Dakar 2017, stage 12: New crown of the king Peterhansel


Mr. Dakar is not a nickname because of arbitrary shape and so has
evident in the Dakar 2017. After a direct duel with Sébastien Loeb who
it has been prolonged until the penultimate stage of the Rally, Stéphane Peterhansel has
got a new ‘Touareg’
. The French rider now has thirteen crowns in the
Dakar and reaches its seventh win in the car category. For its part,
Eduard Nikolaev has taken the victory in the truck, adding its second victory in the raid harder in the world after the victory in 2014. The test closes its doors
stage wins for Sébastien Loeb and the Eduard Nikolaev.


The duel of legends ended in yesterday’s stage and as such
have exercised the two protagonists of the Dakar in the last stage of the rally.
While Sébastien Loeb has scored the win in the special with a
time of 28:55 minutes, Stéphane Peterhansel has been escorted to that has been your
rival and team-mate to finish 19 seconds behind the nine times
champion of the WRC. A result that has allowed to celebrate to Stéphane Peterhansel
their thirteenth ‘Touareg’
, seventh in the car category and the second with
Peugeot, in this case with the new Peugeot 3008 DKR.

With a stage victory and second place in the general
closes the Dakar with Sébastien Loeb
, the only pilot that has been able to face up to
Peterhansel, in a rally that has taken it to Peugeot as the great protagonist. Or
Giniel de Villiers -third in the stage today – ni Nani Roma have been able to stop the
push the French brand has finally taken over the podium as Cyril
Despres has finished third overall, after completing the last stage in
fourth position. For his part, Nani Roma is like the best of the
1:16:43 Peterhansel in his debut with Toyota.

In regards to the stage of today, Conrad Rautenbach,
Erik Van Loon and ‘Orly’ Newfoundland
have been fifth, sixth and seventh in
represents the best sample of the few options that have had both Toyota as
X-Raid in the Dakar in which Peugeot has not stopped nor even the crumbs. Of
fact, the different problems that they have had the riders pointers of both
formations have left to Mirko Hirvonen out of the top ten of the Dakar, passed
even by Martin Prokop and debutant Nicolas Fuchs. The peruvian has been one
of the revelations of the Dakar with their solid performance.

  • Query results twelfth stage of the Dakar in the car category.



Maganov Ravil has scored the victory in the last stage
within the category UTV, in what has been his fourth win of stage to
the Russian pilot. However, all of the foci of attention have been for the
the first winner of the ‘Touareg’ within this new category. With only three
stage wins and by showing a great regularity, Leandro Torres
will go down in history as the first winner in a UTV
after signing a rally almost
pristine that just has made mistakes. This fact has collaborated in
great way his co-pilot Lourival Roldan.

With all the second-ranked overall, has been Wang
, every time that the chinese driver has taken advantage of the problems of Ravil in
the eleventh stage of the rally to climb to this position, what has
forced Maganov Ravil have to settle with the third position of the
. Out of the same for its part, has been Mao Ruijin after living a couple of
the stages were very complicated that almost leave you out of the race. All in all, the
chinese driver has managed to finish his second Dakar, but with more than 23
and a half hours behind the winner of the rally.

  • Query results twelfth stage of the Dakar in the category of UTV.



In competition…

  • Query results twelfth stage of the Dakar in the trucks category.