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

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

  1. Camelz

    Camelz Adventurer

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    Gerard de Rooy's Iveco has been hit by mechanical problems 10 kilometres into today's special. It's been sending a "stop" signal for six minutes now.
  2. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    Riding 56" behond Despres phiycally , i mean. Lyndon's following, it seems.
  3. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Looks like Casteu is riding a bit conservatively today, lost some time to Cyril.

    Still, in the overall, I see no penalty aggregates to the times. :huh
  4. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    And Laia flying into WP1... what is this girl made of? :lol3
  5. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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  6. 8340SU

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  7. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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  8. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    I have a bunch of riders at CP1 which are not showing up on the WPs

    Better to trust the CPs today
  9. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    WP2's hot
  10. Rockteryx

    Rockteryx Been here awhile

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    Maybe Lyndon lost some time stopping to let Cyril pass ... I would do that so I'm not a obsticle in the fight for podium ... we'll see how much he will lose to WP2 ...
  11. 8340SU

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    any inside info on engine swaps at the rest day? :ear
  12. Alli

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  13. juames

    juames Have Fun, Don't Die!

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    Seems like Lyndon is holding a steady pace just under 4:00mins back of the leaders.
  14. Frougby

    Frougby Been here awhile

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    I don't know anything about the guy really other than it is his first Dakar. I think it is wisdom that he break in slow make sure he's on and then come on strong through the day and not get caught up in a organ measuring contest with the very experienced early on.:evil
  15. michalCCR

    michalCCR Been here awhile

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    Maybe they're trying to do it in Svitko style :-)
  16. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    :clap
  17. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Cyril's on fire!


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    • 12:59 Bikes: CP1: Despres seizes the lead

      Cyril Despres has posted a best time of 34'44' in the motorcycle category,, with Hélder Rodrigues' Honda a mere 27' back. Perhaps he's decided to step it up a notch in today's special following his careful start to the rally, but what's for sure is that the Frenchman has clawed back 1'13' from fellow countryman and overall leader David Casteu.
  18. misc

    misc Dakar Tracker

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    There was a glitch again. Normally when they start a special, the starting times are published on the checkpoint pages too. This time they weren't, so the start times of the connection were still shown what caused weird starting positions. I think I fixed that (for today).
  19. Carlos M

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  20. bud500

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    Did CD just take 15min out of Bort to WP2??:huh