Dakar 2013 - Official Event Coverage - thank you ALL TeamF5, lurkers and posters!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by doyle, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. Myway

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  2. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    At this rate he may even be able to afford the flight home and maybe even a night in a hotel first :clap:clap:clap
  3. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Apparently Gerard Farres has not withdrawn!

    http://solooffroad.com/3/1357547955...-farres-termino-la-segunda-etapa#.UOqZVKXQ_A5


    Gerard Farres trouble at the beginning of the stage, when the 37.5 kilometer second stage would stand on the track with apparent mechanical failure. The engine of his Honda did not respond as it should and decided to stop. Several drivers stopped to see if I could help, but had to await the arrival of the assistance vehicle to repair and replace the motor.

    Finally, the pilot was able to continue Manlleu step after changing the engine of his Honda CRF450X and has reached the vivouac already dark. Despite finishing the stage with more than seven hours on the winner of the stage and receive a time penalty plus 15 minutes to change the engine, Gerard was able to relax and take the start of the third stage to try to regain maximum positions possible.


    :clap
  4. Myway

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    Does someone have something??????????
  5. Brodovitch

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    Ignacio -Bultaco- Chivite, FB update:

    After information received by the Organization, Ignacio remains in race to lack of pass by the last stage of yesterday WP control.
    Ignacio decided to rest in order to follow and thus take strength to be able to continue.
    In +/-one hour from reaching the goal of stage 2 to continue flying and enter stage 3 of today.
    Now in Peru are the 05: 00 in the morning and you have time until 12: 00 to pass by the last control of the stage yesterday and thus be able to continue to participate.


    [​IMG]

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  6. maninga

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    what happened to nasser al-attiyah?

    In the general ranking he is in 132th , with 12:02:15 hours and with 1 hour penalty. :eek1
  7. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Here's an idea for another F5 fund raiser:
    - To buy off Johnny Campbell's entire allocation of flat bill hats so he doesn't look so ridiculous.
  8. Linc

    Linc Been here awhile

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    :clap............:rofl
  9. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    I always thought those hats were funny looking, on anybody.
    Donated to the Manuel Mousse Fund. Good luck!
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  11. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Living a dream or living in a dream :rofl

    My $100 is with Ted unless he hasn't spent it on Dakar beer yet :lol3 - or firewood - must be a bit cold up there now!:freaky
  12. practicalshooter

    practicalshooter Posteriophobiac

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    Caught up. God, what a marathon. Now for the last 15 mins of yesterdays eurosport:-)
  13. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    Today's SS3 Pisco - Nazca again:

    [​IMG]

    243km -unless they change something again-
    7 Waypoints -unless some of them are dead again-
    NO CHECKPOINTS -so if anybody's tracker is broken, we won't know what's up until they finish-



    Tracking links for today
    Mischa's site.
    Dakar.com live tracker.
    Dakar.com manual tracker.

    As you can see from the above links, starting times are unclear, either 0643 local or 0700 local.

    Local time in Peru <iframe src="http://free.timeanddate.com/clock/i3fyrrzo/n131" frameborder="0" width="82" height="18"></iframe>

    Anyway, that means there should be fire in the hole in just about an hour.
  14. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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  15. Sylvia

    Sylvia vir sapit qui pauca loqui

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    Evening All..

    :lurk
  16. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Hmm - does this mean that some of the newer "fast guys" may be relying on the navigation of others - we will see if it does as the week unfolds, as at some stage it will become expensive, time or penalty wise and therefore timewise also :clap
  17. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    We shall certainly see if Barreda has honed his opening-the-course skills today

    IIRC he did so in Morocco, but lost time on those occasions. How much remains to be seen.
    I think the big performer today will be Helder. Cyril is a sly desert fox, he will be looking to stay in touch and conserve as much energy as possible

    Or something like that :D
  18. homerj

    homerj 742 Evergreen Terrace

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    Can't teach fast, but someone with moderate intelligence can be taught Nav. I'd be interested in the age difference between Cyril and the guys that are out pacing him.
  19. fetid_swamp

    fetid_swamp Been here awhile

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    in his latest http://dakar.phone2blog.net/ call in (thanks myway iirc?)darryl curtis SA #37 mentioned doing just that and hoping he may be able to have another's navi assist his tomorrow (today/40min).
  20. Yamezz

    Yamezz Suffers from MBS

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    Translation please. The Bultaco slept in the dunes? :dunno