Dakar Rally 2017: Results of the 2nd stage (Resistencia – Tucuman)



Dakar Rally 2017 real start took place in the second stage, which was 803 km (275 km – crediting site).
The route ran through the Chaco region of Argentina.
Navigation was not too difficult, but the high temperature and high humidity gave the riders relax.

Toby Price, being the favorite of the rally-raid, took the lead.
The Aussie got a slight advantage and start today the first thing that is important, because they do not have to swallow the dust from under the wheels of the opponents.

Matthias Uolner finished second, team-mate Toby on the KTM team, but he was fined for 5 minutes for speeding in the communication section.
He, therefore, slipped to 15th place in the 2nd stage, and moved into second place Paulo Goncalves (Honda), and Javier de Sultre (Yamaha) – the third.
Top 7 riders in the overall shares of less than 5 minutes – the whole struggle is still ahead.

At the 3rd stage, the riders will have to travel 364 kilometers crediting sector.

Results of the 2nd stage of the Dakar Rally 2017:

1. PRICE Toby AUS Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM 2: 37’32 ”


2. GONCALVES Paulo POR Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 3’51


3. DE SOULTRAIT Xavier FRA Viltais Racing Team HFP Yamaha + 4’06


4. SUNDERLAND Sam GBR Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM + 4’19


5. QUINTANILLA Pablo CHI Husqvarna Factory Rally Team Husqvarna + 4’48


6. SVITKO Stefan SLO Slovnaft Team KTM + 4’54


7. BRABEC Ricky USA Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 5’40


8. BARREDA Joan SPA Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 6’25


9. FARRES Gerard SPA Himoinsa Team KTM + 7’26


10. FAGGOTTER Rodney AUS Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha + 7’50


11. PEDRERO Joan SPA Sherco TVS Rally Factory Sherco + 8’09


12. VAN BEVEREN Adrien FRA Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha + 8’15


13. WALKNER Matthias AUT Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM + 8’22


14. CERVANTES Iván SPA Himoinsa Team KTM + 10’38


15. MONLEON Armand SPA Duust Rally Team KTM + 10’59

Dakar 2017 Overall standings:

1. PRICE Toby AUS Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM 3: 07’17


2. GONCALVES Paulo POR Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 2’54


3. SUNDERLAND Sam GBR Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM + 3’23


4. DE SOULTRAIT Xavier FRA Viltais Racing Team HFP Yamaha + 3’41


5. QUINTANILLA Pablo CHI Husqvarna Factory Rally Team Husqvarna + 4’26


6. BRABEC Ricky USA Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 4’29


7. SVITKO Stefan SLO Slovnaft Team KTM + 4’45


8. BARREDA Joan SPA Monster Energy Honda Team Honda + 5’32


9. PEDRERO Joan SPA Sherco TVS Rally Factory Sherco + 6’46


10. FARRES Gerard SPA Himoinsa Team KTM + 6’49


11. WALKNER Matthias AUT Red Bull KTM Rally Factory Team KTM + 2’39


12. VAN BEVEREN Adrien FRA Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha + 7’52


13. FAGGOTTER Rodney AUS Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha + 8’50


14. CERVANTES Iván SPA Himoinsa Team KTM + 10’09


15. BOTTURI Alessandro ITA Yamalube Yamaha Official Rally Team Yamaha + 11’08





61. Ivanutin Rus +00: 47: 09


120. Nifontova Rus +01: 44: 38

Overall rank in the category ATVs:

1. COPETTI (ARG), YAMAHA – 03:49:06


2. MEDEIROS (BRA), YAMAHA – +00: 04: 20


3. DUTRIE (FRA), YAMAHA – +00: 05: 41


14. KARYAKIN (RUS), YAMAHA – +00: 20: 17