Dakar – Dakar moto 2017: report, declarations and classifications of stage 5 –

DAKAR MOTO 2017 – STAGE 5

Dakar moto 2017: report, declarations and classifications of stage 5

Dakar - Dakar moto 2017: report, declarations and classifications of stage 5 -

After Matthias Walkner, Sam Sunderland in turn brings the official KTM team to victory in the absence of its leader, Toby Price, victim of an eliminatory fall on the fourth day of the Dakar motorcycle 2017.

The British won on the fifth stage, thwarting the many navigation traps and bad weather.

The  never ceases to deliver its share of twists! After the (KTM) then the for "refueling outside the area", the fifth stage saw the leaders! At km 147, Pablo Quintanilla (Husqvarna),, lost more than a quarter of an hour looking for the track with Barreda (Honda), Svitko (KTM), Metge (Honda ) and De Soultrait (Yamaha)… Adrien Van Beveren (Yamaha) also gardened in the same place, before finding the right track followed by two men: Matthias Walkner, who started in the lead on his KTM following his victory over, and his teammate Sam Sunderland.

Then it was Walkner’s turn to make mistakes: the Austrian did … while he was on the right track! Sam Sunderland firmly assumes the role of opener, while his rivals continue to turn in circles: the only driver to have followed the right route, the Englishman has only increased his lead. With its leadership position, Sunderland was preparing to start again to assault the second part of the special when the organizers finally called the end of the game because of the "" (Bolivia).

Dakar - Dakar moto 2017: report, declarations and classifications of stage 5 -

Declared, Sam Sunderland ended the day with a comfortable lead over Paulo Goncalves’ Honda (), Adrien Van Beveren’s Yamaha and Joan Pedrero’s Sherco (classification currently being validated). At the last score, Joan Barreda was 22nd and was 37 minutes late, which is added to his hour of penalty received for having … The Honda official dives in the provisional classification (8th more than an hour), including the first place goes to Sunderland ahead of Quintanilla and Van Beveren.

Same disappointment for Matthias Walkner (KTM), brilliant yesterday and only 20th in this 5th stage …. Xavier de Soultrait (Yamaha) appears at a distant 16th place, while his compatriot Pierre-Alexandre Renet (Husqvarna) is 34th in the race. day after spending a long time looking for your way.

Revenge of Sunderland

This victory is a great revenge for the native of Dorset, whose two previous participations in the Dakar had ended in premature retirement and whose career is marked by a certain dose of bad luck. Victim of a huge crash in motocross at the age of 15, this rather small rider (1.79 m for 70 kg) broke both ankles and his pelvis and stayed away from motorcycles for a year. He courageously resumed competition, until he was hired by the official Honda team for the Dakar 2012. Sunderland then distinguished himself by his speed, before forfeiting his engine failure..

He then won the Merzouga Rally, before falling in training just before the which he was unable to start. he signs with KTM, wins the first stage … then makes a mistake during the fourth stage! Later in the season, Sunderland shines at the OiLibya Rally in Morocco … before breaking his femur in Merzouga, which explains his absence at the edition … A fish, we tell you !

Dakar - Dakar moto 2017: report, declarations and classifications of stage 5 -

"This year, I decided that the Dakar would be my only objective: obviously, you have to participate in other races to prepare, but I only did the rounds of the world championship and it went pretty well. past, ”he explained before the start of his third Dakar. "I finished second in the Desert Challenge, won in Qatar and more recently finished second in Morocco. I also trained hard and I am very optimistic".

With this victory on the 5th stage, the KTM official shows that he is not bluffing when he claims to like complex and demanding stages in terms of navigation: Sunderland is the only one among the cracks not to have gardened, despite all the difficulties. "sown" by the Dakar plotters. "We had little information and they weren’t very clear. But that’s what the organization wants to make the race harder," he confided on Wednesday at the finish of the fourth stage..

"I’m happy to be here after the frustration of last year", he finished then before the 5th stage, which he won with the manner to become the fifth different winner in five days !

Sixth step: the program

The sixth stage of the 2017 Dakar motorcycle will be contested – if the weather conditions allow it – between Oruro and La Paz (Bolivia). This day has 786 km, including 527 km timed, and will pass in front of the famous Lake Titicaca. The dunes to be faced at the start of the program will be just one of the twists and turns of this extended day, which are already expected to arrive at night. The next day, Sunday January 8, the competitors will have their first day of rest after six days of intense races.. 

