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Articles for Dakar Rally Racing

Jonah Street Ready for 2010 Dakar Rally

Monday, December 28, 2009
American Jonah Street rallies the troops and heads to South America for the start of the 2010 Dakar Rally.

KTM to Race Dakar On Pirelli Scorpion Rallys

Monday, December 21, 2009
The KTM riders will race the 2010 Dakar on Pirelli's new Scorpion Rally tires.

KTM’s Coma and Despres Race 2010 Dakar

Monday, December 14, 2009
KTM will support former Dakar winners Marc Coma and Cyril Despres in the 2010 Dakar Rally.

KTM Service Truck Ready For Dakar 2010

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
KTM Factory-supported riders Cyril Despres and Marc Coma are "Ready to Race" the 2010 Dakar with the KTM Service Truck prepped for the event.

Dakar 2010 Send-Off Party for Jonah Street

Monday, November 30, 2009
The Rally PanAm team will kick-off the 2010 Dakar Rally season with a send-off party for Jonah Street on December 4, 2009.

2009 Pharaons Rally Results

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
KTM’s rally racing ace, Cyril Despres, conquered all comers in the Egyption sand for the 2009 Pharaons Ralley aboard his KTM 690 rally dirt bike.

KTM Service Truck at Dakar Rally

Wednesday, July 29, 2009
KTM has decided to send an official service truck to the coming Dakar Rally in order to continue to provide service for privateer KTM riders, but the decision to withdraw the KTM Factory Team remains final.

KTM Support Truck at Africa Eco Race

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Following many requests for a customer service for the upcoming Africa Race, KTM will be present with its Customer Truck to take care of the company's participating customers.

KTM Withdraws from Dakar Rally

Thursday, June 4, 2009
The limiting of motorcycles with a displacement of 450 cc forces the long term dominator of the Dakar Rally to withdraw.

Polaris Finishes Three at 2009 Dakar Rally

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
The 2009 Dakar saw 23 ATVs start with only 13 finishing. Of that 13, three were members of Team Polaris.

Terminal Velocity Processing Signs Jonah Street

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Terminal Velocity Processing is happy to announce the adding of Dakar Rally stand-out, Jonah Street, to their list of athletes they will support.

Pirelli Tires Takes Top Spots in 2009 Dakar

Monday, January 19, 2009
Pirelli’s debut in the Dakar was nothing short of dominating, with the new Scorpion Rally tire capturing the 1st and 2nd positions on the podium with riders Marc Coma and Cyril Despres.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 14 Results

Saturday, January 17, 2009
Marc Coma claimed his second career Dakar victory. The Spaniard played it cool in the final stage to take an easy win at the first Dakar held in South America.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Friday, January 16, 2009
Another day of the 2009 Dakar and another stage in the books as Cyril Despres takes his fifth stage win of the rally with Marc Coma right on his tail, followed by David Frétigné to round out the top three of Stage 13.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Thursday, January 15, 2009
Stage 12 has been completed as scheduled, minor course adjustment but an over all "normal" stage for the Dakar, with Despres and Coma taking the top two spots as they work closer to the finish line.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 11 Canceled

Wednesday, January 14, 2009
As mentioned in the Stage 10 results, Stage 11 was canceled due to Heavy Fog. This cancellation will make it difficult for riders, leaving only three stages to battle for top spots.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Stage 10 began with a delay/course modification and ended with Jordi Viladoms running away with the stage win after the early leaders went in the wrong direction.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 9 Results

Monday, January 12, 2009
Another stage of the 2009 Dakar has come to a close and Stage 9 proved to be anything but average.

2009 Dakar Rally Stage 8 Results

Sunday, January 11, 2009
Cyril Despres won Stage 8 as racing gets back underway in Chile for the 2009 Dakar Rally.

Dakar Rest Day

Saturday, January 10, 2009
Today brings a well needed day of rest for the rally riders marking the half way point though the stage. This is the perfect time to catch up on what has occured so far if you are just joining the rally.