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Pharaons Rally: Motorrider Cyril Despres to the Rescue.

At the Pharaons Rally in Egypt, Cyril Despres, after the mistakes of yesterday, hit the ground surpassing the pilots the were preceded him until he reachs pacesetter Lopez at the Km 280. In this speed route Despres asserted the major power of his KTM 690 compared to the chilean Aprilia 450, that had to tag along the french cutting the winning post with nearly one minute lead.

Despres attained to recover almost thirteen minutes on Francisco Lopez, that remain leader of the Over all with 1:37 minutes of advantage on Despres, passed from the seventh to the second position. The french, when the stop was at the end, crumbled the Bib Mousse of the hind wheel and ended hardly the stop.

Thirth has been Luca Manca, that had to cover more than hundred Kilometres keeping the instrumentation of his KTM fixed because it was unscrew. Because his truck wasn’t there, when he arrived at care point, Team Aprilia mechanics helped him. The strong pilot from Sardinia passed fourth in the Over All, detached of more than twelve minutes from Lopez.

Today’s fourth place is for the polish Jakub Pryzgnsky, that preceded Alex Zanotti. Alex, from San Marino, passed third in the Over All, to twelve minutes from the team mate, be hot on the heels for Manca. Portoguese Helder Rodriguez and the other Aprilia from Paolo Ceci concluded behind Zanotti.

2009/10/05 | 19:20 CET | Editor: MR/HS/Edoardo Bauer

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