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Despres wins Dakar rally’s motorcycle category for second straight year


France's Cyril Despres defended his motorbike title in the Dakar Rally on Saturday. It is his fifth title in the bike category, and that ties him in rally history with the inaugural Dakar winner, countryman Cyril Neveu. They are second only to Peterhansel, who has won the Dakar six times on a bike. Despres was the favorite at this year's event after ...
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Peterhansel enters Dakar Rally’s record books with five car wins
Stephane Peterhansel said his two consecutive victories in the Dakar Rally are „incredible” following his record-breaking win. It was his 11th victory in the fearsome rally. The Frenchman is the first ...
Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally, Mini takes 1st, 3rd and 4th
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel won the Dakar Rally for the 11th time in his career, although he finished 10th the final stage of the competition on Saturday. The Dakar legend didn't need ...
DAKAR 2013: Peterhansel wins 7th stage, increases lead to over 3 minutes
Stephane Peterhansel increased his Dakar Rally lead to over three minutes after winning the seventh stage of the competition on Friday. Main rival Nasser Al-Attiyah, who had closed to within 1 ...
DAKAR 2013: Rider Thomas Bourgin dies in traffic accident on link route
After yesterday's unfortunate accident which resulted in two deaths, the Dakar Rally is overshadowed by another death. French rider Thomas Bourgin lost his life on Friday during the rally's seventh stage. ...
DAKAR 2013: Al-Attiyah wins 6th stage and closes on Peterhansel, Sainz retires
Nasser Al-Attiyah won Thursday's sixth stage of the Dakar Rally and managed to reduce the gap to overall leader Stephane Peterhansel to just over a minute. Team Qatar Red Bull's driver, ...
DAKAR 2013: Video summary of the rally’s fifth stage
The fifth stage of the Dakar rally, linking Arequipa in Peru to Arica in Chile, was won by Nani Roma in the car category and David Casteu in the bike ...
DAKAR 2013: 2 dead, 7 injured in accident involving race suport vehicle
Two people have died and sever were injured in a three-vehicle accident during the Dakar Rally on Wednesday evening. The accident took place seven miles from the Chilean border at 9:30 ...
DAKAR 2013: Peterhansel extends overall lead to 10 minutes after stage five
Stephane Peterhansel increased his lead in the Dakar rally to nearly 10 minutes after finishing second on Wednesday's fifth stage. The Frenchman benefitted from closest rival Nasser Al-Attiyah's problems, as the ...
DAKAR 2013: Al-Attiyah wins 4th stage, cuts Peterhansel’s overall lead
Nasser Al-Attiyah reduced Stephane Peterhansel's Dakar Rally lead to just over five minutes by being the fastest on the event's fourth stage on Tuesday. The Qatari driver started the day second ...

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