KTM and Dakar — MX Large

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KTM 450 Rally

KTM and Dakar

KTM goes to the Dakar with a new team structure, a new KTM 450 Rally bike and the determination to for a thirteenth title in the world’s rally. Marc Coma of leads the Red Bull KTM Factory title chase and is going for his victory. Also in the factory are Portugal’s Ruben Faria, Villadoms of Spain and Chaleco of Chile.

While the team was a blow in November with the of long-time KTM rider Kurt they all go to the 2014 edition to honor his memory. Caselli was into the factory lineup for after Coma was ruled out of a shoulder injury and had a brilliant ride.

Marc Coma coming off a season

Coma bounced from injury in 2013 to win the three rounds of the World Country Rallies Championship and the series second overall. preparing for the Dakar, he underlined full factory support and were essential when were so extreme. “ It is important to care of your body the race is very long and hard. I expect that will be a very open The other factories are coming up and it like it is going to be very

New team structure, new bike

The riders have the all-new KTM 450 bike as their weapon of and the team has both experience and Coma has impeccable credentials. long time support for Cyril Despres, finished in the 2013 edition behind his teammate, while Lopez was to complete an all-KTM podium.

The Chilean is a tough and talented and is particularly at home in the Atacama KTM Team Manager Alex says that while for the overall Dakar win is a given, competitors cross the finish in Valparaiso, he would like to see on the podium in front of his home “ I have a good feeling for the the mechanics and the team. With the team we get good support and material and that is very for me.

The Dakar is very hard, ” said.

Villadoms, a late to the team, will be Coma’s rider. He is an experienced Dakar and was in the KTM factory team from to 2010. His best result in 2012 when he finished overall.

Longer, Higher,

Dakar organizers say the rally be “ longer, higher and tougher ” in It starts in Rosario in Argentina on 5 and riders encounter the first of two stages (no mechanical assistance as early as Stage Three. enter Bolivia for the first after the January 11 rest day to new terrain, including the giant flats in Uyuni.

This is the second marathon so preservation of tires and machines be important. Riders get their glimpse of the Pacific at Iquique at the end of Eight, which is also the northerly point of this rally. They then the challenging Atacama Desert as head south to the finish in Chile, on January 18, 2014.


Stage 1 . Rosario to San – 629 km liaison, 180 km special = 809 km

(Longest in km)

2: San Luis to San Rafael – 365 km liaison, 359 km = 724 km

KTM 450 Rally

Stage 3: San Rafael to San Juan – 292 km 373 km special = 665 km (First marathon

Stage 4: San Juan to Chilecito – 210 km 353 km special = 563 km

Stage 5: Chilecito to – 384 km liaison, 527 km special = 527 km

Stage 6: to Salta – 64 km liaison, 400 km special = 464 km

Day: Salta

Stage 7: to Salta/Uyuni – 373 km liaison, 409 km special = 782 km 
 marathon stage)

Stage 10: to Antofagasta – 58 km liaison, 631 km special = 689 km

11: Antofagasta to El Salvador – 144 km liaison, 605 km = 749

(Longest timed special)

12: El Salvador to La Serena 349 km liaison, 350 km = 699 km

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