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Results and rankings of stage 5 of the Dakar moto 2017

  1. SUNDERLAND (GBR) KTM 02:21:51 – –
  2. GONCALVES (PRT) HONDA 02:28:58 00:07:07 –
  3. VAN BEVEREN (FRA) YAMAHA 02:29:20 00:07:29 –
  4. PEDRERO GARCIA (ESP) SHERCO TVS 02:31:31 00:09:40 –
  5. CAIMI (ARG) HONDA 02:34:04 00:12:13 –
  6. FARRES GUELL (ESP) KTM 02:36:58 00:15:07 –
  7. QUINTANILLA (CHL) HUSQVARNA 02:40:03 00:18:12 –
  8. ESPANA MUNOZ (AND) KTM 02:43:23 00:21:32 –
  9. SALVATIERRA (BOL) KTM 02:45:35 00:23:44 –
  10. OLIVERAS CARRERAS (ESP) KTM 02:46:20 00:24:29 –
  11. RODRIGUES (PRT) HERO SPEEDBRAIN 02:48:36 00:26:45 –
  12. METGE (FRA) SHERCO TVS 02:50:35 00:28:44 –
  13. DUPLESSIS (ARG) KTM 02:50:43 00:28:52 –
  14. NOSIGLIA JAGER (BOL) HONDA 02:51:07 00:29:16 –
  15. SMITH (AUS) KTM 02:51:19 00:29:28 –
  16. DE SOULTRAIT (FRA) YAMAHA 02:51:31 00:29:40 –
  17. GIMENO GARCÍA (ESP) KTM 02:51:59 00:30:08 –
  18. METGE (FRA) HONDA 02:53:49 00:31:58 –
  19. RODRIGUES (PRT) YAMAHA 02:54:34 00:32:43 –
  20. WALKNER (AUT) KTM 02:54:57 00:33:06 –
  21. IVANIUTIN (RUS) HUSQVARNA 02:57:37 00:35:46 –
  22. BARREDA BORT (ESP) HONDA 02:59:01 00:37:10 –
  23. KLYMCIW (CZE) HUSQVARNA 02:59:41 00:37:50 –
  24. GYENES (ROU) KTM 02:59:47 00:37:56 –
  25. RODRIGUEZ (ARG) KTM 03:02:31 00:40:40 –
  26. CABRERA (CHL) KAWASAKI 03:02:33 00:40:42 –
  27. TIMER (FRA) KTM 03:03:05 00:41:14 –
  28. BRABEC (USA) HONDA 03:03:59 00:42:08 –
  29. KOZAC (ARG) KTM 03:04:46 00:42:55 –
  30. RUOSO (ITA) KTM 03:05:20 00:43:29 –
  31. MARTINS (BRA) YAMAHA 03:06:04 00:44:13 –
  32. PATRAO (PRT) KTM 03:06:29 00:44:38 –
  33. HUNT (GBR) HUSQVARNA 03:06:41 00:44:50 –
  34. RENET (FRA) HUSQVARNA 03:07:35 00:45:44 –
  35. MANCA (ITA) KTM 03:07:55 00:46:04 –
  36. AGAZZI (ITA) HONDA 03:09:40 00:47:49 –
  37. SANZ (ESP) KTM 03:09:51 00:48:00 –
  38. REIS (PRT) KTM 03:09:56 00:48:05 –
  39. SVITKO (SVK) KTM 03:10:54 00:49:03 –
  40. SOLA TERRADELLAS (ESP) YAMAHA 03:13:00 00:51:09 –
  41. TRIISA (EST) HUSQVARNA 03:13:11 00:51:20 –
  42. CERVANTES MONTERO (ESP) KTM 03:14:25 00:52:34 –
  43. SOUSA JR. (PRT) KTM 03:16:03 00:54:12 –
  44. LUCCHESE (ITA) YAMAHA 03:16:04 00:54:13 –
  45. CARDONA VAGNONI (FRI) KTM 03:16:44 00:54:53 –
  46. ENGEL (CZE) KTM 03:21:07 00:59:16 –
  47. LEAKS (BOWL) KTM 03:24:23 01:02:32 –
  48. VERKADE (NLD) KTM 03:25:17 01:03:26 –
  49. MOTA (PRT) YAMAHA 03:26:03 01:04:12 –
  50. DELIEGE (FRA) KTM 03:26:10 01:04:19 –
  51. VACHERAND (FRA) KTM 03:26:45 01:04:54 –
  52. OLIVEIRA (PRT) YAMAHA 03:27:12 01:05:21 –
  53. CORNEJO FLORIMO (CHL) KTM 03:27:31 01:05:40 –
