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

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

  1. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    It might be fun to see the 'parade' turn into a fight for third. :wink:
  2. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    I reckon it'll be a bit longer than that based on what the previous rider did. Maybe 20 mins? Sorry to prolong your agony.
  3. michalCCR

    michalCCR Been here awhile

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    Now that's a situation... Would you change the engine when your direct rival (you know what I mean) tell you to do so? Is it just a mind-game or the situation is that bad really? :hmmmmm
  4. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Hmm, new engine, home territory and a point to prove. I reckon Chaleco will fly tomorrow.
  5. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Luis is in!!!!!!!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
  6. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    Turns out the bike's engine failed Lopez KTM 450, and after a meeting with his team, it was the decision to change, which means 15 minutes of penalty, falling to third place. With this, the Portuguese Faria goes to second place and now exceeds Chaleco for only a minute and a half to fourth place, Slovak Jakes, so in the last stage must gamble to reach La Moneda on Sunday and be on the podium.

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  7. fano

    fano here and there

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    Not much to gain, everything to loose
  8. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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  9. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    :bow Luis Belaustegui #150 :gdog
  10. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    And have we heard what caselli's problem was? I might have missed it...
  11. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    That dude amazes me!

    Thanks for the feedback today folks, I think we're all thinking along the same lines on here...
  12. ric678

    ric678 Been here awhile

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    Well if Chaleco does change his engine do you think CDP swaps to prvent a dnf? we know Faria will be good watercarrier and wait for te boss.. :hmmm
  13. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Dakar Widow

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    Happy dance!!!!!!!!
  14. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Nothing posted that I've seen.
  15. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    This whole rally is defined by heroic deeds but what Luis is achieving on that little bike is remarkable. I thought he was screwed at the rest day when we heard he was already on his last engine but what can you say other than bravo Luis and bravo Freedom Rally. Absolutely brilliant!:beer
  16. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    I don't know about that, but check post 16365...:D
  17. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    :jive:rilla:jive
  18. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :clap Not bad for a hippie! :lol3 :freaky

    ...didn't hear anything on Eurosport either. :dunno
  19. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    Luis #150 !!!!!

    Bravo!

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    150 happy dances!

    Now i can rest...

    Tracking one truck and I can go to bed. Might have to come in to work tomorrow to enjoy the bandwidth...
  20. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Time for bed for me. See you all tomorrow for the grand finale. :freaky