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  • Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 5

    Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 5

    Dakar 2011

    During Stage 5 of the 2011 Dakar Rally, victory on the special went to Paulo Gonçalves ahed of local hero ‘Chaleco’ Lopez at 2’18, with Verhoeven third (at 2’19).

    Cyril Despres riding the Red Bull KTM finished fifth at 4’10 with fellow KTM enduro motorcycle rider Ruben Faria 7th at 12’05.



  • Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 2

    Cyril Despres Talks Dakar Stage 2

    Dakar 2011

    Starting the Dakar Rally first this morning, after teammate Ruben Faria received a one-minute time penalty yesterday evening, Cyril Despres and his Red Bull KTM 450cc machine opened the piste the entire length of today’s special.

    Despres easily took the enduro motorcycle racing victory 1’49 ahead of Marc Coma, with David Casteu third (at 3’46).



  • Dakar: KTM & Despres Stage 2 Report

    Dakar: KTM & Despres Stage 2 Report

    2011 Dakar Stage 2 Results

    Cyril Despres, closely shadowed throughout the day by his eternal nemesis and fellow KTM factory rider Marc Coma, emerged the winner of Stage Two of the 33rd edition of the Dakar Rally on Monday as riders took on the challenge from Cordoba to San Miguel as they head north through Argentina on this epic 16-day ride.


  • 2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 1 Video

    2011 Dakar Motorcycles | Stage 1 Video

    2011 Dakar Video

    Stage One of the 2011 Dakar Rally in Argentina wrapped up on Sunday with reigning title holder Cyril Despres of Andorra taking first overall on the KTM 450 Rally for the motorcycle field. Depres’ teammate, Ruben Faria, of Portugal, initially took first, but a last-minute penalty for speeding dropped him to second overall.



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