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 […]

KTM Celebrates Fantastic Tenth Consecutive Dakar Rally Victory

KTM on Saturday wrote another chapter in its history when the sports motorcycle market leaders celebrated taking its tenth consecutive Dakar Rally title. The race was won in heroic style by Marc Coma closely followed by Cyril Despres, who between them have taken the past six Dakar titles for the Austrian brand. The victory also […]