The pilot of the AMV Marc Coma, the official wheel of his KTM, has completed the first timed stage of the Argentina-Chile Dakar rally in the third position. He was closely followed by his teammate Jordi Viladoms. The stage, fast, technical and very similar to the World Rally Championship, required a great deal of concentration and flow, tasks that the team’s drivers have been able to manage perfectly AMV. Due to heavy rains that lashed the area yesterday, the organization has been forced to cut in 50 km, the initial design of the track as there were areas, which completely covered the frames of the members of the test pilots. Marc Coma, who crossed the CP1 and CP2 in the first position, has run a lively pace throughout the entire stage, despite the difficulty of it.
His team-mate Jordi Viladoms, faithful shadow of the current holder of the crown, has done a wonderful job consistency and full of great riding. The current champion of the world’s toughest test Marc Coma, with a time of 1 hour 50minutes, 54 seconds, has come third in the warm city of Cordoba. For its part, the French rider David Casteu won with a time of 1 hour 50 minutes and 42 seconds, the first stage of 168 kilometers from the Argentina-Chile Dakar rally, which links the Argentine cities of Colon and Cordoba. Its also fellow Frenchman, Cyryl Despres, with a time of 1h.50: 45 seconds, placed second in which was the first timed stage of the new edition of the legendary rally.