The ninth stage took the field to the northernmost point of this year’s Dakar. The riders descended from yesterday’s plateau through the Atacama desert towards the Pacific Ocean. Sand and dunes challenged the athletes especially in the final third of the stage, demanding excellent navigation skills. In between the organizers had placed fast sections with […]
Baker VS. Marquez At Superprestigio – Video
2013 MotoGP World Champion, Marc Marquez will square off against AMA Grand National Flat Track winner, Brad “The Bullet” Baker in the Super Final at the Superprestigio this weekend in Barcelona, Spain. The two took to the Rufea Circuit for some practice time in the video below.
Marc and I we were born on the same day, it’s such a coincidence,” says Baker. “He’s one of my idols, I can’t believe I’m dirt tracking here in Barcelona with him on the same track, this is a once in lifetime!”
“I’m a great fan of Dirt Track,” says Marquez. “Now I see why Brad has the #1 plate, and it’s only practice.”
Other notable roadracers taking part in the event include 2013 Moto2 champion Pol Espargaró, and 2013 Moto3 champ Maverick Viñales. Álvaro Bautista, Bradley Smith, Aleix Espargaró, Hector Barberá and American Kenny Noyes are also competing in the event.
Riders will compete aboard four-stroke singles with 17-inch wheels and Michelin roadrace rain tires.
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