Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally News

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Despres Takes Stage Win for Yamaha whilst Pain Goes Third Overall A great performance today by the Yamaha Factory Racing riders saw Cyril Despres take his second special stage victory of the 2014 Dakar Rally. Despres had moved into the lead of the special by the second checkpoint and moved into a neck and neck […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 11

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Despres Takes Second on Stage 11 of Dakar Yamaha Factory Racing’s Cyril Despres enjoyed another day battling at the front of the lead group of riders today on stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The exhausting ride covered 605km of timed special stage featuring every kind of terrain, from dunes to rios. The five-time […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 10

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Despres and Pain Move Up on Stage Ten Dakar Strong rides by both Cyril Despres and Olivier Pain on stage ten of the 2014 Dakar Rally have seen them move further up the overall standings today. The 631km special stage between Iquique and Antofagasta required all the skill of the Yamaha Factory Racing riders to […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 9

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Despres Moves Up the Standings After Stage Nine Dakar Following from yesterday’s maiden stage win on a Yamaha, Cyril Despres was the first rider to open the piste today for the ninth stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally. The defending champion was again on the pace with his Yamaha YZ450F machine, staying within five minutes […]

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 […]