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

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  1. Brimstone

    Brimstone Super Duper n00b!

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    Caught the tail end of the France 4 coverage. Great stuff there! Bookmarked and ready to rock tomorrow on my iPhone!

    I know it's a race and all, but those guys were going waaay to fast down that rocky section... talk about serious life threatening injury time... YIKES!
  2. Screamingeagle3

    Screamingeagle3 Been here awhile

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  3. Flood

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    Of course - I love to see it out there.
  4. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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  5. bwilson

    bwilson n00b

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    France 3 coverage on now.
  6. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    totally forgot to post this in the main & cliff notes thread last night...


    Dakar.com has posted photos from stage 3; everything posted over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.


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


    #11 - RUBEN FARIA (PRT)
    #8 - PAL ANDERS ULLEVALSETER (NOR)
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    #20 - PAULO GONÇALVES (PRT)
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    #301 - GINIEL DE VILLIERS (ZAF) / DIRK VON ZITZEWITZ (DEU)[​IMG]


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    as always, everything is posted over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.
  7. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    HOly crap those guys are wasted
  8. Stagehand

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    Thx! and thx redhat for hte vid


    ROd Faggotter:

    Ok peeps, Rod came in 13th today with stage 4. Making him Ranked 17th. I'm so proud and thankful to all your support, without you he wouldn't be having as much fun I reckon. Day 4 and 17th that's pretty awesome....

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  9. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    So I did some nerding it up by analyzing sector times.

    - Our boy shoestring was third quickest between WP5 and WP6.

    - Cyril Despres was as high as 7th quickest from WP3 to WP4 and as low as 32nd quickest from WP8 to ASS. Starting 15th tomorrow, he will have some dust to deal with. The dunes are gone and we are moving into stony, dusty, dry track. Interestingly though, this is similar to the WP3 to WP4 section where Cyril was at his best.

    - We have to go back to 2009 for a rally where Despres did not win one of the first 4 stages.

    - Helder was pretty quick in the sector times towards the tail end of the stage and was quickest from WP8 to ASS by 30 seconds. Barreda dropped way off to 11th quickest.

    :hide
  10. wrk2surf

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    dang.. its a chore to make it through 45 pages since last night at 10...

    the F5 firehose hydrant is turned all the way on!!!


    I have a theory about the honda gas issues but will defer till rest day
  11. Enduro10

    Enduro10 Been here awhile

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    + 1 Thanks. "MY" Dakar is "WAY" better with your excelent work !
  12. troy safari carpente

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    ... and came up with two interesting facts..." :nod

    Y-zaki-san; "Yes... and this was...?" :ear

    Black cap: "Well apparently there are 4.54 liters in an imperial gallon...

    ... but only 3.785 in a US gallon..." :huh

    Y-zaki-san: " Damn that Johnny an his baja quickfills!" :eek1
  13. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    beat you to it Michael... :D
  14. Stagehand

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    SO, the HRC team is using SAE liters, instread of metric ones? :D
  15. Screamingeagle3

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  16. Cuttle

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    :clap thank you!

    So, Andrew Scot did not show up on the timing today, but seemed to have arrived... am I correct?

  17. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Our man Luis is still on the move, now thru WP5/CP1 +04:58:13.
    Another loooooong day.
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  18. Cuttle

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  19. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    I've got Andrew Scott at the end of todays stage, he did it in 5h44:07

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    Andrew Scott is my hero .... GNARLY