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 […]

Mark Coma Leads Dakar After Day Two

It’s only two days into the 2012 Dakar rally, but last year’s champion Marc Coma is already on top after taking the lead from Day One winner Francisco Lopez during a thrilling Stage Two. Coma, who rides for KTM, started the day 14 seconds behind Lopez, but built up a large lead by the end […]

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 […]

American takes Dakar stage

America hasn’t had a strong showing at this year’s Dakar rally, as much of the race has been dominated by Spaniard Marc Coma and Frenchman Cyril Despres. But the U.S. got a small victory today when American Jonah Street was able to take home the fastest time in the ninth stage of the rally. Street […]

New leader in Dakar

The Dakar rally has crossed from Argentina to Chile, and with the change in country comes a change at the top, as Marc Coma has overtaken Cyril Despres for first place on the overall leaderboard. Despres opened the Dakar Rally by winning the first two stages, and – for a brief moment – it looked […]