Cyril Despres won his fifth career Dakar Rally while helping KTM win for the 12th consecutive time, in taking the motorcycle class in the 2013 edition of the famed off-road race. KTM was again the dominant manufacturer with the top five finishers in the motorcycle class riding motorcycles from the Austrian manufacturer. Despres finished with […]
Spectacular Images of the 2010 Dakar Rally!
37 stunning pix of what is perhaps the most grueling auto and moto race in the world
Although I’ve never followed the Dakar Rally (formerly known as Paris-Dakar) intently, I’ve nevertheless been fascinated by the machines and men competing in this seemingly impossible-to-finish race. As far as I’m concerned it’s less a race and more a brutal test of human endurance.
As you’ll see in what is just a small sample of the happenings in such a test of wills, the 37 images on Boston.com are nothing short of incredible. I’d like to point you to a favorite, but I can’t; they’re all great!