Dakar : Leg 6
In the car race Jean-Louis Schlesser and Stephane Peterhansel were seen driving alongside each other with 14kms to go before CP2 (km 360).
De Gavardo wins special
With four riders on the finish line of the day's special, Carlo De Gavardo has clocked
the fastest time of the special. In a final time of 4h00'32", the Chilean beats Isidre Esteve by 3'52", Marc Coma by 5'55 and Cyril Despres by 8'13".
Coma increases overall lead
Spaniard Marc Coma increases his overall leadership after this 6th special. The KTM Repsol rider now has a 3'43" lead on Despres and 4'25" on Esteve.
Despres believes he has broken collar-bone
Speaking just after finishing the day's special, title holder admitted that he believes he has broken his collar-bone. The Frenchman indeed suffered a crash at km 273. He is currently in the medical centre of the Zouerat bivouac. He believes he has broken his left collar-bone. The title holder is currently having an X-ray.
Press Release Amaury Sport Organisation