Dagzeges Loeb and Barreda in the eleventh stage of Dakar Rally

Dakar Rally

Dagzeges Loeb and Barreda in the eleventh stage of Dakar Rally

The French racing driver Sebastien Loeb has Friday its fourth dagzege in the Dakar Rally booked. When the engines went the profit in the eleventh ride for the Spaniard Joan Barreda.

Behind Loeb ended Stephane Peterhansel as the second. The 51-year-old Frenchman is therefore close to his thirteenth victory in the Dakar Rally. ‘Mr Dakar’ won the famous woestijnrally six times as a rider.

The caravan had between starting San Juan and finishplek Rio Cuarto less than 759 miles to bridge. The special stage was about a total length of 288 kilometers.

Loeb explained that eighteen count rapper than Peterhansel. Behind them landed the Argentine Orlando Terranova (Mini) for your own audience, in third place, at 6.37 mins of Loeb.

In the ranking defends the defending champion from France on Saturday’s final stage to Buenos Aires, with a sample of only 64 kilometers, a gap of 5.32 minutes on Loeb.


Barreda got the profit only hours after the measures had been assigned. He was on the road held up by spectators and slipped past the Portuguese Paulo Gonçalves, who initially was selected as the winner.

The jury decided 3 minutes from the time of Barreda to pick up, leaving the Spaniard still turning to the first place.

A day earlier, got Barreda in the stage is assigned due to a penalty for the Frenchman Michael Metge, who in the first instance, the winner was declared. The Spaniard previously won the third and eighth stage of the famous rally.

The Frenchman Adrien van Beveren ended up on his Yamaha on the third place, on 2.38 mins of the winner. The British klassementsleider Sam Sunderland (KTM) was fifth with a backlog of 7.25 minutes Gonçalves.

With a safe margin of half an hour at number two on Matthias Walkner from Austria, also on a KTM machine drive, the 27-year-old Sunderland out of the race, Saturday, in the final stage to Buenos Aires is hardly even noticed.

Watch highlights of stage 11 of the Dakar Rally

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