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SA-Dakar 2011: More then 40 teams to compete with Yamaha bike and quad.





The 3rd South America Dakar draws ever closer and the 2011 edition of the historic and daunting event will begin in Buenos Aires on new year's day with Yamaha hopeful of further good results in the motorcycling category thanks to the excellent support of Yamaha Motor France and their potent Team Yamaha Racing France Ipone.

In Team Yamaha Racing France Ipone colours will be recent Rally of Morocco runner-up Helder Rodrigues, Spaniard Jordi Viladoms, France's Olivier Pain and David Barrot filling an important supporting role.

Hopes are high for Portugal's Rodrigues who was fourth overall in the Dakar Rally in 2010 and in currently in decent form on the adapted Yamaha WR450F.

The 31-year-old Rodrigues - 2010 European Enduro Champion no less - was fifth in the '09 Dakar and breached the top four ten months ago aboard the Yamaha so is now optimistic of reaching the final podium in one of the toughest rallies in the world.

To add to his pedigree the rider has not finished off the podium in the four major international events he has contested in 2010. The motorcycle class boasts a full entry with 200 competitors and will use new regulations for the first time limiting all bike sizes to 450cc. This will suit the WR that won the previous 450cc section of the Bikes division in 2004, 2005 and 2007.

Viladoms is also buoyant for Jan. 1 and the 30 year old has a best result of 7th at Dakar as well as being a stage winner. "We have a great bike for the Dakar," he recently posted on his Twitter account. "We made a two day test in Morocco recently for the engine and suspension and every time we rode the bike felt better; the team are really motivated!"

Pain is one of France's top Enduro riders and finished ninth at last year's Dakar meaning that the French team have three top ten racers in their ranks and enter the meeting as one of the strongest crews on the starting list.

Yamaha have a fantastic record in the rally with nine overall victories stretching back from 1979 and six successes thanks to Dakar ‘legend' Stephan Peterhansel.

Frenchman David Frétigné's first effort in 2004 saw the introduction of the famous ‘2-Trac' mono WR450F and he won three stages against the might of the twin cylinders. Yamaha now stand an excellent chance of further distinction on this highest of levels for Rally. 4.1 million spectators took to the countryside to watch the 2010 edition and with the Dakar now embedded in South America the following is increasing.

Alexandre Kowalski (Marketing Director of Yamaha Motor France) says: "We have worked with and developed the WR450F in rallies since 2004. We have a lot of faith in the light chassis and the reliability of the four-stroke 450cc WR motor which deals aptly with the long and difficult races."

Yamaha also will also have a strong presence in the Quad category with the Argentine Patronelli brothers, Marcos and Alejandro, having dominated the competition in 2010 on their Yamaha Raptors.

This time the formidable family partnership will count on increased technical back-up from Yamaha Motor Argentina and are clear on their goals.

Marcos Patronelli (last year's Dakar winner and recent Rally of Pharaons victor) says: "The support from Yamaha during the rally means we can be more relaxed and organized for the race in 2011. We can use the stops for more rest and recuperation and these are two fundamental aspects for the Dakar. The Raptor is a powerful and reliable vehicle so we are optimistic."

Of the 13 entered females in the 2011 race one will be Yamaha Quad pilot Camelia Liparoti. The former Quad Cross country World Champion will be blogging the experiences of her second Dakar and her endeavours can be seen on facebook.com/yamaharacingcom. Helder Rodrigues will also be providing updates online.

Concerning the route itself perhaps the hardest part will be the second half in which the intensity of the schedule and distances increase after the rest day on January 8th. In fact the longest Special takes place on the 9th with a mammoth 631km to be covered in the fastest way possible.

The latter section of the rally also means the drop down through Chile and the dune and desert landscape more familiar with the veterans of the African Dakar.

The Atacama is said to be one of the driest deserts in the world but generally the layout will involve a wide variety of terrain with the routing touching the borders of several countries including Bolivia and Peru; a truly encompassing voyage.

Provisional list of Yamaha Motorcycle Riders, 2011 Dakar:

4 HELDER RODRIGUES
7 JONAH STREET
8 JORDI VILADOMS
9 OLIVIER PAIN
29 JOSE MANUEL PELLICER
35 DAVID BARROT
39 MARC GUASCH FONT
49 RODOLFO BOLLERO
54 R.M.N.J. DE GROOT
59 DAVID PABISKA

63 PABLO BUSIN
66 JEAN-CHRISTOPHE MENARD
68 JAN VESELY
76 BRUNO DA COSTA
77 SÉBASTIEN COET
79 JOHN MCKENDRICK
82 VINCENT GUINDANI
83 FRANCO PICCO
84 CARLO ZUFFETTI
86 CRAIG BOUNDS

89 ANTONIO CABINI
93 GUIDO CUSUMANO
95 HARITE GABARI
106 CLAUDIO PEDERZOLI
107 LUCAS LAMBERTUCCI
109 STEFANI GIANNI
111 PEDRO OLIVEIRA
119 EDUARDO PULENTA
131 JAVIER FERNANDEZ DIEGO
139 JOAO ROSA

144 FERNANDO HERZEL
147 ROBERTO PATTI
153 JAVIER DEMELCHORI
164 RUI OLIVEIRA
165 FAUSTO MOTA
167 IGNACIO NICOLAS CASALE CATRACCHIA
168 YOANN CENNI
171 GOMEZ MAURICIO JAVIER
173 JENIFER MORGAN
174 GONZALO PEÑALVA

179 EDUARDO HECTOR COPELLO
183 GIL MERCADO JAVIER ALEJANDRO

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