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

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

  1. Screamingeagle3

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  2. PackMule

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    You know, that is definitely something to consider with the split stage today. Good thought!
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    I guess it's part of the game. - Is it in the regs. that you cannot have an audio/visual alert device to warn the rider just before the speeding violation occurs?
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    :D That's like my.....2nd good thought in 4 days!! woohoo!!
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    Who is the other woman in the race, besides Laia?

    Thanks

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  7. El Ponkin

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    Hopefully more coverage on France 3 in 15 mins then france 2 in Bivuoac edition in 4 and half hours time.
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    If you are on the liason you are suppose to follow the local traffic and speed zones and it will be a penalty if you dont so the rider/driver have to be alert in what speed zone he is in. It is not only a time penalty given to the one that get caught speeding as there is a money ticket also that is not cheap.
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    Usually,by the time you realise the bike is on fire,you just jump off and run,I definitely would'nt be keen to go back and try and unsecure an extinguisher,here is a pic of Bruno Da Costa's 450 JVO Yam that caught fire when we were on Rallye Maroc 2 years ago,60 seconds and the mix of 25 litres fuel,plastic and magnesium would beat most small extinguishers.[​IMG]
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    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    The GPS the ASO makes them install is supposed to flash when you go to fast on transits
    5) In a Speed Control Zone, if the 30, 50 or 90 kph limit is exceeded, a signal will appear on the GPS’s screen to indicate excess speed and its recording.
  13. El Ponkin

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    Carlos Sainz was looking a bit buggered in the coverage, looks like a privateer.

    Also must be a pain being a trukkie and being asked to rescue all the idiot buggie drivers who can't drive for shit. Looks like the usual, you help too many people then you stuff it for yourself suddenly being a back marker and stuck in all the carnage and churned up fesh fesh..
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    Nassar at the WPA AL-ATTIYAH (QAT), CRUZ (ESP) BUGGY 001:55:41
  16. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    There is another female in the bike race, but I admit I can't remember her name.


    This is probably a good time to mention that I miss my girl, Ludvine. :raabia

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    And of course, the Rally Princess, Annie Seel.

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    Hi all
    Amazing coverage and info. Does anyone have a link for iPad to France 3?
    Cheers
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    Barreda looked a bit lost with his mechanical just staring at the bike saying I am waiting for Matt Fish !!!
    No fairings or anything off it just waiting, waiting , waiting.
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    Helder, yesterday:

    Helder Rodrigues SS4 5th +11’43”, 16th in the Overall: "I’m pleased with today’s stage. My bike worked well and I was able to gain valuable positions and close the gap with the front riders a little. I started 23rd and there was a lot of dust and fech fech at the beginning but then I started to push and I’m happy with the result.Tomorrow I aim to continue like this and climb some more positions in the overall standing. Dakar is a special race and many unforeseen events may happen, so it’s important to maintain the concentration and avoid mistakes, especially in the navigation”.

    12 (16) 003 - RODRIGUES Helder (PRT) HONDA +00:25:58

    4 positions are gone,
    Go Helder Go:clap:clap:clap:clap