Dakar 2017, stage 11: Loeb can’t with Peterhansel


The eleventh stage of the Dakar 2017 between San Juan and Rio
Room has been witness to the direct duel for a ‘Touareg’, of the battle between
two legends of the world
of the motorsport at the wheel of two Peugeot 3008 DKR.
Although the stage victory has been for Sébastien Loeb, the nine-time champion
the WRC has only managed to beat by 18 seconds to Stéphane Peterhansel, already
caresses with his fingers, his thirteenth stage victory on the Dakar, his seventh
‘Touareg’ in the car. For its part, a similar battle has been set in the
category of truck, with advantage provisional to Eduard Nikolaev.


Sebastien Loeb has won the eleventh stage
Dakar after beating Stéphane Peterhansel by 18 seconds, a result that without
however, it is insufficient to assault the leadership of the king of the Dakar, which is
a sigh to get his thirteenth victory in the race, seventh in
cars. All in all, both drivers were given a spectacular battle in a
day divided into two sections, one of sand, where Loeb has been neutralized to
Peterhansel and the other tracks of the WRC, where the nine-time champion of this
specialty has even lost time after compete with damage in the front
your Peugeot 3008 DKR

In fact, Stéphane Peterhansel decided to wait to Loeb in the
open section
and took the punch on his rival in the ski WRC type for
out of a definitive way, even very close to be
victoria, something that is not achieved by 18 seconds after the puncture of Loeb. All in all, both drivers have
surrendered to a level well above the rest and remains patent with the
differences that have amassed at the end of the stage, all time ‘Orly’ Newfoundland
has closed the podium of the stage after giving 6:37 minutes
, while Giniel de
Villiers has gone to 7:01 minutes. In times very similar to these have been
moved Yazeed Al-Rajhi and Cyril Despres, a non-profit this last risk.

With a very similar rhythm have closed the stage Erik Van Loon, Conrad Rautenbach and Nani Roma at the controls of their three Toyota Hilux V8. In the case of the Spanish pilot, has finished the special at 15:04 minutes of the head, certifying his fourth position in the general and status as the best pilot among the ‘fatal’ that have not been able to enjoy the Peugeot 3008 DKR. All in all, the main victim of the stage was Boris Garifulic, since the problems of transmission in his Mini JCW Rally will have (in the top ten of this Dakar after making the a regular basis your best bet.

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