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2007 Dakar Stage 10 Results

Tuesday, January 16, 2007
The loop route was won by Helder Rodrigues, the Portuguese rider who found victory in front of his home crowd during Stage 2.

2007 Dakar Stage 9 Results

Monday, January 15, 2007
Janis Vinters put his KTM 660 at the top of today's leaderboard and scored the first special test victory for his country of Latvia by covering the 494 km of terrain 7'31 ahead of Gauloises KTM's Cyril Despres.

2007 Dakar Stage 8 Results

Sunday, January 14, 2007
The current string of transmission problems with KTM's new 690 machine may play a decisive role in the success of American Chris Blais.

2007 Dakar Stage 7 Results

Friday, January 12, 2007
A severe sandstorm grounded the safety helicopters and forced the stage to be shortened. Riders were cut short between CP1 and CP2 where visibility had reduced to dangerously low levels.

2007 Dakar Stage 6 Results

Thursday, January 11, 2007
Jordi Viladoms, the Spaniard who cracked the top-5 for the first time yesterday has won Stage 6, the longest of the competition, by nearly a minute over his Repsol KTM teammate and current overall leader, Marc Coma.

2007 Dakar Stage 5 Results

Wednesday, January 10, 2007
The battle royal continues between the two powerhouse KTM teams Repsol and Gauloises.

2007 Dakar Stage 4 Results

Tuesday, January 9, 2007
The American presence is dwindling as only four US riders finished Stage 4.

2007 Dakar Stage 3 Results

Monday, January 8, 2007
American riders got a big boost in the standings as the Dakar Rally laid the first tracks in Africa.

2007 Dakar Stage 2 Results

Sunday, January 7, 2007
The second day of racing looked much like the first inside the top-5 with Helder Rodrigues swapping places with Stage 1 winner, Ruben Faria for the win.

2007 Dakar Stage 1 Results

Saturday, January 6, 2007
The terrain was covered in deep sand which seemed to play into the favor of local riders and blue machinery as another Portuguese man, Helder Rodrigues, pulled in behind Ruben Faria on his Yamaha for a hometown sweep.