Third And Sixth For Yamaha Riders After Marathon Stage At Dakar Rally 2017

Third And Sixth For Yamaha Riders After Marathon Stage At Dakar Rally 2017

10.01.2017: With poor weather conditions playing a major part in today's stage eight of the 2017 Dakar Rally, the duo of Yamaha Racing's

With poor weather conditions playing a major part in today's stage eight of the 2017 Dakar Rally, the duo of Yamaha Racing's Adrien Van Beveren and Xavier de Soultrait reached the end of the two-day-long marathon stage retaining their strong third and sixth positions respectively in the rally's provisional overall rankings.





Joined at the finish of today's stage by Hélder Rodrigues, the trio of Yamaha riders will continue pushing for even better results in the remaining four stages of this year's Dakar Rally.



Rising river water levels forced organisers to modify the stage, splitting the timed special into two parts. Making a cautious start to the special stage, Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team's Adrien Van Beveren went on to post the 11th fastest time of the day.




 With four stages left to be contested in this year's Dakar Rally the Frenchman is still holding on to a very strong third place in the rally's provisional overall standings.



Trying to make the most of his experience in the difficult conditions of today's stage, Hélder Rodrigues struggled to find a good race pace and had to settle for 18th. The Portuguese rider is currently 16th in the rally's standings, less than 30 minutes behind the provisional top 10.



Attacking today's second part of the marathon stage, WR450F mounted Xavier de Soultrait was the highest placed Yamaha rider. Involved in some great battles with the fastest riders of the day, the Frenchman wrapped up the stage in ninth to retain his impressive sixth place in the provisional overall standings.



With 2014 Dakar Rally champion Ignacia Casale topping today's standings in the Quad class, Yamaha Raport 700R mounted Russian Sergey Karyakin retains his lead in the provisional standings.



According to information coming from Argentina at the time of issuing this release, team crews have come to a halt in the small city of Tilcara, 200km before Salta, with all major roads being blocked due to flooding and mud slides.



Riders are currently heading to Tilcara where they will meet up with their crews and spend the night before setting off on tomorrow's stage nine.





Alexandre Kowalski - Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team director



"This Dakar is proving to be super tough for everybody. The heavy rainfall during the last few days has created lots of problems in northern Argentina. Along with our riders who've been battling to retain their positions in the overall standings, it's also been a hard day for support crews.



With all main roads covered in mud, it was impossible for us to reach Salta. We stopped almost 200km before Salta and we will wait for our riders to meet us here. Overall, we're really happy our riders got to the end of this gruelling marathon stage without any major changes in their positions in the overall.



Adrien and Xavier are still third and sixth respectively and Hélder dropped to 16th. Our focus now is on the four remaining stages. Every day that goes by we get one step closer to our goal. We will continue giving our best until we reach the end in Buenos Aires."





Dakar Rally 2017 - Stage 8 - Provisional Classification



1. Joan Barreda (ESP), Honda, 04:28:21
2. Matthias Walkner (AUT), KTM, 04:32:12, +03:51
3. Sam Sunderland (GBR), KTM, 04:32:15, +03:54
4. Michael Metge (FRA), Honda, 04:32:46, +04:25
5. Joan Pedrero (ESP), Sherco, 04:34:21, +06:00
6. Paulo Gonçalves (POR), Honda, 04:35:27, +07:06

9. Xavier de Soultrait (FRA), Yamaha, 04:37:52, +09:31
11. Adrien Van Beveren (FRA), Yamaha, 04:38:48, +10:27
18. Hélder Rodrigues (POR), Yamaha, 04:46:51, +18:30





Dakar Rally 2017 - Overall Classification [After Stage 8]



1. Sam Sunderland (GBR), KTM, 22:01:08
2. Pablo Quintanilla (CHL), Husqvarna, 22:22:06, +20:58
3. Adrien Van Beveren (FRA), Yamaha, 22:29:57, +28:49
4. Matthias Walkner (AUT), KTM, 22:35:22, +34:14
5. Gerard Farres (ESP), KTM, 22:35:32, +34:24
6. Xavier de Soultrait (FRA), 22:51:18, +50:10

16. Hélder Rodrigues (POR), Yamaha, 24:03:53, +02:02:45




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