Dakar: Peterhansel at your fingertips from victory

Driving for his 14th Dakar victory, Peterhansel achieved the very best halves for many of the distance, passing the quickest even on the final checkpoint earlier than the end line, however al-Attijah, after a giant run, ultimately went virtually two minutes higher. Nonetheless, for the Qatari racer who achieved his sixth partial success at this yr’s Dakar, that’s not sufficient for all the pieces, greater than quarter-hour behind Peterhansel within the total standings earlier than Friday’s remaining stage.


On Thursday, defending champion and four-time winner Carlos Sainz, Spanish duo Lucas Cruz completed third, holding the bronze medal place within the composite as nicely.

For motorcyclists, Britain’s Sam Sunderland Day was Thursday, whereas Argentina’s Kevin Benavides held the general lead with third place, a bonus over 4 minutes forward of Sunderland forward of the closing day. Defending American Ricky Brabec is 7 minutes 13 seconds behind Benavides after ending solely sixth on Thursday.

Part 11, al-Ula – Janbu (598 km, of which 464 km speedway), motorists:
1. Nasser al-Attijah, Mathieu Baumel (Qatari, French, Toyota) 4:34:24
2. Stéphane Peterhansel, Edouard Boulanger (French, Mini) 1:56 minutes drawback
3. Carlos Sainz, Lucas Cruz (Spain, Mini) 2:26 p. P.

the complicated place:
1. Peterhansel, Boulanger 42:09:26
2. al-Attijah, Baumel 15:05 minutes drawback
3. Sainz, Cruz 1:04:14 h.

motorcyclists:
1. Sam Sunderland (British, KTM) 4:35:12 p.m.
2. Pablo Quintanilla (Chile, Husqvarna) 2:40 minutes drawback
3. Kevin Benavides (Argentinian, Honda) 6:24 p h.

the complicated place:
1. Benavides 45:01:44
2. Sunderland 4:12 minutes drawback
3. Ricky Brabec (American, Honda) 7:13 p.m.

On Friday, the sector will go from Janbu to Jeddah, which must cowl 452 kilometers on the final day of the race, the measured part shall be 225 kilometers.

Supply: MTI

Picture supply (s): MTI

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