Dakar 2017, stage 10: impact of Peterhansel


The tenth stage of the Dakar 2017 between Chilecito and San Juan have been
lived a duel ‘virtual’ between the two contenders ‘Touareg’, the whole time
Stéphane Peterhansel has stopped to the aid of Simon Maric, biker that
he lay on the ground with an open fracture of the tibia. This fact made him give
several minutes and left to Sébastien Loeb as the provisional winner, although
dessert Stéphane Peterhansel was the triumph
when the organization will
returning the lost time. For its part, the category of trucks is
decided in favor of the Kamaz team, the entire time that Gerard de Rooy has given a lot of time.


Stéphane Peterhansel has scored the victory in the tenth
of the Dakar after stopping the clock in 4:47:00, registration has
served to overcome by 7:28 Sébastien Loeb and to recover the leadership of the
rally. A difference that has not yet been palpable during the special,
all time Peterhansel has stopped to attend to Simon Marcic until the arrival
of the assists. With 12 minutes lost in this operation, any reference between the two
pilots it became impossible. All in all, Sébastien Loeb also had a good
scare with a few quads
that rolled in against the direction in one of the ‘way

All in all, Sébastien Loeb surpassed by 2 and a half minutes to
Cyril Despres
taking advantage of the second section of the stage, pilot in charge of closing the triplet of Peugeot on the podium
before the various problems of the drivers of the Toyota and Mini. In this aspect,
Giniel de Villiers suffered a puncture, Nani Roma conceding 38:57 minutes
problems of navigation and Mikko Hirvonen had an accident against a truck
which damaged seriously the front of your Mini JCW Rally. The result is that
Yazeed Al-Rajhi was coming in fourth in the stage, followed by ‘Orly’ Newfoundland,
both yielding around 20 minutes behind the stage winner.

Taking advantage of the problems mentioned above, Nicolas Fuchs has
cast eighth in the stage
, very closely followed by Martin Prokop, pilots
have shown great speed, but who are not finished to be constant.
All in all, both riders and other as Garafulic or Van Loon have left their imprint
in a chaotic day that left the battle for the ‘Touareg’ in a very
other than that it had before its onset. In fact, Stéphane Peterhansel passes
to have an advantage of 5:50 with regard to Loeb
, while Cyril Despres ensures
his podium to outdo Nani Roma more than 35 minutes.

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