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

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  1. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    Come on Laia and Luis. F5 button is breaking and I need a shower!!!
  2. Rockteryx

    Rockteryx Been here awhile

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    Laia seems to have a tough day again ... on mischa's site she is shown at wp6 and had lost from 5 to 6 big time ... I hope I'm getting this all wrong ...

    edit: she passed the CP's so I think she is almost home ...
  3. Cuttle

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    or she is helping her teammate this time.... they stuck together like glue since yesterday
  4. too old

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    In the overall


    45 168 POSKITT (GBR) KTM 036:14:04 05:27:00 00:00:00
    46 042 PROHENS (CHL) HONDA 036:14:09 05:27:05 00:00:00
    47 062 ARREDONDO (GTM) KTM 036:17:51 05:30:47 00:00:00
    48 119 DESPONTIN (BEL) KTM 036:34:30 05:47:26 00:00:00
    49 101 WALDSCHMIDT (NAM) KTM 036:36:22 05:49:18 00:00:00
    50 147 VAN PELT (NLD) HONDA 036:40:43 05:53:39 00:00:00
    51 070 DEMELCHORI (ARG) KAWASAKI 036:54:45 06:07:41 00:00:00
    52 033 CAMPBELL (USA) HONDA 036:56:19 06:09:15 00:00:00
    53 059 CARILLON (FRA) KTM 036:58:34 06:11:30 00:00:00

    Lyndon 45; JC 52 - he will be pleased with that if it stays like it :clap
  5. Lgo175

    Lgo175 Been here awhile

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  6. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Dakar 2013, 10th Stage, Cordoba – La Rioja
    636 km stage (398 miles) including 357 km special test

    “Bang Bang” Barreda makes fourth win Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain in the Dakar.

    Joan Barreda wins the tenth stage of the Dakar, from Cordoba-La Rioja with a special test of 357 km. With this, his fourth stage victory, the rider who hails from Castellon, Spain, becomes the most honoured rider so far in the competition.

    Joan on his Husqvarna TE449RR by Speedbrain showed once again that not only did he have the speed but also the skill to dominate every type of terrain. Barreda, who started behind Despres this morning, eased his way through the course, catching up with Cyril Despres near the end of the special test.

    Paulo Goncalves, took the podium in third 2:44 minutes behind Joan after having fought back from seventh position at this morning’s start-line.

    Alessandro Botturi, was unlucky with his seventh place finish after spending most of the special up in third position, but a fall hampered his progress and he dropped down to seventh, finishing 8:05 minutes behind his winning team-mate. However, Alessandro remains in fifth overall place 24:25 minutes behind leader Despres in the overall leader-board.

    Tomorrow sees the much feared La Rioja – Fiambalà stage with some 483 km special test and scorching temperatures expected.

    Joan Barreda: "Today I’m really pleased with my fourth victory in this Dakar. I rode very well today, very cleanly and didn’t take any risks once the special got going".

    Paulo Goncalves: "I was ready to attack right from the word go, but I had a lot of trouble trying to get past Ruben and Ivan. It was a great day nevertheless. It was a really enjoyable stage to ride, almost like an enduro course with all the different types of ground".

    Alessandro Botturi: “I was in third place until halfway through the special, and I felt great, but then I hit a rock as I took a curve, lost my balance and fell. I hurt my pinky quite badly, I hope that it’s not broken".


    Result Stage 10:
    1. Joan Barreda (ESP, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) 4h43m14s
    2. Despres (FRA, KTM) +00:01:15
    3. Paulo Goncalves (PRT, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +00:02:44
    4. Pedrero (ESP, KTM) +00:04:27
    5. Caselli (USA, KTM) +00:06:56
    7. Alessandro Botturi (ITA, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +00:08:05
    32. Matt Fish (AUS, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +00:31:34

    Overall after Stage 10:
    1. Despres (FRA, KTM) 30h47m04s
    2. Faria (PRT, KTM) +00:01:37
    3. Lopez (CHL, KTM) +00:13:41
    4. Jakes (SVK, KTM) +00:18:21
    5. Alessandro Botturi (ITA, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +00:24:25
    17. Paulo Goncalves (PRT, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +01:29:57
    27. Joan Barreda (ESP, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +03:05:02
    80.+ Matt Fish (AUS, Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain) +24:27:21
  7. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Ric, maybe a Heads-Up-Display in the truck? or video goggles? No, wait, if we thought Dakar was dangerous, a wildly careening double would be not good! Nevermind. :lol3
  8. Smithy

