Ten Brinke lose again a lot of time in Dakar, technically malheur

Bernhard ten Brinke has Thursday in the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally in Peru again lost a lot of time. The Dutch racing driver suffered just as with Wednesday technically malheur. The engines took the victory to Ricky Brabec.

The 41-year-old Ten Brinke suffered during the stage from Arequipa to Tacna about 664 kilometres with a broken suspension arm of Toyota. He could only after a repair of more than two hours road.

Nasser Al Attiyah prevailed by a margin of almost two minutes on the Frenchman, Stephane Peterhansel. The Pole Jakub Przygonski ended up on a small nine minutes of the winner in third.

Al Attiyah, who is the first stage also in his name, wrote, strengthened its leading position in the standings. The difference with the neighbour, he Peterhansel ran to almost nine minutes.

Nasser Al Attiyah and Stephane Peterhansel shake hands ()

American Brabec wins in motorcycles

The engines took the victory to Ricky Brabec. The Honda rider was in the stage from Arequipa to Moquegua more than six minutes faster than number two, Matthias Walkner from Austria (KTM).

The Australian Toby Price, also on a KTM, finished third with a backlog of thick seven minutes on the winner. For Brabec was the second victory in the Dakar Rally, after his first in 2017. In the rankings he climbed from the seventh to the first place.

Brabec took the leading position of the Chileen Pablo Quintanilla, who in the fourth stage as the fourteenth ended and more than twenty minutes admitted to on Brabec. The South American stands in the overall ranking now second, over two minutes of the new leader.

Van Kasteren: the best Dutchman in trucks

In the trucks was Janus van Kasteren (Mammoet), the first Dutchman with a seventh place. The Russian Andrey Karginov (Kamaz) picked up the dagzege, his second in a row. His country and team-mate Eduard Nikolaev remained in the lead.

Gerard de Rooy gave Thursday more than a half hour, and stands as the best Dutchman in the overall standings on the fifth place, on 1 hours and 48.16 minutes of Nikolaev.

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