2013 Dakar Media Thread - Pics and Videos Only

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Dread Pendragon, Dec 28, 2012.

  1. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    a few more photos from Dakar.com stage 12.




    [​IMG]


    #3 - HELDER RODRIGUES (PRT)
    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]


    #318 - CHRISTIAN LAVIEILLE (FRA) / JEAN-MICHEL POLATO (FRA)
    [​IMG]
  2. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    KTM RIDERS WELL PLACED AFTER DAKAR 2013 STAGE ONE

    Red Bull KTM factory riders completed Stage One of the 2013 Dakar rally on Saturday with a short timed special of just 13 km in a loop around Pisco, Peru after completing the 250 km liaison ride along the coast for the official start in the capital of Lima.

    [​IMG]
    Title holder Cyril Despres last rider off the ramp at the start in Lima


    [​IMG]
    KTM rider Chaleco Lopez fastest pilot in Stage One


    [​IMG]
    Despres just 13 seconds behind leader in Stage One


    [​IMG]
    US rider Kurt Caselli replaces injured Marc Coma


    [​IMG]
    Strong first stage ride by Ruben Faria


    [​IMG]
    Pal-Anders Ullevalseter with top 10 finish in Stage One
  3. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    KTM'S FARIA AND PEDRERO 2-3 OVERALL AFTER DAKAR STAGE TWO

    Saturday's opening stage of Dakar 2013 may have been largely ceremonial but on Sunday riders plunged into some difficult territory in a loop circuit around Pisco tackling difficult dunes on Peru's desert coast. KTM factory riders Ruben Faria and Joan Pedrero finished 2-3 overall behind leader Joan Barreda while Red Bull KTM title defender Cyril Despres is overall fifth.

    [​IMG]
    Juan Pedrero finishes 2nd in Stage Two


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria a strong 2nd overall after Stage Two


    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres tactically placed at fifth overall


    [​IMG]
    Good day out for Kurt Caselli


    [​IMG]
    Factory B Team rider Darryl Curtis 6th in Stage Two
  4. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES TAKES OVER AS OVERALL LEADER IN DAKAR 2013!

    Red Bull KTM factory rider and reigning title-holder Cyril Despres on Monday assumed his natural habitat at the head of the overall standings in the 2013 Dakar Rally. Despres, who finished third in Stage Three, vaulted from fifth overall into the premiere place on Day Three of this marathon event.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres takes over overall lead after Stage Three


    [​IMG]
    B-Team rider Jakub Przygonski moves up the order


    [​IMG]
    Dakar Rookie Kurt Caselli continues to impress


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria at overall eleventh


    [​IMG]
    Tough start for Joan Pedrero at front of the field
  5. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES CONTINUES TO RIDE AT HIS OWN PACE

    Four times Dakar winner Cyril Despres of the Red Bull KTM factory team continued to ride at his own pace in Tuesday's Stage Four on his KTM 450 Rally bike, sacrificing a few minutes to finish third in the overall standings but saving energy for the long and strenuous ride ahead.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres trails leader by 3:09 minutes after Stage Four


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria fastest KTM factory rider in Stage Four


    [​IMG]
    Jakub Przgygonski on track for good position


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli continues to perform well in first Dakar ride
  6. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES THIRD OVERALL AS DAKAR RALLY ENTERS CHILE

    Red Bull KTM's multiple Dakar winner Cyril Despres of France consolidated his position in third place in the overall standings after Stage Five of the Dakar Rally that saw competitors say farewell to Peru and cross the border into Chile.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres steady at overall third after Stage Five


    [​IMG]
    Joan Pedrero fastest KTM rider in Stage Five


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria now fourth overall


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli in action in Stage Five


    [​IMG]
    Jakub Przygonski tackling Stage Five
  7. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES NOW 2ND OVERALL AT DAKAR 2013 AFTER STAGE SIX

    Red Bull KTM's Cyril Despres delivered what was necessary in Stage Six of the 2013 Dakar Rally to finish third in what was one of the longest stages in this year's edition and to trim the deficit between him and the current overall leader to a mere 2:22 minutes.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres moves into second overall


    [​IMG]
    Stage winner Chaleco Lopez riding his KTM 450 Rally


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria second in Stage Six


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli completes top four in Stage Six
  8. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    STAGE SEVEN WIN TO NEWCOMER KURT CASELLI!

