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Dakar 2013 Stage 9 14th, 2013

2013 Argentina/Chile

1st start (GMT-3). AM

17:38 — bike

011 Faria takes control of the

KTM’s Portuguese rider now at the top of the general classification, 5’23 of his teammate and today’s stage Cyril Despres, thanks to the penalty handed down to yesterday for changing his engine.

López isn’t far away them, sitting in third 9’03 down. Ivan (+16’56) is fourth and Alessandro (+22’58) is fifth. Olivier (+28’46) slips to sixth a catastrophic stage in which he 28th.

David Casteu’s in the general classification is still because he hasn’t crossed the line yet. He’s about 20 km from the finish.

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010 — bad hair day.

David is still in the special, but now we know about his mishaps: it’s all a problem with his tank he hasn’t been able to by himself. Expect the rider Nice to plummet down the

16:32 — bike

001 Finish 2: Despres wraps it up

The man on the no. 1 KTM was faster than Joan Alessandro Botturi (+5’14) third in this stage, of Ruben Faria (+7’47) and Rodrigues (+8’47). Ivan finished sixth, 9’37 on the winner.

Olivier Pain and Casteu have yet to cross the line.

16:05 —

001 — Despres in a class of his own

Barreda’s performance was impressive, but Despres is the man of the day. He beat the by 4’03. We’re now waiting for Botturi, among others, to the podium.

16:02 —

010 — Casteu just catch a break

Following his mechanical problems and a due to a cow, injuring his right David Casteu has stopped this time just km 560. He’s still got 30 kilometres to go.

15:53 —

005 — Barreda crosses the line

Joan Barreda has gone through the checkpoint at 141 to finish the ninth special of the Dakar. It took the Spaniard 7 h to cover the 593 km special. We’re now for the riders behind him to cross the line in order to get a clear of the pecking order at the end of this

15:16 — bike

001 Km 499: Despres keeps at bay

Cyril Despres still Joan Barreda by 3’21, Botturi by 3’51, Ruben by 6’18, Hélder Rodrigues by Johnny Campbell by 13’38, Bianchi Prata by 21’18 and Prohens by 26’48. Olivier started the special only a few ago, having taken a earlier. He and David Casteu are two of the casualties of today’s stage.

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Provisional after 423 km

Cyril Despres is in still followed by Joan at 3’47, Alessandro Botturi at Ruben Faria at 5’49, Jakes at 7’25 and Hélder at 7’47. David Casteu has 23’46 so far.

14:14 bike

460 — Lachaume on his car

Pierre Lachaume and Olivier Nissan pick-up has been hit by a and had to stop at km 132 of today’s special. The motorcyle rider was helped by Miot and Pascal Gambillon and set to hit the road again after repairs.

14:12 —

009 — Pain suffers a fall

The former overall fell in the area around km Olivier Pain tumbled a ditch and was unable to get out from it. He unscathed with some from Michael Metge and Guindani, who’s doubling up as guardian angel today.

13:39 — bike

117 Gardulski throws in the towel

Josefina Gardulski’s rescue of countryman Axel Heilenkotter earn her any good karma, it She was hit by a mechanical problem which into a fire. She was 133rd in the this morning.

13:21 bike

033 — Campbell

American Johnny Campbell has started the special and he’s come to a halt just km 376. His GPS has been sending a signal for five minutes

13:01 — bike

005 Barreda opens the throttle

Spaniard Joan Barreda entered the second part of the at 12:49:21 pm local time.

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007 — losing ten minutes

Francisco gunpowder seems to have wet in the first part of the special, he conceded 10’40. With Pain losing ground Ivan Jakes and Jeremías Esquerre stand to gain the situation.

11:45 —

010 — Holy cow!

We he might have run out of petrol due to a but the reason why David Casteu time in the special was because he hit a

The Yamaha rider hurt his The medical team strapped it at the end of the part of the special and will be an eye on him.

11:38 —

001 — Finish 1: Despres strong, Casteu going

David Casteu lost to his fellow countryman and leader of the KTM At the end of the first 225 km timed sector, the neutralisation, Cyril Despres is the man to in today’s special, with a time of 2 h 55’16, followed by Barreda at 4’05 and Johnny at 5’34.

Ruben Faria lies in place, 5’38 down. Jakes is fifth, 6’49 followed by Hélder Rodrigues at

11:16 — bike

082 Guindani to the rescue

Yamaha’s Guindani stopped next to Casteu, probably to help him and the rider from Nice is up and again after losing ten minutes.

