Articles Posted in the " Dakar Rally " Category

  • KTM and Husaberg Partner with SuperB

    KTM and Husaberg Partner with SuperB

    KTM News

    The FMF/KTM Factory Racing Team and Husaberg Factory Racing Team are excited to announce a new partnership with SuperB that will extend throughout the remainder of the 2011 racing season.

    SuperB introduced a revolutionary new battery type, specifically designed for motorcycles, that replaces the existing lead/acid battery with a lithium-ion technology.


  • 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.


  • Honda: 2011 Dakar Rally Results

    Honda: 2011 Dakar Rally Results

    Dakar 2011

    Honda’s Quinn Cody has astonished with a top 10 overall finish in what has been his first Dakar Rally. What’s more, Honda’s 10-times Women’s Trial World Champion, Laia Sanz, has taken a stunning victory in women’s category on her Dakar debut.


  • Marc Coma Wins Third Dakar Rally

    Marc Coma Wins Third Dakar Rally

    Dakar 2011

    Repsol sponsored Marc Coma (KTM) showed again that he is one of the best Dakar Rally riders of all time by securing his third Dakar motorcycle racing victory. A triumph that was rounded-off with the first position of Laia Sanz, in the female class.


  • 2011 Dakar: KTM Celebrates 10th Win

    2011 Dakar: KTM Celebrates 10th Win

    2011 Dakar Rally

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

    The Dakar race 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.


  • Dakar Rally: Yamaha Stage 11 Update

    Dakar Rally: Yamaha Stage 11 Update

    2011 Dakar Rally

    Stages 12 and 13 and almost 700km of special are all that remain in the 2011 Dakar – the 33rd edition of the world’s toughest race – and Yamaha are on the edge of another top-of-the-leader-board finish thanks to the skills and exertions of Helder Rodrigues and his Yamaha Racing France Ipone team.



  • Dakar: Honda Europe Stage 8 Report

    Dakar: Honda Europe Stage 8 Report

    2011 Dakar Rally

    As the Dakar Rally moves into its second half, Quinn Cody of Team Honda Europe is riding top ten times and has moved into 8th position overall after Stage 8 on Monday.

    Flying through the Dakar stages, the American competing aboard the Honda CRF 450 Dakar X is enjoying every moment of what is his first Dakar Rally.




  • 2011 Dakar Rally: Honda Europe Start Report

    2011 Dakar Rally: Honda Europe Start Report

    2011 Dakar Rally

    The Honda 450 Dakar X holds is right at the sharp end of things, piloted by American Quinn Cody, as he rides with the elite in the 2011 Dakar Rally in Argentina.

    It proved about right for the rally organizers to award start number 15 to him at the 33rd Dakar Rally, for that is close to his result on the first special stage.



  • Yamaha Primed for 2011 Dakar

    Yamaha Primed for 2011 Dakar

    Yamaha Primed for 2011 Dakar

    The 33rd Dakar Rally draws ever closer and the 2011 edition of the historic and daunting event will begin in Buenos Aires on new year’s day with Yamaha hopeful of further good results in the motorcycling category thanks to the excellent support of Yamaha Motor France and their potent Team Yamaha Racing France Ipone.


  • 2011 Dakar: Team Giofil Aprilia Preview

    2011 Dakar: Team Giofil Aprilia Preview

    2011 Dakar

    The 32nd edition of the Dakar Rally is only three weeks away. For the third consecutive year, the most famous rally in the world will be held in Argentina and Chile, with a huge number of entries in bike/quads: 230 competitors at the starting line.

    They are all ready to face the 9605 km Dakar race divided in 13 stages, and so is the Team Aprilia Giofil.


  • Dakar Rest Day 1: Despres and Coma update

    Dakar Rest Day 1: Despres and Coma update

    Dakar Rallies are always tough but KTM-supported riders Cyril Despres and Marc Coma both rode to glory on Friday before the rest day Saturday in what was a marathon 7 hours and 600 km of extreme terrain. Despres and Coma were 1-2 at the finish line and also in the overall standings.


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