    Red Bull KTM factory rider Kurt Caselli (USA) took his first ever Dakar stage win on Friday, completing the 220 km timed special in 1:51:31 hour. Caselli is competing in his first Dakar Rally standing in for the factory team's injured Marc Coma.

    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli wins Stage Seven


    [​IMG]
    Chaleco Lopez (KTM) Chile consolidates second overall


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria at fourth overall


    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres now fifth overall


    [​IMG]
    Riaan Van Niekerk of the KTM Factory B Team
  9. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DAKAR UPDATE FROM THE RIDERS' BIVOUAC

    KTM Factory Team riders on Friday night were working together in the marathon stage bivouac to switch engines in Cyril Despres' bike after technical difficulties held him up in Stage Seven.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres to exchange engine in overnight bivouac
  10. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES CLAWS BACK SOME TIME IN STAGE EIGHT

    After a difficult day on Friday in the Dakar 2013, Red Bull KTM Factory Rider and titleholder Cyril Despres managed to claw back some time in Stage Eight on Saturday, the last day before the one rest day in this mammoth 8000 km trek through a good slice of South America.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres manages to claw back time in Stage Eight


    [​IMG]
    Ivan Jakes (SK) fastest KTM rider on Stage Eight


    [​IMG]
    Chaleco Lopez of Chile on his KTM 450 Rally


    [​IMG]
    Poland's Jakub 'Kuba' Przygonski of the KTM Factory B Team


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria provisional overall thrid before the rest day
  11. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DAKAR 2013 REST DAY WRAP-UP

    Teams and riders in the Dakar caravan spent Sunday working on their bikes and preparing for the second half of the 8000 km trip on a north-south trajectory from Lima to Santiago, Chile after what has been an eventful first eight stages that has left all options open.

    [​IMG]
    KTM bivouac rest day


    [​IMG]
    Working on man...


    [​IMG]
    ...and machine


    [​IMG]
    All to play for as Cyril Despres enters second half


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria 2nd overall at thalf way mark


    [​IMG]
    KTM rider Chaleco Lopez currently third


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli continues to deliver a strong performance
  12. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DAKAR 2013: DESPRES WINS STAGE 9; FARIA IN OVERALL LEAD!

    Red Bull rider Cyril Despres put in a magnificent ride in Monday's Stage Nine of the Dakar 2013 when it resumed for the second half of this year's edition. The title-holder won the stage and moved into second overall while his factory teammate Ruben Faria of Portugal took control of the overall lead.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres sets blistering pace to take Stage Nine


    [​IMG]
    Overall lead in KTM's hands through Ruben Faria


    [​IMG]
    Joan Pedrero still up with the top group


    [​IMG]
    Kuba Przygonski of the KTM factory B Team


    [​IMG]
    Chaleco Lopez 10th in the Stage Nine and 3rd overall


    [​IMG]
    Slovakian Ivan Jakes 3rd fastest KTM rider in Stage Nine and overall 4th
  13. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES & FARIA 1-2 OVERALL AFTER STAGE TEN!

    Red Bull KTM factory rider and title-holder Cyril Despres fought a close battle with Spaniard Joan Barreda in Stage Ten of the Dakar 2013 to finish just 1:15 minutes behind his rival. The French rider now to secure a narrow lead in the overall standings in front of factory teammate Ruben Faria of Portugal, who secured eighth place in the stage.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres takes narrow overall lead in Stage Ten


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria a close second overall


    [​IMG]
    Strong ride in Stage Ten by Joan Pedrero


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli home in 5th in Stage Ten


    [​IMG]
    Francisco Lopez still third overall
  14. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DAKAR 2013: STAGE ELEVEN WIN TO CASELLI; DESPRES & FARIA 1-2 OVERALL!

