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

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

  1. tserts

    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    Cars are off in the back...
  2. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Caselli started well behind him in 18th today and is charging from the pack.....I'm sure if he sees a team member in trouble he will stop.
  3. tserts

    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    On piste he's in a good position to attack, Jakes is 3 mins ahead so he can charge on.
  4. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Dakar Widow

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    Love this!!! Agree!
  5. Vicks

    Vicks gets stuck in sand

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    A few (hundreds of) pages ago there was also some information on the ASO'les not very promotive of the whole Malle Moto thing due to the lack of support during the marathon stage before rest day. I remember reading some comments also mentioning that this year the M designation on the stickers was missing from the Malle Moto bikes.

    I checked several known malle moto riders profiles on the Dakar website and in all of their profile description, the word Malle Moto makes a prominent appearance but in Manuel's case it does not. They only say his assistance is from the trucks carrying spare parts. Not sure if they mean his "box" carrying the tools and spares as a MAlle Moto entrant ?

    in any case, its the aSO'les website and the information presentation/data entry is so inconsistent that i was tearing my hair out after a few minutes.

    So, we are back to square one. Is Manuel Malle Moto or not ?
  6. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :thumb ...and attacking he is! :clap
  7. Vicks

    Vicks gets stuck in sand

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    aww c'mon, nobody even understood it. 'cept for you :evil :evil :deal
  8. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    What would be the ktm strategy for a situation where lopez would get faria on track (as he did)? :ear


    I'm sure that they had a little chat about it yesterday...:norton
  9. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Botturi FB update:

    bad news unfortunately: Alessandro broke the engine, however, changed last night, and was stopped at km 140.
    to more updates soon ...


    fuckfuckfuck :cry
  10. zolo

    zolo Adventurer

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    Either way Chaleco 2nd
    Faria 3rd.

    KTM 1,2,3....

    Just not all factory riders, Makes Chaleco's ride even more impressive.
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    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    argh


    HEy stupid question:

    WHy isnt Faria showing on Mischa's site? He should be in G1, yes?
  12. dickosaurus

    dickosaurus Seasoned Noob

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    Looks like Matt Fish and Faggotter and the rest of the Aussies are hitting it pretty well today. Good on them.
    And Laia's doing a mighty fine job through wp7.
  13. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Yep, he's showing a 1 hr 15 penalty, so 15 min engine change on top of that 1 hrs wp miss yesterday and now this f*** how the wheels can come off :eek1
  14. coak

    coak Addicted to Rally Racing!

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    Fish & Smithy riding together, as are Rod & Ben! (together through all the WPs)
  15. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    The question is if they (factory ktm) want to open the track tomorrow or leave it to Lopez
  16. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Must be a smoke break at the ASO timing 'office' :ddog
  17. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Luis thru WP3
    :clap:clap:clap
  18. rpet

    rpet Awesometown

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    Is Stage 14 a typical parade lap or is there much chance of position-swapping (other than due to mechanical)?
  19. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    It's short similar to stage 1 but.......anything can still happen out there.
  20. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    Just came back, is Pyn overdue @WP6?