The 688-kilometer stage to the city of Iquique was largely fast and rocky, with a few sand dunes only to be traversed in the last part of the speed test. The resident also did well with the stage today and finished 36th. In total, he advanced from 41st to 37th place. In the foreground, eyes were again fixed on the fight between Barredo and Como. For the third day in a row, they played a cat-and-mouse game. Rodrigues scored his first stage victory this year. Fans of watching the crazy descent towards the camp near the city of Iquique were disappointed this time, as the organizer of the Dakar Rally chose the city center as the goal of the sixth stage, which was hit by a strong earthquake on April 1 last year. With their arrival, the racers paid tribute to the victims and enriched the events in the city on the Pacific coast with their race cars. Route
Fifty-year-old Miran Stanovnik has not yet parked his racing motorcycle, because, as he says, he still sees racing as a challenge and a motive for training. At today's press conference in Ljubljana, he spoke about the preparations and expectations at his 4th Dakar Rally, which will take place between 17 and 18 January in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. Ljubljana, 2014 December 838. Although the French organizer repeats the story of an even more demanding rally every year, this year we cannot ignore the numbers that confirm such predictions: on the first stage, motorcyclists will cover 781 kilometers, the longest speed test will be 8 kilometers. (1.024th stage), and the longest stage (penultimate) will be an incredible XNUMX kilometers long. In addition, motorcyclists will be served two marathon tests instead of one
Miran Stanovnik, a regular participant in the world's toughest motoring and motoring test Rally Dakar, defeated his opponent in the second round in the municipality of Log - Dragomer, and will be the mayor of the municipality for the next four years. Miran also met Abraham on the first of August this year. He took his first Dakar in 1996. So far, he has had eleven behind him. He also received a fair-play award in his first race, which he ran in its entirety. He received this kind of European award in 2004. He is certainly known throughout Slovenia under the nickname "desert fox", as he achieved some good results in the desert. Every year, however, things did not go according to plan, as he also had an accident or his motorcycle let him down. However, there is a sport in this
The first stage served with a 408-kilometer-long, navigationally demanding test. Miran Stanovnik took sixth place at the third checkpoint and finished eighth. Sam Sunderland wins the first stage ahead of Marco Como (both KTM) and Paolo Goncalves (Honda). The first stage of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge Rally was 408 kilometers long, and the 290-kilometer speed test included all the elements of challenging inertia rallies. “Today’s stage was very varied and diverse. In some areas we drove at very high speeds of over 170 kilometers per hour, and there was also a lot of navigational difficulty overcoming the dunes. In this part, I kept up the pace with the fastest riders for a while, but then wasted the opportunity for an even higher ranking by falling into me.
Despite the organizers' predictions that the ninth stage will be dune again, there were only about 30 kilometers. A good-natured Resident finished the day in 32nd place; in total it is the twenty-ninth. At the finish of the stage, the fastest known trio are Coma, Barreda and Despres. Although the organizer announced dunes for today, when the competitors reached the northernmost point of this year’s rally, these were just for a sample. Slovenian representative Miran Stanovnik said that only about 30 out of the 422-kilometer speed test were navigational and technically demanding: “The stage brought very fast sections and only a shorter navigation-demanding section. I drove without a single mistake. If I could add another mile per hour of speed it would be ideal, otherwise I am very happy with the stage.
Due to adverse weather conditions, the speed test was shortened, which led motorcyclists to a large salt lake in Bolivia. Stanovnik finished the first part of the second marathon stage in 42nd place. He ranks 29th overall. Barredi's stage victory; followed by Coma, Despres and Pedrero Garcia. After a rainy day of rest in Salta, Argentina, on Sunday, January 12, motorcyclists parted ways with racers in cars and trucks. On the 782-kilometer route to Bolivia, the organizer shortened the speed test, which was hampered by rain, low temperatures and the low presence of oxygen due to the high altitude, due to low clouds that prevented the helicopters from taking off. This stage did not suit the Slovenian representative, 49-year-old Miran Stanovnik: “There are no such stages
On the 724-kilometer stage with a 359-kilometer speed test, the competitors drove into the dunes for the first time and climbed to a height of 2.000 meters above sea level. After driving across the river, Stanovnik turned off his engine, causing him to lose more than an hour in the speed test. Sunderland finished with Honda at the top; favorite Coma and Despres only in ninth and tenth place. The second stage of the Dakar Rally in 2014 was 85 kilometers shorter than the opening one, but it served as an even longer speed test. It contained almost all possible forms of terrain: from technically very demanding to fast sections, on a section about 50 kilometers long, motorcyclists rode on dunes, while a seasoned Slovenian representative will remember today's stage after crossing the water. Hip then he namely u
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