"Hurricane Coma" wins at 3000 meters
The pilot AMV Marc Coma (KTM) left this morning with broken heart, after the difficult day yesterday, but the hunger and determination, characteristic of a born winner, fully shielded his great performance. Coma, leading from the opening
bars of a very hard stage today that connected the towns of Fiambalá and Copiapo, did not fail at any time that anything or anyone, could take away, which for him meant a direct response to the adversities that dimmed her yesterday natural glow.
In CP1 located 38 km from the start of the stage, Marc pass the control in the first place and with a gap of 5 seconds before his faithful persecutor and overall leader, Frenchman Cyril Despres (KTM). The pilot AMV, not lowered its guard at any time, moreover, its meteoric pace was up and progressive, so that in CP2, located at Km 111, had already taken 2 minutes to his French rival. The phase winding rapid in onset and then became the turning point that the pilot deserved craved. His strong drive, a concentration bombproof, and a wild desire to have him shine directly towards its eighth victory in a stage of the Dakar. The bravery of the pilot froze the organization in time of 1 hour 46 minutes and 58 seconds. Second-placed David Casteu (SHERCO), pilot yesterday fell from his own bike to help the pilot, crossed the finish line with a difference of 2 minutes and 4 seconds. Despres (KTM) was third, with a difference of 3 minutes and 14 seconds over the flamboyant winner of today's test, the rider Marc Coma AMV.
His teammate, the great promise of the Dakar and pilot AMV, Jordi Viladoms, who after the dramatic drop yesterday said goodbye to all your hopes for the ordeal, partly cautiously invited doctors from the organization even had time to celebrate, with great affection, today achieved a deserved victory for his team mate Marc Coma.