Dakar : Leg 10 News from CP 1
Spaniard Carlos Sainz has just clocked the fastest time at CP1 (km 153). The Volkswagen driver has a 1'44" lead on team mate Marc Miller and 1'45" on overall leader Stephane Peterhansel.
Coma finishes stage
Spaniard Marc Coma was the
first to finish the day's 333km liaison stag
At 3.05 pm, Frenchman Thierry Magnaldi who had won two specials so far was stopped two kms away from CP1 (km 253). The Schleesr-Ford buggy driver sems to have mechanical problems and is working on his car.
At 3.31 pm, Thierry Magnaldi was still stopped at km 251. The Frenchamn appears to have problems on a rear hub and is waiting for his assistance vehicle.
Alphand in trouble
Last year's runer-up and current 2nd overall Luc Alphand was stopped at km 228. The Frenchman appears to have hit a tree and has damaged his front right wheel.
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