Cyril Despres beat his teammate Marc Coma to win his fourth Dakar Rally, while KTM captured its 11th consecutive win in the 33rd running of the off-road race. Despres won three stages and finished the 5,214-mile race in South America in a total time of 43 hours, 28 minutes and 11 seconds. Despres crossed the […]
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!