Breaking News: Tony Price has been airlifted to hospital after fracturing his femur during stage four of the Dakar.

Australian bike rider Toby Price has charged to the top of the standings in the Dakar Rally, dominating in the second stage and beating his nearest rival by almost three minutes.

Aussie motorbike racer Toby Price is off to a solid start in his Dakar Rally title defence. The 39th edition of the legendary race got underway in Paraguay overnight.