    Smithy Avoiding the Skid-Demon

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    No kidding, that's astounding work.
  9. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Awesome for Lyndon, who the heck would have predicted he would be beating Johnny Campbell.... :pynd
  10. redhat

    redhat Been here awhile

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    They cleared WP8 12 seconds from each other on track, so it seems like they are helping out each other again.
    Hope it's not too much of trouble so they can arrive and continue tomorrow

    edit: Miguel just showed up on the tracker @ WP9
  11. Rockteryx

    Rockteryx Been here awhile

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    once he settled his position in the mid 40's during the stages, he won't have trouble with slower riders and maybe climb up a little more ... but he shouldn't race, he should aim for the finish ( and I'm sure he does) :wink:
  12. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Been a rough rally for those mitsu's. End of service life? (definitely, for the one that burned!)
  13. Stagehand

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    SAfrica's #89BrettCummings moved up 4more places #dakar2013 to 56th BIKES after finishing Stage9 in 29th place! Well Done @Rallyerider
  14. Brodovitch

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    Rider quotes on dakar.com



    JOAN BARREDA
    Consistency is the key


    The day started with Cyril (Despres) opening the road. I thought I could catch him easily but he was quick. In the end, I caught up with him and we finished together. It was a lively stage and even fun before the refuelling point; it was a rocky, narrow track, like in endurance racing and very varied in the end. We enjoyed ourselves. I'm showing that I'm there every day and it's always good for experience. It's a shame I had problems with the bike at the start of the rally, otherwise I would have been at the front. Most importantly, I've never made any navigation mistakes. I've always been out in front at a good pace. I've been doing well on several stages, so I'll have to carry on like that. I believe that Marc (Coma), Cyril and myself are really quick riders. Of course there are other riders who are in with a shout, but they are often ahead due to racing circumstances: when there's a breakdown or a mistake. However, when you have to go flat out, you can see the difference. All in all, on this rally consistency is the key. I had a problem one day and that was it for me; but since then, everything is fine.


    CYRIL DESPRES
    Gaining in confidence and letting the racing do the talking


    It's a fairly quick for a cruising pace, more like a speed boat. With a motivated Joan Barreda on my tail, you can't slow down. I managed to keep the pace. The bike again worked well and suffered less than yesterday. It's always nice to speed along over 360 kilometres without scaring myself. I'm in good form. The selective side is what makes the Dakar different and stand out in comparison to all the other rallies. There are physically tough special stages and a type of natural selection in relation to the level to which the machines and riders are prepared. Picking up seconds in the general standings is not the most important thing. What matters is making statements, making a difference, gaining in confidence and letting the racing do the talking. As a result, the general standings reflect that on paper in the evening.


    PAULO GONCALVES
    I'm going to try to win a stage


    After the first week when I had mechanical problems and lost time on navigation, I set off in a good position today. Starting in the first ten, there is a lot less dust and it's more comfortable. I rode very fast and soon caught up with Ruben. It wasn't easy to overtake him because there was still a lot of dust. But I finished the day on the podium for the stage, so it's a very good day, all the more so since Joan won the stage, meaning there are two Husqvarna riders in the top three – it's very good. My personal objective was to finish on the podium, but with the electrical problems that I had, it won't be possible anymore. So, I'm going to try to win a stage. It won't be easy, but I'm going to try.
  15. Jack Attack

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    Sweet! Snooker Master match just started on Eurosport 1. This game should be over in a quick 6 hours...provided the lap-top does not need a re-boot.

    :huh
  16. michalCCR

    michalCCR Been here awhile

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    That "livin-on-the-edge" car is a Latvian OSCar 03. Pretty tough car, capable of solid result.
    Last year this manufacturer finished Dakar with full electro-powered OSCar eO and this year they achieved the same on Africa Eco Race.
    And they also built two of these FJ Cruisers for Saudis.
  17. gmk999

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    Crap!! this is where I lost the plot yesterday.. Just catching up now.
  18. yammie

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    Thinking of tomorrows stage already.. I want a good ride fron Jakes as i think he is in the right spot for it and have a podium infront of him.. How sould the starting order for tomorrow be?

    Chaleco is gonna eat alot of dust for tomorrows stage:deal

    Jakes gonna have it easier to keep a steady fast pace when Chaleco is not.

    I thinik of the starting order af todays stage ranking or is it the overall standings that make the starting order or is Chaleco re-seedeble?

    May i got things wrong but just wonder..:huh
  19. Brodovitch

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    they will start according to today's stage results
  20. K2vodka

    K2vodka Been here awhile

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    So... what are the odds that Despres doesn't relinquish the lead?

    Ok actuaries... do the numbers.

    I would think the smart money is on the "alien" who has been sitting back biding his time... until he found out the game plan was not for everyone to switch engines. Then he went into the next gear... with I believe at least one more gear remaining.

    Sorry to those who were vying to unseat the king. They thought they had a chance to take the crown since there was only one, which they did. They still do but they may need a Cheshire Cow or Llama to help, like the one that Casteau encountered.

    Hope the heart of Dakar are able to keep they babies purring to make it through the last few days. So close... yet so far.

    Damn! You have to love this!