Marc Coma, second in today's stage, approaches to leadership that keeps Jordi Viladoms
The Repsol riders Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms remain players in the Rally of Morocco. In the second stage disputed this morning, was second Coma and Jordi Viladoms, doing good work team, fourth. With this result, the pluricampeón Dakar nears its partner in the general classification, which leads in 28 seconds
Today's stage has been shortened by the accident of one of the cars of the organization, and has had one turn finally to a special 170 kilometers. Located in the territory southeast of Zagora, near the border of Algeria, the stage has run through the area of Ouarzazate, a territory known for Coma and Viladoms the years in which the Dakar has been there. Repsol riders have found a similar terrain to yesterday, with fast rocky tracks, filled with rocks and holes, and not for a second pass, they have avoided the problems experienced with the dust raised by the latest cars.
Making a great team effort, as when he played the Dakar Rally, Jordi Viladoms Marc Coma expected at the start of the stage, and both drivers have rolled together to the finish. Last January, the test demonstrated the importance of South American joint work by the KTM Repsol team, a task that also train in tests like today, in which Coma finished second, 2 minutes and 25 seconds Despres and Viladoms quarter, 5 minutes and 4 seconds.
Tomorrow, after a 99 km link, Viladoms and Coma will face a 184 km special, to be conducted twice. It will be a stage that appears as a major sand, crossing the Erg of Chegagga, and where navigation will increase