dunes, dunes and more dunes today! Big, small and then HUGE ones according to Vasileios Boudros (#147 – Husqvarna)!!! “I didn’t think they would ever end.” Stage 11, the second last stage of this year’s Dakar, threw a lot of challenges at the riders.