Lyndon Poskitt Racing - A blue print for Dakar 2013 - and he did it!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Pyndon, Mar 30, 2012.

  1. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    I agree - however it is reflected in the final results you cannot take away the fact that he did it :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

    On the stage weather is weather and terrain is terrain. Equal for everyone and the same for all competitors.

    All the competitors faced the same route, the same terrain, and the same challenges when they set out this morning.

    The ASO decided that the first element of the stage should be canceled and that was done before the start. No problem with that.

    But when competitors go onto a stage and risk everything in a racing environment then, in my opinion, it's wrong to make a decision after the event to neutralise it.

    It sounds like some riders followed the route whilst others made mistakes. Some got lucky in picking their way across tricky terrain and others did not. A bit of luck there - but luck can be a major player in Motorsport.

    Whatever the outcome Pyn did unbelievably well today. He did it right whilst others did not. Luck ? Possibly. But that's Motorsport.

    In my book he deserves the place along with the recognition and applause that goes with it !!

    PynSister, PynMum, PynDad and of course PynGirfriend - your boy did you all proud today :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

    Go Pyn !
  2. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Carlton Kirby on twitter suggesting its just the cars which will be affected by the red flag. I really bloody well damned hope so! :ddog
  3. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Just added this too @carltonkirby

    @carltonkirby: Red flag for cars only. Nasser stuck on rock in swollen river. DeVilliers not attempting to cross. Minis have snorkels... How clever!
  4. Flood

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    Eurosport's Carlton Kirby confirms, the "red flag" ONLY applies to the cars, many of which are still stuck in the flash floods.

    Pyndon's result should stand, but of course there's all of the rest day to adjust the rules...
  5. michael1968

    michael1968 Been here awhile

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    From the official Dakar facebook page;

    Looks like the bike results stand! What a legend!
  6. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    This is great, way to go Lyndon, wonderful result, hope it stands!
  7. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    Assuming the results stand - this is from KTM/com

    http://www.ktm.com/news-events/dakar-newsroom/dakar-2013-news/the-latest-rally-news/news/detail/News/despres-claws-back-some-time-in-stage-eight.html#.UPHiG-Rg98E

    Pyn = 2nd KTM today !

    Results Dakar 2013 – Stage Eight
    Calama to Tucuman (first half stage canceled because of heavy rain)
    1. Joan Barreda (E), Husqvarna, 2:07:26 hours
    2. Johnny Campbell (USA), Honda, 2:14:30
    3. Ivan Jakes (SK), KTM, 2:15:23
    4. Bianchi Prata (P), Husqvarna, 2:18:36
    5. Vincent Guindani (I), Yamaha, 2:20.33
    6. David Casteu (F), Yamaha, 2:21:39
    7. Felipe Prohens (RCH), Honda, 2:22:01
    8. Robert Van Pelt (NL), Honda, 2:22:34
    9. Lyndon Poskitt (GB), KTM, 2:23:14
    10. Helder Rodrigues (P), Honda, 2:23:23
    Other KTM
    11. Cyril Despres (F), KTM, 2:23:35
    33. Ruben Faria (P), KTM, 2:29:50
    34. Ben Grabham, (AUS), KTM, 2:30:25
    38. Riaan Van Niekerk (RSA), KTM, 2:31:41
    50. Chaleco Lopez (RCH), KTM, 2:34:10
    57. Kurt Caselli (USA), KTM, 2:36:36
    58. Stefan Svitko (SK), KTM, 2:37:15
    60. Jacek Czachor (PL), KTM, 2:37:59
    61. Jakub Przgonski (PL), KTM, 2:39:05
    71. Joan Pedrero (E), KTM, 2:42:20
    77. Darryl Curtis (RSA), KTM, 2:44:20
    87. Henk Knuiman (NL), KTM, 2:47:46
    89. Pal Anders Ullevalseter (N), KTM, 2:48:04
    99. Marek Dabrowski (PL), KTM, 2:54:45
  8. Region Riley

    Region Riley rally kit widow

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    Completely Awesome!


    WTG Pyndon :pynd


    :clap :clap :clap
  9. Mr Head

    Mr Head PowerPoint ADV

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    Way to go Pyndon!

    I can't wait for the call in! :clap
  10. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Top 10 Pyn'd!!!
    :clap:super:clap:freaky:deal :clap:getiton:pynd
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    Toldlady Pyn's Mum

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    :clap
  12. Annamarie

    Annamarie Adventurer

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    Results stand for bikes, 9th position confirmed :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:wings:happay:happay:happay:happay:happay:happay
    Think that sums up Pynfam tonight

    I have been all over the wonderful world of the web this afternoon searching for information and I have to say that I am always blown away by the amount of support for Lyndon and I thank each and every one of you, without you we wouldn't be here.
  13. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    Way to go Lyndon.

    Bet you never thought this would happen, mate.


    May I suggest a show of support for this most excellent effort?

    If you've got the swag, how about a pic of you in it, posted up here?

    Since he has a rest day, somebody here with his number could message him to look in tomorrow, perhaps without warning him? :deal. I would think that he'd be able to get online for that.

    I'll post up a puc when I get home.
  14. Pantah

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    jeepers...
  15. Coose

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    What a fantastic result, although it's a shame all he got was a brief mention on Eurosport but at least Carlton managed to squeeze one in.

    If Lyndon does manage a peek on here, we're all 100% behind you and keep at it! And, don't forget that today you beat some, nay, most of the best in the rally world... :D
  16. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Wow. Just wow.

    Fantastic :clap:freaky
  17. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    He got a pretty good mention in the early Eurosport show today. But no footage. It does sound like he may get hunted down for an interview tomorrow though ..............
  18. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    When was the last time a Brit got a top 10? Anyone?
  19. snooker

    snooker AttitudeIsEverything

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    This will boost your spirits Lyndon! You would have been the king in our book either way but now you are OFFICIALLY the king for a day!
  20. Dotbond

    Dotbond Africa, Africa

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    Way to go Lyndon. :clap