Another Boty review: Yamaha MT-07

Wheels24's biking guru DRIES VAN DER WALT takes time out to review yet another entrant in the 2014 South African Bike of the Year competition - this time Yamaha's MT-07

SA's Van der Linde wins FIA Driver of Year

South African teen Kelvin van der Linde won the Driver of the Year award for the 2014 FIA Young Driver Excellence Academy.

Champion Despres takes charge

2013-01-16 08:09

SEEKING A FIFTH DAKAR TITLE: Cyril Depres (right) speaks with KTM team mate Ruben Faria following Stage 10 of the 2013 Dakar.

kalahari.com

  • Argentina

    The book's handy pocket size makes it an ideal companion for visitors to Argentina. Now R209.00


    buy now

 

LA RIOJA, Argentina - Defending motorcycle champion Cyril Despres took the overall lead in the 2013 Dakar after placing second in Stage 10, a 636km ride that included a 357km timed section from Cordoba to La Rioja, Argentina.

On January 14 2013, the KTM rider made a charge from 24 minutes behind the then race leader to win Stage 9, his first stage victory of 2013.

On January 15 he continued to push but finished in second place on Stage 10. Joan Barreda Bort took stage honours on his Husqvarna, finishing 1min15 ahead of Despres.

TEAM MATE AHEAD

Despres, seeking his fifth Dakar title, leads overnight leader and team mate Ruben Faria by 1min37 in the overall standings.

The race will finish on January 20 2013.

Follow the 2013 Dakar rally with Wheels24 on our Dakar section.

Follow the 2013 Dakar rally with Wheels24 on our Dakar section.


NEXT ON WHEELS24X

Read Wheels24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Inside Wheels24

Raider package for CSR range

With the constant fuel hikes, affordable commuting is always attractive. Check out the Cayenne Group's new Raider Package for its model range.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.