Dakar 2016, stage 10: One more step to Price and Peterhansel


Fiambalá judgment and Carlos Sainz was buried under
your deck
. With the Spanish out of the game by a breakdown in the change, the dunes
The road to la Rioja have been the perfect scenario to kill off the
Stéphane Peterhansel has joined the victory and has 1 hour advantage, by
it already caresses with his fingers, his twelfth Dakar, the sixth in the category
car. For its part,
in motorcycles the triumph has been for Stefan Svitko,
although Toby Price is the big winner, as it is about your first Dakar
after overcoming the critical stage of this edition.


With Carlos Sainz out of the game, Fiambalá have been the playground for ‘Mr. Dakar’. With a time of 3 hours, 58 minutes and 32 seconds, Stéphane Peterhansel has achieved the victory in the tenth stage and is heading into his twelfth Dakar, the sixth in the category of cars. And is that the French rider has been seen as the good performance of your Peugeot 2008 DKR16 looked offsetting the problems of its rivals. The breakdown of Carlos Sainz joined the overturning of Erik van Loon and Nasser Al-Attiyah, their main threat.

Peterhansel said in the bivouac that today was the last day to make an assault on the leadership and what is true is that the play has come round. The day began with a WP1 ‘unruly’ Carlos Sainz, Mikko Hirvonen or even the own Peterhansel had problems in finding. However, this became less of an issue with the rollover of Van Loon and Al-Attiyah. The qatari had recently with their latest options of dream of the ‘Touareg’ and left it at stage 52 minutes. In fact, Stéphane Peterhansel is now leader with 1 hour exact of advantage over Nasser.

Solving with mastery of a stage is very complicated, Cyril Despres finished second in 5:40 his team-mate, picking long his best special so far in Dakar. It also surpassed the stage with some credit Russian Vladimir Vasilyev, yielding 13 minutes in goal. Nani Roma was placed fourth at 14:33 of the head and Sebastien Loeb was fifth with 17 lost minutes after you have a mishap. Giniel de Villiers still aspires to the second step of the podium with his sixth place in the stage, although it will not be easy at all.

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The queen stage of the Dakar has left a big surprise in trucks. When all were winner Gerard de Rooy, an unexpected guest has crept into the first position. With a time of 4 hours, 51 minutes and 41 seconds, the Dutch Pascal de Baar has achieved the triumph at the wheel of his Renault K520. The pilot of Mammoet Rallysport has managed to overcome in 2 minutes and 36 seconds to Gerard de Rooy, who in any case has given a blow on the table in the general classification is concerned.

And is that the dunes of Fiambalá have made many prisoners amongst the strongest rider of the category. Although the Russian Airat Mardeev finished in 26:06, Kamaz has suffered a real drama Nikolaev, crossing the line more than 3 hours and a half lost, same time it has left Andrey Karginov. Something better will have gone to Kolomy, Stacey and Ardavichus, with almost half an hour lost with respect to the stage winner. For his part, Federico Villagra has lost 53 minutes and Pep Vila is 1 hour and 11 minutes.

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The Dakar is capricious and has gone to give you your queen stage to a private pilot, which is quite a surprise. Stefan Svitko has scored the victory in the tenth stage after completing the special stage in 3 hours, 47 minutes and 23 seconds. The slovakian has taken advantage of his position output in a stage in which the boot order was the least peculiar to be imposed for 2 minutes and 54 on Kevin Benavides. The argentinian driver who has had a fall, has been able to finish ahead of Toby Price who has left 5:47.

despite finishing far from Svitko and be passed in the special for the Slovak, Toby Price has taken a giant step toward the ‘Touareg’. The KTM rider has managed to overcome the dunes of Fiambalá without too many problems, contemporizando his pace and knowing that the contingent of bikes that took off away from the group a headboard formed by the three pilots mentioned would be hard to find better conditions in the dunes. In spite of this, Paulo Gonçalves finished fourth flopping 6:01 regarding Svitko, and only 14 seconds with the australian. Antoine Méo has completed the top five.

Among the Spanish riders, Gerard Farrés returns to be in the top ten. The pilot of Himoinsa has closed the special in tenth position with a 26:46 time lost behind the winner. Jordi Viladoms has been 18th and Armand Monleón finished 21st in a stage in which not all has been good news for our. Laia Sanz has left by the way more than 1 hour and a half after suffering technical problems at his KTM. The Catalan has dragged temperature problems on his bike by a problem in the radiator, which forced him to stop and not being able to go to the fund. For his part, Joan Pedrero abandoned after an accident.

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The hardest stage of the Dakar has left minimal differences in the quads, against all odds. Brian Baragwanath has been raised with the victory in front of the brothers Patronelli. The south-african driver has completed the special stage in 4 hours, 53 minutes and 30 seconds, which has enabled him to overcome in 29 seconds to Marcos Patronelli and 1:17 minutes to Alejandro Patronelli. A result that serves the youngest of the brothers to consolidate his lead on a day that was marked with a red circle to their dangerousness. Marcos Patronelli now holds 1:32 on Alexander in the general.

If we remove from the equation the three riders mentioned, the distances that have been much more striking. The Russian Sergei Karyakin has given almost 18 minutes, the remaining options to be able to press the brothers Patronelli in real terms. Lucas Bonetto has been fifth in the stage at 21:53, while his compatriot Daniel Domaszewski has managed to sneak sixth at 23:07. A remarkable result in a stage in which the particular order of output, and the dunes of Fiambalá are causing havoc among the riders of quads.

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