Dakar : Leg 7 - First news (2)
Taking off last this morning, Chile's Carlo De Gavardo has clocked the fastest time at CP1 (km 209). Second is overall leader Marc Coma, 56" adrift. Third is Giovanni Sala at 1'36", followed by Ullevalseter at 6'19", Frétigné at 7'14", Esteve
Despres loses time
After taking off this morning with a dislocated collarbone, Cyril Despres has lost time on his main rivals at CP2 (km 209). The Frenchman has indeed lost close to 20'.
Schlesser back on the right track
Jean-Louis Schlesser, second of yesterday's special who had taken a wrong way, is now back in the right direction. He appears to have moved closer to Peterhansel who seemed to be the fastest of the day's special. Several other drivers are still looking for the right track.
205 cars and trucks still in the race
205 cars and rucks have started the day's special and are stil in the race. Only two vehicles failed to take off: Inocencio (366) and Benedi (432).
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