Dakar : De Villiers new overall leader
According the latest medical report, Cyril Despres suffers from a collarbone dislocation. It is therefore not broken but the injury is serious. The Frenchman has however decided to continue the Dakar.
Magnaldi victorious in Zouerat
his first time on four wheels, Thierry Magnaldi captured stage victory today in Zouerat. The Frenchman driving a Schlesser-Ford buggy beat his team mate Jean-Louis Schlesser (who had clocked the fastest times at both CPs) by 2'55". Third is Giniel De Viliers (VW) at 3'46" ahead of Jutta Kleinschmidt at 5'13" and Luc Alpnahd at 6'02".
De Villiers new overall leader
South Africa's Giniel de villiers captured the overall lead after the day's special... The Volkswagen Race Touareg driver has a tiny 22" lead on team mate Carlos Sainz. Also driving a VW, Jutta Kleinschmidt is third at 34".
Press Release Amaury Sport Organisation