KTM 450 Rally Replica Rules Morocco — Ultimate MotorCycling

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KTM 450 Rally Replica Rules

Rally of Morocco

KTM factory racer Cyril Despres has the conqueror of the Rally of Morocco Marc Coma finished overall despite time of 36 minutes to register a huge for what was the first real for the new KTM 450 Rally Replica, the motorcycle the KTM factory riders will to the Dakar 2011.

Despres out as the race leader on the final day a mass start and where riders completed 4 x 40 km loops plenty of overtaking possibilities on off large expanses of sand and dunes.

He successfully held off his two rivals Coma and Portuguese rider Helder Rodrigues to the overall lead. Coma too monumental race to finish after a total of 36 minutes in penalties.

Stage One

The two KTM factory opened their bid in Stage One short work of the mountainous, and rocky tracks and the dunes. hit the front and that is where stayed.

At the end of the first day, which he as “a beautiful warm-up”, it was a triumph for racing his first rally in six after taking a break the action for the arrival of his new daughter.

fresh from victory in the Rally in Egypt where he the 2010 World Championship title, was also positive his first outing on the 450.

Coma says: “The stage of the rally has been challenging, but the feeling with the new has been very good. are some adjustments to improve, and get to riding in a different way – a more style rather that using the power.”

Stage Two

had introduced some special challenges for the 2010 edition competitors had to locate certain on the course with a margin of of 400 meters.

It was this that cost a 30 minute penalty on Stage Two after he finished ahead of for another 1-2 KTM stage victory, he was down a late time by the jury that knocked him to fourth overall, giving the clear edge on the overall

Cyril Despres also that the navigation of this edition was proving tricky.

Despres says: “At around 100 on the first loop, at a modification to the book, I went a little too far to the before cutting left for about two km to get back on the correct Then a km from the end of the first I got properly stuck in some sand and Marc went

The rally is designed in a loop this year and the two KTM riders up the heat on the second loop of day

“We were a whole 10 minutes than the first time But despite attacking hard soft sand the bike again ran faultlessly – a very second day,” Despres

Stage Three

Wednesday Coma back into the with another stage and he was able to put the disappointment behind him on a day Despres experienced some even if he was able to hang on to the lead.

“I lost the track 100 m out of the Cyril said. He said was also a problem with because of rain. “I decided to Helder Rodrigues. After the of the first day, the dunes we had mud today.

Great testing for our new KTM 450,” he said.


Stage Four

Thursday was triumph for Marc Coma who won the and charged on to move up to third in the after carving valuable off his deficit to trail by just minutes. Meanwhile a navigational at the beginning of the second loop Despres valuable time and him back at sixth in the Stage results, even if he did still a narrow hold on the overall

Stage Five

Despres, known for his huge mental as well as his riding skills the challenge at the start of the penultimate on Friday and went out to increase his lead to almost 10 minutes on placed Helder Rodrigues. He managed to put more than 15 between himself and Coma, put him in good shape for the final on Saturday.

Despres after Friday’s “I wasn’t too happy with for letting my guard drop and so started this morning to make amends. I left the in sixth place, but behind riders who were attacking

“At about kilometer 40 I came Olivier Pain who was having with his bike, so that was one whose dust I didn’t to worry about. Then at the point I saw that I had taken about 1 minute 30 seconds and allowed me to back off a little. By the end of the I had managed to pull back a but significant amount of time on and Coma.”

KTM riders and the new 450 Rally motorcycle

The six days of desert was the perfect launch pad for the new KTM 450 Rally motorcycle and the team reported not a mechanical issue with the new in the hands of the two best rally in the world. The results were a for riders, machine and the entire involved in its development.

Final motorcycle race after six stages:

1. Cyril Andorra, KTM

2. Helder Rodrigues, Yamaha

3. Marc Coma, KTM


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