    Red Bull KTM factory rider Kurt Caselli (USA), drafted into the Orange factory team to ride the KTM 450 Rally bike of injured teammate Marc Coma on Wednesday picked up his second stage win in his first ever Dakar. Teammates Cyril Despres and Ruben Faria consolidated their 1-2 overall positions after Stage Eleven of the Dakar 2013.

    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli steals victory in Stage Eleven


    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres with 13:16 minutes overall lead


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria consolidates second overall


    [​IMG]
    Joan Pedrero 4th in Stage Eleven


    [​IMG]
    Late night work in the bivouac ahead of next stage
  15. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES RETAINS OVERALL LEAD AT DAKAR 2013

    Teamwork was on the agenda for the Red Bull KTM Factory team in Stage Twelve of the Dakar 2013 when overall leader Cyril Despres worked with teammate and support rider Ruben Faria of Portugal to help him gain some overall time on KTM rival Chaleco Lopez, now racing on his home territory of Chile.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres stays in overall going into penultimate stage


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria consolidates at second overall


    [​IMG]
    Jakub Przygonski sixth in Stage Twelve


    [​IMG]
    KTM factory rider Joan Pedrero


    [​IMG]
    Dakar rookie Kurt Caselli with another to performance


    [​IMG]
    Chaleco Lopez overall third on his KTM 450 Rally bike
  16. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    DESPRES HEADS TO SANTIAGO IN OVERALL DAKAR LEAD!

    Red Bull KTM factory rider Cyril Despres of France got down to the serious business of the Dakar on Friday in the penultimate stage of the 2013 edition managing to extend his overall lead to 8:15 minutes as he chases his fifth Dakar title going into Saturday's final stage.

    [​IMG]
    Cyril Despres continues to lead Dakar 2013


    [​IMG]
    Chaleco Lopez new runner-up before the final stage


    [​IMG]
    Ruben Faria in third overall after Stage Thirteen


    [​IMG]
    Joan Pedrero fourth in Friday's stage


    [​IMG]
    Kurt Caselli with problems during Stage Thirteen
  17. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    Dakar.com photos from stage 13.



    #302 - STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL (FRA) / JEAN PAUL COTTRET (FRA)
    [​IMG]


    #3 - HELDER RODRIGUES (PRT)
    [​IMG]



    [​IMG]


    #38 - ALESSANDRO ZANOTTI (ITA)
    [​IMG]


    #41 - FELIPE PROHENS (CHL)
    [​IMG]
  18. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    Dakar.com photos from stage 13.



    #156 - TODD SMITH (AUS)
    [​IMG]


    #508 - TERUHITO SUGAWARA (JPN) / HIROYUKI SUGIURA (JPN)
    [​IMG]


    #309 - GUERLAIN CHICHERIT (FRA) / JEAN-PIERRE GARCIN (FRA)
    [​IMG]


    #500 - GERARD DE ROOY (NLD) / TOM COLSOUL (BEL) / DAREK RODEWALD (NLD)
    [​IMG]


    #308 - CARLOS SOUSA (PRT) / MIGUEL RAMALHO (PRT)
    [​IMG]
  19. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    Dakar.com photos from stage 13.



    #313 - ORLANDO TERRANOVA (ARG) / PAULO FIUZA (PRT)
    [​IMG]


    #315 - ROBBY GORDON (USA) / KELLON WALCH (USA)
    [​IMG]


    #129 - ANDRÉS CAREVIC (CHL)
    [​IMG]


    #277 - SAREL VAN BILJON (ZAF)
    [​IMG]


    #8 - PAL ANDERS ULLEVALSETER (NOR)
    [​IMG]
  20. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2008
    Oddometer:
    2,620
    Location:
    silicon valley, ca
    Dakar.com photos from stage 13.



    #9 - OLIVIER PAIN (FRA)
    [​IMG]


    #15 - FRANS VERHOEVEN (NLD)
    [​IMG]


    #302 - STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL (FRA) / JEAN PAUL COTTRET (FRA)
    [​IMG]


    #302 - STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL (FRA) / JEAN PAUL COTTRET (FRA)
    #305 - JOAN (NANI) ROMA (ESP) / MICHEL PÉRIN (FRA)
    [​IMG]



    [​IMG]