Dakar Stage Seven Results
Click video to see the highlights from Stage Seven (7) of the 2010 Dakar. France’s Cyril Despres won Stage 7 in the motorbike category, a stage in which defending champion Marc Coma returned to being his fiercest contender in the overall standings.
Some stages alone can represent several episodes of a race, which was the case for Stage 7 which took competitors back down the northern-Chile coast to a well-earned rest day in Antofagasta. The sheer distance and a mix of different terrains made life very tough for those remaining in the race.
KTM supported rider Marc Coma signaled his never say die spirit on Day Six of the 2010 Dakar by taking another stage victory and vaulting up to fourth in the overall standings. Coma’s stage victory was also indicative of his superb navigational skills.