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 […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar News Stage 2

Yamaha Dakar Stage 2

The second day of the 2014 Dakar Rally proved to be a challenging one for Yamaha’s Dakar riders in Argentina as they tackled Stage 2, San Luis to San Rafael. The day’s riding included some of the fastest sections of the rally and the competitors first taste of sand dunes. Yamaha Factory Racing rider Cyril […]

Yamaha Factory Racing News: 2014 Dakar Rally Stage 1

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Cyril Despres Takes Third in Argentina as Dakar 2014 Begins The long winter wait is finally over as the 2014 Dakar Rally got underway today in South America. Defending champion Cyril Despres took third place on the first special stage of the rally, coming in 1 min 40 secs behind the lead on his first […]

Yamaha Counts Down To Adventure For The 2013 Dakar Rally

Frans Verhoeven 2013 Dakar Rally - Yamaha Netherlands

As the New Year begins, so does Yamaha’s first racing challenge of 2013. Having spent 21 days at sea crossing the Atlantic and passing through the Panama Canal, the Yamaha Netherlands Verhoeven Team’s Yamaha YZ450F four-stroke based machine and support equipment for Dutch rider Frans Verhoeven has arrived in South America and is undergoing technical […]