Articles Posted in the " Cyril Despres " Category


  • KTM: 10th Consecutive Dakar Win

    KTM: 10th Consecutive Dakar Win

    2011 Dakar News

    KTM on Saturday wrote another chapter in its history when the sports motorcycle market leaders celebrated taking its tenth consecutive Dakar Rally title.

    The 2011 Dakar was won in heroic style by Marc Coma closely followed by Cyril Despres, who between them have taken the past six Dakar titles for the Austrian brand.


  • 2011 Dakar: Cyril Despres Final Report

    2011 Dakar: Cyril Despres Final Report

    2011 Dakar News

    Marc Coma held on to his lead over the last stage to win the 2011 Dakar 15’04 ahead of eternal rival Cyril Despres (Red Bull KTM).

    There was however a major podium upset when Chaleco Lopez’s suspension broke just kilometres from the end, handing third place to the Portuguese rider Helder Rodrigues.




  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 12 Results

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 12 Results

    San Juan to Cordoba

    The penultimate stage of the 2011 Dakar Rally brought the motorcycle field through 678 km, including a 123-km special. And for the fifth time of the 33rd edition of the Dakar Rally, Marc Coma took the victory Friday aboard the KTM Rally 450.


  • 2011 Dakar: Despres & Stage 11 Report

    2011 Dakar: Despres & Stage 11 Report

    2011 Dakar News

    Three times Dakar winner Cyril Despres went all out on Thursday to claw back a couple of vital minutes on overall leader and fellow KTM factory rider Marc Coma to take his third stage victory in this, the 33rd edition of the world’s most famous rally.


  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 11 Video

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 11 Video

    2011 Dakar Rally Video

    For the third time of the 2011 Dakar Rally, Cyril Despres took victory aboard his KTM Rally 450.

    The Frenchman won Thursday’s Stage 11 race after the motorcycle field had to endure a 370-km, two-part special through the canyons at the foothills of the Andes, from Chilecito to San Juan.




  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 10 Video

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 10 Video

    2011 Dakar Rally Video

    Marc Coma’s start to Stage 10 of the 2011 Dakar Rally wasn’t the best, but a mistake by fellow KTM rider Cyril Despres gave the Spaniard the victory on Wednesday. Taking third was another KTN 450 Rally rider, Ruben Faria.


  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 10 Results

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 10 Results

    Copiapo to Chilecito

    After a mistake by his nemesis, Marc Coma took victory Wednesday at Stage 10 of the 33rd edition of the Dakar Rally. Due to his win aboard the KTM Rally 450, Coma has now extended his overall Dakar lead to 18:10 over his main challenger, Cyril Despres.


  • Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 8

    Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 8

    Dakar 2011

    During Stage 8 of the 2011 Dakar Rally, Over the long 508 km special, from Antofagasta to Copiapo, victory went to Marc Coma, 1’55 ahead of Cyril Despres on his Red Bull KTM, with Chaleco Lopez third at 4’21. Overall Coma increases his lead to 9’19 over Cyril with Lopez now at 22’48.


  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 8 | Video

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 8 | Video

    2011 Dakar Rally Video

    Stage 8 at the 2011 Dakar Rally tested the motorcycle riders’ abilities as they pummeled through desert from Antofagasta to Copiapo, 268 km of road, 508 km of timed special.

    Taking the stage win was KTM 450 Rally rider Mar Coma; the win was the Spaniard’s third so far in the Dakar 2011.


  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 8 Results

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles: Stage 8 Results

    Antofagasta to Copiapo

    For the third time in the 2011 Dakar Rally, Marc Coma was victorious aboard the KTM 450 Rally.

    The Spaniard took the victory on Monday at Stage 8 of Dakar 2011, which brought the motorcyclists through 268 km of road, and then 508 km of timed special.


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