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2012 Dakar Rally Preview

Saturday, December 31, 2011
Considered by many to be the toughest off-road rally in existence, there’s no shortage of motorcycle contestants lining up to try their hand in the 2012 Dakar Rally.

Yamaha Pushing for Dakar Glory

Friday, December 30, 2011
The 34th Dakar Rally is only days away from launching in Buenos Aires with a total of 40 riders set to represent Yamaha over the 9000-kilometer course.

Aprilia Racing Previews 2012 Dakar

Friday, December 30, 2011
Everything is ready for Dakar 2012. After the two days of scrutineerings, all is set for the big start in January 1st. Team Aprilia will be represented by the Chilean rider Francisco “Chaleco” López and the French-Malian Alain Duclos.

Repsol Previews Coma’s 2012 Dakar Plans

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Repsol rider Marc Coma is ready for his tenth run at the 2012 Dakar Rally.

An Armour for the Dakar

Thursday, December 29, 2011
The MRW riders participate in the Dakar protected by a full equipment, essential to find the highest possible safety.

Conger’s Husqvarna TE 449 Prepared for Dakar

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Husqvarna 'Privateer' Bill Conger prepares his TE449 for Dakar 2012.

Hydrate and Recover, Key Factors in the Dakar

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Marc Coma and Joan Pedrero will face from January 1st real marathon days, of 5 or 6 hours on their bikes, where physical endurance is the key to perform at the highest level.

Dakar Champ Marc Coma Courier for a Day

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The current Dakar champion becomes the best MRW courier in the streets of Barcelona.

David Fretigne Withdraws from 2012 Dakar

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
After injuring his vertebrae at the Rally dos Sertoes in August, Frenchman David Fretigne was unable to pass his final medical evaluation in preparation for the 2012 Dakar Rally.

KTM 450 Rally Bike Heading to Dakar

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
The KTM 450 Rally Bike is the same machine Marc Coma used to take the victory in Buenos Aires in 2011 and will soon have a chance to defend its glory in the 2012 Dakar Rally.

Juan Pedrero 2012 Dakar Rally Interview

Monday, December 19, 2011
Joan Pedrero returns to Dakar in 2012 as Marc Coma's assistant while the MRW Red Bull AMV Team push toward another victory.

Marc Coma 2012 Dakar Rally Interview

Saturday, December 17, 2011
The current Dakar champion, Marc Coma, takes part in the toughest rally in the world for the tenth year and looks for his fourth win of his career.

Marc Coma Ready to Defend Dakar Title

Friday, December 16, 2011
Current champion Marc Coma will aim for another bronze at the 2012 Dakar Rally for the second year in a row with MRW KTM.

Johnny Campbell to Co-Drive for Robby Gordon

Friday, December 9, 2011
Robby Gordon and the SPEED Energy/Toyo Tires team announce the addition of Off-Road legend, Johnny Campbell to the 2012 team.

KTM Prepping for 2012 Dakar Rally

Friday, December 2, 2011
The MRW KTM Team is finalizing its preparations for the 2012 Dakar Rally where Marc Coma will look to defend his title.

Husqvarna Ready for 2012 Dakar Rally

Friday, December 2, 2011
Husqvarna's 2012 Dakar Rally team is preparing for the first major motorsport event of the year, set to take place across 8,364 kilometers in South America beginning January 1st.

Dakar Rally Route Changed for 2012

Thursday, March 24, 2011
The 2012 Dakar Rally will be point-to-point across South America from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.

2011 Dakar Rally Recap

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Marc Coma beat Cyril Despres in a memorable 2011 Dakar Rally. Check out the highpoints in our Dakar Rally recap.

2011 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Saturday, January 15, 2011
Spaniard Marc Coma grabbed his third Dakar title after winning the 2011 Dakar Rally by more than 15 minutes ahead of KTM rival, Cyril Despres.

2011 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Friday, January 14, 2011
During Stage 12 the current leader Marc Coma earned his fifth stage victory of the 2011 Dakar Rally as riders prepare for the final leg of the competition.