Dakar Rally : News from leg 15
Pending validation, Dutchman Arjan Brouwer (Ginaf) wins his second stage in this Dakar in 9'39, 52" ahead of Czech Ales Loprais (Tatra) and 54" ahead of Dutchman Hans Stacey (Man).
In the overall rankings, Hans Stacey wins his first
Dakar with a 3h10'52 lead over Russian Ilgizar Mardeev (Kamaz) and 4h45'30 on Czech Ales Loprais.
South-African Giniel De Villiers (VW) gets his 8th scratch time victory on the Dakar, the fourth one this year, in 7'42, 2" ahead of his Spanish teammate Carlos Sainz (VW) and 26" ahead of US driver Robby Gordon, who wins the stage in the open category.
In the two-wheel drive category, Frenchman Jean-Louis Schlesser (Buggy Schlesser) wins the stage with the 5th scratch time. Finally, in the production category, Frenchman Paul Belmondo (Nissan) is the day's winner.
In the overall rankings, Frenchman Stéphane Peterhansel (Mitsu), 50th today, wins his 3rd Dakar in the car category, and his 9th victory in all categories, 7'26 ahead of his teammate Luc Alphand (Mitsu) and 1h33'57 ahead of the buggy of Frenchman Jean-Louis Schlesser (Buggy Schlesser).
Press Release ASO