Marc Coma stage 9 report

Spectacular victory for Marc Coma The pilot AMV Marc Coma (KTM), winner of the 2006 and 2009 editions, has just awarded its tenth victory in a stage of the Dakar and the third in this year 2010. His pride, admits no stains. His professionalism...

Spectacular victory for Marc Coma

The pilot AMV Marc Coma (KTM), winner of the 2006 and 2009 editions, has just awarded its tenth victory in a stage of the Dakar and the third in this year 2010. His pride, admits no stains. His professionalism and determination either. Once again, and they are three in five stages, the brave Spanish pilot has managed to claim a creditable victory in which has been one of the most spectacular special in the history of the Dakar. An online start, very unusual in this race, quickened the hearts of riders and all fans in the world of two wheels. The spectacular and the drivers was served members of the ordeal did not let nothing and nobody, robbed of its desired role. All fought for his moment of glory, but only one has become the main protagonist of the series of Dakar. Marc Coma, who had an impressive duel with Frenchman Cyril Despres, left again kept sparkling airy confrontation with the Frenchman. Today's stage, limited by the organization, has become a spectacular sprint in the desert. The 170 km making up the particular, witnessed the brutal struggle that KTM riders Marc Coma and Cyril Despres maintained from start to finish. 2 hours 12 minutes and 30 seconds was the time that the AMV rider Marc Coma in order to become employed again at the new winner of the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally Argentina-Chile 2010. His teammate Henk Kniuman, who left 10 minutes behind Marc has done an outstanding job over the special court that has allowed it to cross the line in the fourteenth position.

After the special, the team AMV, who still await the opinion of the official complaint made to the race direction, they were very satisfied, firstly, by the result achieved. But they also wanted to take this opportunity to position itself clearly to the charge of non-existent, changing a tire. Jordi Arcarons, AMV Team Manager, has photographed the driver's rear tire, after covering the 107 miles of spectacular stage today. The result left photo of very clear, his proven innocence. A rear tire visibly "new" after having made the 107 km of the stage today at a rapid clip, is the objective and direct response, the computer sends to whom, so far, did not believe in his innocence.

Marc Coma, after his third victory in less than five stages, now is the eighteenth in overall with 7 hours and 45 seconds. His teammate Henk Kniuman placed two positions behind Marc Coma.

-source: marc coma

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Series Dakar
Drivers Cyril Despres , Marc Coma , Jordi Arcarons