Wrap Up Of Stage Seven Results For The 2015 Dakar Rally

Paulo Goncalves 2015 Dakar Stage 7

On Jan. 11, competitors in the 2015 Dakar Rally were right back at it in the seventh stage, which spread across 445 miles from Iquique, Chile, to Uyuni, Bolivia, Ultimate Motorcycling reported. The day before was the only rest period through the entire race, which left racers with just Jan. 10 to work on their motorcycles to prepare for […]

Americans Put In Strong Showing At Dakar Rally

Americans Put In Strong Showing At Dakar Rally

Cyril Despres won his fifth Dakar Rally over the weekend, solidifying his stance as one of the premiere marathon racers of his generation. Despite the Frenchman’s overall dominance, several Americans were able to separate themselves from the pack and make some waves in the long-distance competition. Kurt Caselli made his mark in the seventh stage […]

KTM Looks Ahead To The Dakar Rally

KTM Looks Ahead To The Dakar Rally

One of the world’s most exciting outdoor races will kick off January 5 when the Dakar Rally begins in South America.

KTM Announces SCORE/Baja 500 Team

Kurt Caselli winning the 2012 Hare and Hound Lucerne Valley race - Photo: Mark Kariya

KTM Motorsports is excited to announce its rider line-up for the Factory FMF/Bonanza Plumbing/KTM/Baja Team that will compete in the 44th Annual running of the Tecate SCORE/Baja 500 event held in Ensenada, Mexico June 3-5, 2012. The number 7X KTM 450 XC-F race machine will start the race in the hands of team leader Kurt […]

Cyril Despres Wins Dakar

It was a back-and-forth race between Cyril Despres and Marc Coma, but in the end it was Despres who won the prestigious Dakar Rally for the fourth time in his career. Coma had the lead going into the next-to-the-last stage of the competion, but got lost while riding through sand dunes. That likely cost Coma […]

Paulo Goncalves Hit With Six Hour Penalty After Controversial Move By Cyril Despres

Team Husqvarna’s hopes in the Dakar rally are all but over after the governing body behind the race handed out a massive penalty to one of its riders. Penalties are a pretty big part of Dakar, and even top riders like Marc Coma and Cyril Despres have been slapped with 15-minute violations during the race. […]

Cyril Despres Takes Day 11 At Dakar

Cyril Despres had another good day at the Dakar rally, beating his chief rival Marc Coma by more than two minutes and extending his lead in the race overall to nearly two-and-a-half. Despres and Marc Coma are the only two riders who really have a shot of winning at this point, and many of the […]

Joan Barreda Wins Dakar Stage 10

The Dakar rally is always exciting, but this year’s race has really been a back-and-forth between KTM riders Cyril Despres and Marc Coma. Thus, fans were excited to see a new stage winner emerge on the tenth day of racing, when Spaniard Husqvarna rider Joan Barreda beat both riders. Barreda won his first stage ever, […]

Cyril Despres Regains The Lead

Just one day after getting stuck in the mud and surrendering his lead at the Dakar Rally to rival Marc Coma, Cyril Despres was able to put in a strong ninth day of riding and regain the lead. Coma and Despres are far out in front of the rest of the pack in terms of […]

Cyril Despres Gets Stuck In Mud, Marc Coma Takes The Lead

The Dakar Rally is always entertaining due to its length and the fact that almost anything can happen. Eight days into the race, it’s been a duel at the top between Cyril Despres and Marc Coma. In the latest stage, Coma came out on top when Despres had a stroke of bad luck. Coma went […]