Dakar : Leg 7 - Finish
Carlo De Gavardo who took off last of the bikers this morning has managed the best time of the day on the finish line of the stage between Zouerat and Atar. The Chilean beats KTM Repsol team mates Marc Coma by 1'27" and Giovanni Sala by 2'. Fourth
is Isidre Esteve at 4'29".
Peterhansel wins special
Title holder Stéphane Peterhansel clinched his second stage success of the rally (after Tan Tan). The Mitsubishi driver beat team mate Luc Alphand by 4'23". Third is Jutta Kleinschmidt (Volkswagen), 12'47" adrift.
Despres loses over 30'
Frenchman Cyril Despres eventually made it to the finish line despite his injured shoulder. The title holder lost a total of 30'23" on the day's winner Carlo de Gavardo.
Press Release Amaury Sport Communication