11:14 —

009 — Pain also

Olivier Pain has also 182 km into the special, for some as yet reason. The Frenchman and former leader has come to a halt in a area where the course of special follows a forest

11:11 — bike

010 Casteu stops again!

leader David Casteu has to a standstill 210 km into today’s The rider from Nice had stopped before to check on his motorcycle. It looks like got a fuel supply problem (a maybe?).

But the Yamaha rider 16 km from the refuelling point, it be that he’s run out of petrol?

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017 — still well placed

The rider has posted the third time so far at the second checkpoint, behind leader Cyril

10:14 — bike

095 Heilenkotter’s engine blows up

The of Chilean Axel Heilenkotter’s seems to have broken Fellow Chilean Josefina has come to his aid and is now towing him through the

10:04 — bike

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010 Stop and go for Casteu

David stopped for a minute at km 134 of today’s It looks like he wanted to something on his motorcycle.

10:01 — bike

Despres still on top at km 121

The Frenchman is leading the motorcycle race but has unable to open a large gap on behind him: Joan is riding at 50, David Casteu at Johnny Campbell at 3’10, Jakes at 3’46 and Hélder at 3’55. Pedro Prata is currently riding in seventh at 5’57, followed by Vincent at 8’59.

08:59 —

001 — CP1: Despres the lead

Cyril Despres has a best time of 34’44 in the category. with Hélder Honda a mere 27 back. he’s decided to step it up a in today’s special following his start to the rally, but what’s for is that the Frenchman has clawed 1’13 from fellow and overall leader David

08:44 — bike

Barreda in the lead after 38 km

38 km today’s special, the top 3 riders are in the exact same order went through the checkpoint: leads Campbell and Jakes, roughly 30 seconds separating the of them. Behind them, leader David Casteu has up with Pedro Bianchi and Vincent Guindani and is now 40 seconds on Barreda.

08:24 —

The motorcycle special starts!

Barreda entered today’s at 7:50 am local time, by Johnny Campbell and Ivan for the longest special of the rally: 593 km a 122 km neutralised sector more or after the first third.

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Overall: going on beyond the Top 20?

Among the Hondas and other Yamahas, Guasch and his Gas-Gas female Laia Sanz lie twenty-ninth and respectively. The enduro and trial champion set herself reasonable after injuring her foot.

Alain Duclos’ new adventure Sherco has been plagued by and he now lies in forty-third, just Joan Barreda, who’s far from where he should be. The from Saint-Médard had three difficult stages which he beyond the one-hundredth place.

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Overall: going on behind the leaders? 2)

Down in twenty-fourth place, Gonçalves has paid a hefty for his technical problems. Even he’s been clawing his way up he’s still 1 h 41′ on the leader, but just 20 seconds KTM’s Dutchman Henk Marc Coma’s former

Behind Gonçalves lies KTM with Pole Jacek on it, 7 minutes down on the Portuguese From the riders in this much is expected from Michael Metge, who could take his Yamaha to new heights in the Dakar.

07:36 —

Overall: what’s going on the leaders?

Beyond the Top 10, the first is no unknown quantity: Kurt has already shone in this taking a stage win in his first in the rally.

The eleventh-placed rider has 24 on Daniel Gouet’s Honda and 41 on Botturi’s Husqvarna. Fourteenth-placed Rodrigues is still within distance, 4’52 down on the From the seventeenth place a group of underperforming big names is one hour down, led by Juan García (+49’18), whose ahead of Frans Verhoeven de

The highly experienced South Curtis Darryl lies 3’11 ahead of Norway’s Anders Ullevålseter and 3’57 of Aussie Ben Grabham.

07:27 bike

Barreda leads the way

Joan Barreda and his Husqvarna were the first to set off from San de Tucumán for Córdoba. The 140 motorcycles today’s stage will to tackle a 176 km link section by a 593 km special.


Tucumán-Córdoba: the longest day

At a 852 kilometres, this stage is the in the 2013 Dakar, with a 593 km for the cars, the motorcycles and the quads. The trucks will only a 293 km timed section. But it is true the first stage after the day will focus on the trucks, will go head-to-head in just one of the two of the special but will have the privilege of opening the way.

is a rather rolling stage will favour the experts in In the other categories, the distance is as long due to the addition of a much technical part where the will have to swerve curves in the forests. They’ll to watch out for the trees, not least swift assistance trucks be allowed onto this

The drivers and riders will to stay extremely focused

It’s also an opportunity to up gaps in the motorcycle classification, the top 18 riders lie within less an hour of each other, as as the car category, which is still for an undisputed master.

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