This tenth stage of the Dakar, a 342-kilometer particular between Neom and Al-Ula, precipitated an vital turnaround within the motorbike class, as Cornejo misplaced all victory choices as a consequence of a crash whereas main the race.
The Chilean managed to renew the march and attain the aim, shedding virtually 18 minutes over Ricky Brabec (Honda), who added his second partial victory, however after present process a medical examination he was compelled to depart, so the struggle for the title he stays in a heads-up between his teammates.
The management returns to the palms of Benavides, however he barely has 1:07 of earnings over Brabec, whereas Joan Barreda (Honda) now occupies the fourth place. The Castellón completed second within the stage at 3:15 behind the winner Benavides and within the basic standings he’s 15:40 behind the lead.
Quieter was the day within the automotive class, during which the Saudi Al-Rajhi took the reins of the particular from kilometer 90 and set course for his second stage victory on this forty third version of the Dakar.
Relating to the title struggle, Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota) sealed the second place, however might barely minimize 49 seconds to Stéphane Peterhansel (Mini), third, whereas Sainz completed fourth, 4:12 behind the winner.
Within the absence of two levels to resolve the brand new champion, since Sainz will quit his throne apart from the debacle of the 2 high favorites, ‘Monsieur Dakar’ leads the Qatari pilot by 17 minutes, whereas the Madrid driver loses greater than an hour. This Thursday the penultimate day can be held, a 511 kilometer particular between Al-Ula and Yanbu.