Articles Posted in the " Helder Rodrigues " Category








  • Sardegna Rally Race: Stage 4 Despres Report

    Sardegna Rally Race: Stage 4 Despres Report

    2011 Sardegna Rally Race

    Second on the first special of the day, 16 seconds behind Marc Coma, and fourth on the second special (at 1′:26), Cyril Despres (Red Bull KTM) maintains his second place overall 6:46 behind Dakar teammate Coma, with Helder Rodrigues just holding on to third place (at 24:31).



  • 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: Giofil Aprilia Final Report

    2011 Dakar: Giofil Aprilia Final Report

    2011 Dakar Rally News

    After 9605 km, the Dakar 2011 is back to Buenos Aires. The last stage was the hardest for Aprilia Giofil Team.

    Francisco Lopez watches how his virtual podium fades away while Alain Duclos receives a huge penalty after yesterday´s mistake. It´s just the Dakar’s law.



  • 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.


  • Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Halfway

    Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Halfway

    Dakar 2011

    After having been announced winner of the sixth stage of the 2011 Dakar Rally, Ruben Faria on his Red Bull KTM motorcycle was finally reclassified 3rd following an race organizer timing error.

    This meant that the Dakar motorcycle racing victory was passed to Helder Rodrigues with Cyril Despres second.



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