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2015 Dakar Rally | Stage 1-6 Motorcycle Video Highlights

2015 Dakar Rally | Stage 1-6 Motorcycle Video Highlights
Team HRC Honda’s Joan Barreda Bort

2015 Dakar Rally Video Highlights

The first half of the 2015 Dakar Rally is complete, the field of competitors competing six of 13 stages.

Saturday marks the only rest day of the 2015 Dakar Rally, the riders currently taking it easy in Iquique, Chile. But it’s just physical relaxing – the riders minds are at full throttle as they work on their bikes and planning out the next few stages.

At the halfway point, Team HRC Honda’s Joan Barreda Bort has the overall lead. The Spaniard’s total time is 21 hours, 38 minutes and 35 seconds. He leads fellow country man – four-time Dakar winner Marc Coma – by 12:27 minutes. Barreda Bort’s teammate Paolo Conclaves is third overall, 17:12 seconds back.

To recap the 2015 Dakar Rally so far, following are the podium results and the official summary videos of each stage.

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 1 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Sam Sunderland, KTM

2. Paolo Gonclaves, Honda

3. Marc Coma, KTM

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 2 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Joan Barreda Bort, Honda

2. Paolo Gonclaves, Honda

3. Ruben Faria, KTM

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 3 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Matthias Walker, KTM

2. Marc Coma, KTM

3. Joan Barreda Bort, Honda

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 4 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Joan Barreda Bort, Honda

2. Marc Coma, KTM

3. Pablo Quintanilla, KTM

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 5 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Marc Coma, KTM

2. Joan Barreda Bort, Honda

3. Pablo Quintanilla, KTM

2015 Dakar Rally, Stage 6 Podium Results & Video Recap (Summary):

1. Helder Rodrigues, Honda

2. Toby Price, KTM

3. Paolo Gonclaves, Honda

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling.

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