Dakar : Leg 4 - First news
At the second check point of the day (km 221), Isidre Esteve still appears to be the fastest riders. He now has a 1'16" advantage on Marc Coma, 5'56" on Carlo De Gavardo, 7' on overall leader Cyril Despres and 9'55" on privateer Agra Carrera,
the first of the Yamaha bikers.
Coma virtually overall leader
While the leading bikers are slowly but surely moving closer to the finish line of the day's special, it appears that Marc Coma is virtually the new overall leader. Based on the times at CP2 (km 221), the Spaniard would have a 5'28" lead on Cyril Despres.
Al Attiyah fastest at CP1
At CP1 (km 125) of the car special, Nasser Al Attiyah in his BMW X3 has the fastest time so far. Second is Bruno Saby (Volkswagen) at 11", followed by team mates Sainz at 32" and De Villiers at 35". Fifth is Mitsubishi's Luc Alphand at 1'02".
Press Release Amaury Sport Organisation