Dakar : Leg 11 - News from CP 1
Giniel De Villiers (VW) has just reached CP1 (km 163) and has the fastest time so far with a 6'39" advantage on Carlos Sainz. De Villiers who started 8th this morning has overtaken 7 cars on his way to the first check point: Sousa, Schlesser,
Kleinschmidt, Miller, Peterhansel and Roma.
Kleinschmidt still stopped
Still stopped at km 12 of the special, Jutta Kleinschmidt is awiting her assistance vehicle. Steering problems on the Race Touareg for the German driver.
Saby second fastest at CP1
Volkswagen's Bruno Saby has just set the second fastest time, 3'40" behind team mate Giniel De Viliers. Third is Luc Alphand at 4'22". Overall leader Stephane Peterhansel is 18'23" adrift.
Press Release Amaury Sport Organisation