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12/08/10 - 09:19
Marc Coma starts third at the Dos Sertoes Rally
The Repsol rider was third in the first stage of the Brazilian event, fourth meeting of the Raids World Championship, contested in Brazil.Yesterday, the latest Dos Sertoes Rally competition in Goiania, Brazil began with Marc Coma as one of the principal riders in the competition. After the preliminary stage contested yesterday, in which the Repsol rider was fifteenth, following a strategy planned ...
03/08/10 - 20:05
Pirelli Moto riders before the break
The 2010 world racing scene has been filled with action and memorable competition, but the season will soon take a short break for the summer.  The various Pirelli Moto riders have competed at the very maximum and will benefit from a well-deserved break from their racing activities. As part of a mid-season racing update, we are pleased to inform you that many of our teams and riders lead of t...
02/06/10 - 15:05
Victory for Marc Coma in the Rally of Sardinia
The Repsol rider has won the third event of the Raids World Championships, achieving victory in 5 of the 9 special stages taking place during the 5 days of the race.The Italian island of Sardinia has been for the last five days, the venue of the third event of the Raids World Championships, won by Marc Coma. Leader from the first special stage, the Repsol rider has dominated the race with an iron ...
07/05/10 - 18:33
Victory for Coma in Tunisia
The Repsol rider has achieved three stage wins and first place in his category, second in the scratch standings, overcoming tyre problems.
 The second race that scores in the Raids World Championships, the Rally Tunisia, has finished with a hard-fought victory for Marc Coma, who put in a flawless second half of the race, overcoming the tyre problems he had on the second day. The Repsol rider lost...
03/04/10 - 16:07
Marc Coma wins Abu Dhabi Rally
The Repsol rider, who led the race from the first stage, wins the United Arab Emirates rally for the fourth time. Marc Coma has started his participation in the World Raid Championship as he usually does, with a win in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge. Leading the race from the first stage, the Repsol rider has been able to keep his advantage over 2,000 kms (including 1,245 kms of timed stages) acro...
31/03/10 - 19:39
Sebastian’s hopes dashed; Coma on title course
In a dramatic change of fortunes, quad rider Sebastian Husseini lost his position and quad title hopes after leading for three straight days in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the season-opening round of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, when his Suzuki developed a serious mechanical snag mid-way through the penultimate stage on Wednesday.KTM’s Marc Coma further extended his lead i...
30/03/10 - 18:33
Coma in bid to stop Gaugain challenge
KTM’s Marc Coma continued to make steady progress in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in a bid to secure a fourth victory in the event in five years, and despite extending his overnight lead by almost seven minutes the race for the title is expected to witness a tight finish.Coma added precious minutes to his overnight lead in an effort to stave off the challenge posed by Sean Gaugain on his Honda C...
27/03/10 - 18:01
Coma slips as Jakub mounts challenge at Prologue
Sebastian and Sean begin campaign on winning note at Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge 2010The 20th edition of the Abu Dhabi desert Challenge, the season-opening round of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, got underway this morning with Jakub Przysonski mounting a serious challenge to veteran Marc Coma’s bid for a fourth title in the UAE’s premier off-road event with a psychological victor...
26/03/10 - 14:34
‘Girl power’ out to have ‘fun’ at Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
The 2010 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the season-opening round of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, is all set to demonstrate “girl power” with female riders positioned to take off when the grueling five-day competitive spectacular gets underway on March 28.Vicky White, a relative novice, makes a comeback to the Challenge following a two-year hiatus having finished 31st in the highl...
25/03/10 - 13:00
Desert Challenge my favourite, says Camelia
Italian quad rider Camelia Liparoti-Baggiani said today that the Desert Challenge was her favourite event in the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship, and that she was competing for “all the girls who want to do the same as me.”Camelia was speaking at a news conference to introduce the organizer, main sponsor and some of the star line-up for the 20th anniversary edition of the 2010 Abu Dha...