Articles Posted in the " Cyril Despres " Category








  • KTM’s Despres Wins Rally Dos Sertoes

    KTM’s Despres Wins Rally Dos Sertoes

    2011 Dos Sertoes Rally

    KTM factory rally rider and three times Dakar winner Cyril Despres on Friday completed the more than 4000-kilometer 19th edition of the Dos Sertoes Rally right through Brazil, winning the 10-day event by just a little over two minutes. It was his second Dos Sertoes title as he also won here in 2006.


  • Despres Continues to Lead Sertoes

    Despres Continues to Lead Sertoes

    Cyril Despres iReport

    More fun in the sun here in Brazil, the same as it has been every day since I got here. Yesterday there was just a hundredth of a second between second place Felipe Zanol and me. Today was another tight stage.

    It was not the most interesting stage I have ever been on in my life, the first part was just straight and fast.



  • Sardegna Rally: KTM Coma/Despres Report

    Sardegna Rally: KTM Coma/Despres Report

    2011 Motorcycle Rally Racing

    Spaniard Marc Coma and Frenchman Cyril Despres, both double winners of the mighty Dakar Rally, continued their domination of rally sport this week finishing the 5-day 2011 Sardegna Rally in 1-2 and far ahead of the opposition.


  • Repsol KTM: Marc Coma to Sardinia

    Repsol KTM: Marc Coma to Sardinia

    Raids World Championship

    The third round of the 2011 Raids World Championship will take place in the next five days in Sardinia, with Marc Coma as one of the main favorites to take victory.

    The Repsol KTM rider, current winner of the Dakar, has already won in the Italian island in another four occasions (2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010).


  • Dakar Champ Races Corvette C3R

    Dakar Champ Races Corvette C3R

    Cyril Despres News

    Three-time Dakar winner Cyril Despres has decided to compete in a different kind of racing rather than the two-wheeled machines he’s used to piloting.

    Despres (KTM Dakar rider) recently accepted the generous offer of sponsors Maison France Confort to compete in the prestigious Tour Auto Optic 2000 at the wheel of a 1971 Chevrolet Corvette C3R.


  • Cyril Despres Speaks Le Touquet Enduro

    Cyril Despres Speaks Le Touquet Enduro

    2011 Le Touquet

    After finishing second at the 2011 Dakar, Cyril Despres didn’t take much time off from the racing scene. He did a few interviews, and then traveled to Paris for the Le Touquet enduro. In the following text, Cyril Despres discusses his "off season."


  • 2011 Dakar: Belaustegui on KTM 150 XC

    2011 Dakar: Belaustegui on KTM 150 XC

    2011 Dakar News

    The Dakar Rally is as much about adventure as it is about winning. While the limelight may rest with the leaders like KTM’s 3-times winners Marc Coma and Cyril Despres, there are dozens of other passionate KTM riders who fulfill a dream by competing in this great rally.


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