Dakar 2017, stage 4: Walkner wins, Toby Price is removed


The fourth stage of the Dakar 2017 has been assumed a point of
turning in the bike category
. The arrival of the dune height has delivered
an attractive duel between Joan Barreda, Matthias Walkner and Toby Price who has
had a final very different for the three protagonists. While Matthias
Walkner has scored the win of stage
and Joan Barreda has managed to alleviate
the damage of open track, the Dakar has run out of your current champion. Toby
Price has had to withdraw after suffering a fall
and have to be evacuated
by the medical services after suffering a femur fracture. Prodigal son in his land, Walter Nosiglia has been imposed in quads.


Matthias Walkner has scored the victory in the first stage queen of the Dakar after overcoming the special between San Salvador de Jujuy and Tupiza at 4:57:22. The pilot austrian, who has been the most rapid in riding the dunes in the height of the day today, has exceeded the 2:02 minute on Joan Barreda in a direct duel which has managed to defend with great solvency, the leader of the category, in spite of open track after his victory yesterday. The podium of the category has been closed, the frenchman Michael Metge, all time defending champion of the Dakar said goodbye to the race.

I Ran the kilometer 371 of the particular when Toby Price, suffered a heavy fall that forced him to retire. The ‘rider’ australian, who was shooting in times of fight by the stage, had to be evacuated by medical services after fracture of the femur, saying goodbye to the test. A sudden withdrawal that in turn has allowed Xavier De Soultrait and Stefan Svitko finished the stage among the five best drivers, which both have surpassed Pablo Quintanilla and Gerard Farrés. Outside the top ten to have crossed the goal Ricky Brabec, Sam Sunderland and Paulo Gonçalves, with Ivan Jakes, closing the stage at 26:14 of the head despite receiving the impact of a bolt of lightning yesterday.

The abandonment of Toby Price has not been the only one that has occurred in the day in similar items, any time that Armand Monleón has also said goodbye to the Dakar after suffering a fall. The Spanish is so outside of testing on a complex journey. In regard to the rest of the ‘Spanish armada’, Ivan Cervantes has crossed the finish line at 27:00 minutes, while Daniel Oliveras has closed the stage with 27:49 minutes of loss. Good day for Antonio Gimeno and Cristian Spain and less positive for Laia Sanz and Joan Pedrero. The KTM rider finished 1:00:33 of the head, while the pilot of Sherco has left nearly 1 hour and a half.

  • Query the results of the fourth stage of the Dakar in the category of motos.



The Dakar is sometimes have stories with a perfect ending and a
of them have been lived in the day of today in the category of quads. Before your
public, with the traditional warm welcome of the fans bolivians,
Walter Nosiglia has the victory among the quads
. A win
that is already history of the Dakar, since it was the first victory of a pilot
bolivian in the rally. The second position of the stage, at 11:28 minutes
leader, has been for Sergey Karyakin, while the podium has closed the
argentine Daniel Domaszewski
at the wheel of his Honda TRX 700XX.

The dutchman Kees Koolen has finished fourth at
20:41 minutes of the head
, time that has served to overcome the French Dutrie and Vice. While James Hansen has been the seventh-ranked and Rafal Sönik eighth, chilean Ignacio Casale has finished the stage ninth, 33:22
of the head, a result that departs from the leadership to the chilean position that falls now at the hands of Sergey Karyakin after his second place today. The argentine Daniel Mazzucco has completed the top ten in the day.

  • Query the results of the fourth stage of the Dakar in the category of quad bikes.