Dakar : Tchaguine fastest of the truck race
Four-time Dakar winner Vladimir Tchaguine stormed to stage victory after the 83km of the special. The Kamaz driver clocked a time of 1h12'59”, beating former WRC World champion Miki Biasion and his IVECO truck by over 2'.
was Brasil's André De Azeevedo in his Tatra, 3'15” adrift. The big upset concerned title holder Firdaus Kabirov who lost close to 30' on the day.
Guerlain Chicherit 5th
New BMW X-Raid recruit, Guerlain Chicherit who had won the 'Volant Dakar' contest last year, clocked the fifth fastest time of the day's special. Driving a new X3, the Frenchman manages the best time of all the BMW drivers, finishing 3'02" adrift of Sainz's best time.
Press Release Amaury Sport Organisation