Dakar 2014 - Official Event Coverage - thank you all, lurkers and posters!!!

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  1. Deco

    Deco Been here awhile

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    Impressive run by Duclos only +1:56 back.
  2. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Sam is just 4:33 off!!! :clap

    What a great position to be in.
  3. Wildman

    Wildman In my castle

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    Knock, knock!

    Three different manufacturers in the top three positions! Been a while I suspect since that's happened before.

    Back to lurking!
  4. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    Escale brothers towing each other 'Qatar' 30 km 30 on stage
  5. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    Duclos 4th 1'56
  6. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    I think that is his best to date yes? :freaky


    Grabbo should be coming in soon. I'm very curious about this one.
  7. ericrat

    ericrat Long timer

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  8. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Micha has Sam in at +4.33 lying 8th - the first day target was top 10 so I would say job just about done.:clap
  9. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    Good start to what looks to be a great race. Lots of potential for change this year. :clap
  10. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    STAGE 1 TOP 10

    Pos. N° Name Hours Time variation
    3
    BARREDA BORT JOAN (ESP)
    12:49:31 02:25:31 -
    2
    COMA MARC (ESP)
    12:48:08 02:26:08 00:00:37
    1
    DESPRES CYRIL (FRA)
    12:47:11 02:27:11 00:01:40
    22
    DUCLOS ALAIN (FRA)
    13:15:27 02:27:27 00:01:56
    10
    GONCALVES PAULO (PRT)
    13:05:56 02:27:56 00:02:25
    5
    LOPEZ CONTARDO FRANCISCO (CHL)
    12:56:55 02:28:55 00:03:24
    23
    PEDRERO GARCIA JUAN (ESP)
    13:18:18 02:29:18 00:03:47
    18
    SUNDERLAND SAM (GBR)
    13:14:04 02:30:04 00:04:33
    17
    METGE MICHAEL (FRA)
    13:13:04 02:30:04 00:04:33
    21
    BOTTURI ALESSANDRO (ITA)
    13:17:19 02:30:19 00:04:48
  11. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Awesome, when do the sand stages start :deal
  12. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    day 3 I think, but that also marathon day1:huh
  13. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    ASO timing people must be having lunch....:dg :snore
  14. AndreasM

    AndreasM Been here awhile

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    Grabham in at +4:50! That's fast.
  15. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    <table id="resplive" width="100%"><tbody><tr class="even fin" title="032 GRABHAM BEN (AUS) on ASS at +00:04:50 (11)"><td>11</td><td>(29)</td><td>032 - GRABHAM BEN (AUS)
    </td><td> 450 RALLY REPLICA
    </td><td>10:57:00</td><td>(29)</td><td>+00:00:38</td><td>(11)</td><td>+00:04:50</td></tr></tbody></table>
  16. JR_FX

    JR_FX Been here awhile

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    4 diferente bikes in the first 4 places...
    Nice stage for Alain Duclos and Sherco!
    Hélder is loosing like 3 s per km in the first stage. Let´s see tomorrow!
  17. Bluebull2007

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    Grabbo looking great 4:50 off the mark. :thumb
  18. flatboarder

    flatboarder Been here awhile

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    [RG] dakar.com: "The American was supposed to start at 1:07 pm local time, but his locating device shows he has stopped in the start area. The crews that set off just after him are already inside the special. Is something wrong with his Hummer?"

    What Hummer?
  19. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    4 on top 4
  20. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Not a bad stage for Garcia also on Sherco coming in 7th .
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