Dakar Rally 2010: Montrealer Holding Strong

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Team Honda Europe rider Patrick Trahan is one stage closer to becoming the fourth Canadian to ever complete the Dakar Rally. Trahan finished the 238 km route through Chile today in 4:13:59, falling one spot back to 60th overall, yet feeling confident and strong.

“I think I could go for one extra week!”, he wrote in his blog yesterday.

The usual suspects continued to dominate at the head of the pack, with Marc Coma winning for the second day in a row and Cyril Despres increasing his overall lead by close to another minute, putting him now 1:22:49 ahead of Norwegian Pal Ullevalseter.

2010 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

1. COMA (ESP) KTM 03:10:43 00:00:00 

2. FRETIGNE (FRA) YAMAHA 03:12:49 00:02:06 

3. RODRIGUES (PRT) YAMAHA 03:13:19 00:02:36 

4. FARIA (PRT) KTM 03:14:39 00:03:56 

5. LOPEZ CONTARDO (CHL) APRILIA 03:15:40 00:04:57 

6. DESPRES (FRA) KTM 03:17:08 00:06:25 

7. PAIN (FRA) YAMAHA 03:18:01 00:07:18 

8. ULLEVALSETER (NOR) KTM 03:18:03 00:07:20 

9. STREET (USA) KTM 03:18:04 00:07:21 

10. DUCLOS (FRA) KTM 03:18:59 00:08:16 

 

2010 Dakar Rally Overall Standings

1. DESPRES (FRA) KTM 39:15:59 00:00:00 

2. ULLEVALSETER (NOR) KTM 40:38:48 01:22:49 

3. LOPEZ CONTARDO (CHL) APRILIA 40:40:06 01:24:07 

4. RODRIGUES (PRT) YAMAHA 40:40:06 01:24:59 

5. DUCLOS (FRA) KTM 41:13:34 01:57:35 

6. FRETIGNE (FRA) YAMAHA 41:27:28 02:11:29 

7. STREET (USA) KTM 41:56:12 02:40:13 

8. PAIN (FRA) YAMAHA 42:03:00 02:47:01 

9. PRZYGONSKI (POL) KTM 42:27:15 03:11:16 

10. PEDRERO GARCIA (ESP) KTM 42:28:05 03:12:06

 

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