  54. PASCUAL (ARG) KTM 03:29:28 01:07:37 –
  55. ROMERO (ESP) YAMAHA 03:31:04 01:09:13 –
  56. FLITER (BRA) HONDA 03:31:05 01:09:14 –
  57. CROSBIE (BWA) KTM 03:36:25 01:14:34 –
  58. CANDIA (PRY) KTM 03:38:24 01:16:33 –
  59. MEERU (EST) HUSQVARNA 03:38:45 01:16:54 –
  60. POSKITT (GBR) KTM 03:42:25 01:20:34 –
  61. CHUNCHUNGUPPE SHIVASHANKAR (IND) HERO SPEEDBRAIN 03:42:37 01:20:46 –
  62. LHOTSKY (CZE) KTM 03:44:32 01:22:41 –
  63. ECHEVESTE (ARG) KTM 03:45:00 01:23:09 –
  64. MORAT (FRA) KTM 03:45:12 01:23:21 –
  65. MARCIC (SVN) KTM 03:45:17 01:23:26 –
  66. DESI (HUN) KTM 03:47:02 01:25:11 –
  67. PABISKA (CZE) KTM 03:52:23 01:30:32 –
  68. NIFONTOVA (RUS) HUSQVARNA 03:52:44 01:30:53 –
  69. DIOCLEZIANO (ITA) KTM 03:53:28 01:31:37 –
  70. NOSIGLIA JAGER (BOL) HONDA 03:56:41 01:34:50 –
  71. BIANCHI PRATA (PRT) HONDA 03:59:08 01:37:17 –
  72. BUTUZA (ROU) KTM 04:00:44 01:38:53 –
  73. VANDERWEYEN (BEL) KTM 04:01:30 01:39:39 –
  74. VAN PELT (NLD) HUSQVARNA 04:06:15 01:44:24 –
  75. URQUIA (ARG) YAMAHA 04:07:14 01:45:23 –
  76. STASIACZEK (POL) KTM 04:08:43 01:46:52 –
  77. VELLUTINO (PER) KTM 04:09:41 01:47:50 –
  78. CHOLLET (FRA) YAMAHA 04:11:53 01:50:02 –
  79. SAGHMEISTER (SRB) KTM 04:12:03 01:50:12 –
  80. ROMERO FONT (ESP) KTM 04:13:43 01:51:52 –
  81. CAVELIUS (FRA) KTM 04:15:59 01:54:08 –
  82. CARBONERO (ARG) KAWASAKI 04:16:00 01:54:09 –
  83. ALRUBAIAN (KWT) KTM 04:16:32 01:54:41 –
  84. MENARD (FRA) KTM 04:17:05 01:55:14 –
  85. KAZAMA (JPN) YAMAHA 04:17:57 01:56:06 –
  86. METELLI (ITA) KTM 04:20:02 01:58:11 –
  87. SARMIENTO CERON (COL) KTM 04:20:44 01:58:53 –
  88. ONTIVEROS (ARG) BETA 04:23:31 02:01:40 –
  89. TOMICZEK (POL) KTM 04:23:58 02:02:07 –
  90. PAYEN (FRA) KTM 04:25:22 02:03:31 –
  91. ROQUESALANE (FRA) KTM 04:26:04 02:04:13 –
  92. GARCIA MERINO (ESP) YAMAHA 04:26:26 02:04:35 –

Provisional classification of the Dakar motorcycle 2017

  1. SUNDERLAND (GBR) KTM 15:22:05 – –
  2. QUINTANILLA (CHL) HUSQVARNA 15:34:05 00:12:00 –
  3. VAN BEVEREN (FRA) YAMAHA 15:38:12 00:16:07 –
  4. FARRES GUELL (ESP) KTM 15:43:02 00:20:57 –
  5. WALKNER (AUT) KTM 15:51:06 00:29:01 00:05:00
  6. SVITKO (SVK) KTM 16:10:48 00:48:43 –
  7. GONCALVES (PRT) HONDA 16:30:26 01:08:21 00:48:20
  8. BARREDA BORT (ESP) HONDA 16:34:44 01:12:39 01:01:00
  9. RODRIGUES (PRT) YAMAHA 16:45:43 01:23:38 –
  10. METGE (FRA) HONDA 17:11:30 01:49:25 01:11:30
  11. BRABEC (USA) HONDA 17:11:32 01:49:27 01:00:00
  12. PEDRERO GARCIA (ESP) SHERCO TVS 17:23:15 02:01:10 00:15:00
  13. SANZ (ESP) KTM 17:30:20 02:08:15 –

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