Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 8

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Despres Scores Maiden Dakar Special Stage Victory with Yamaha The wait is over today as Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres made a little piece of history, taking his maiden stage victory with the manufacturer. After a challenging first half of the 2014 Dakar Rally, Despres was on fine form today, controlling the pace at the front of the field […]

Chaparral Motorsports Fan Appreciation Night

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  January 14, 2014 (San Bernardino, CA)—Chaparral Motorsports is excited to announce it’s hosting a Fan Appreciation Night on January 17th that will include a Meet and Greet/Autograph Session highlighted by reigning three-time Supercross 450 Class Champion, Ryan Villopoto. Villopoto had an excellent showing last Saturday night in Phoenix, where he clinched his 35th career […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 7

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Despres Back in the Top Ten as 2014 Dakar Enters Bolivia After a challenging end to the last stages before the rest day of the 2014 Dakar Rally, Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres has broken back into the top ten today as the event entered Bolivia for the first time. The day’s ride, from Salta […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 6

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  Yamaha Riders Back on Track on Day Six of Dakar The sixth stage of the 2014 Dakar proved to be a turn of fortune for the Yamaha Factory Racing riders after a difficult couple of stages. Frenchman Michael Metge impressed with his best ever stage finish, closing down the leaders over the stage on […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 3

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Yamaha Riders Impress on First Dakar Marathon Stage The first of the 2014 Dakar Rally Marathon stages saw Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres make up valuable time today with an impressive ride on his Yamaha YZ450F machine to close the gap to the front. The five-time Dakar winner’s experience and race craft saw him make […]