Jesús Calleja He continues like this without being able to fulfill his challenge of completing the Dakar Rally. After having suffered two separate withdrawals in their two previous participations (2011 and 2018), the withdrawal of this Sunday is added. The Spanish adventurer overturned his car in the sixth stage of the Dakar 2019. The accident required the evacuation of his co-pilot, the Argentine Eduardo Blanco, to a medical center.
This time the León driver was at the wheel of a Toyota Hilux rented to the Overdrive competition structure, the same car with which Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah finished second in the Dakar of last year.
The accident of Lane happened in the longest stage of this Dakar
2019 that is disputed entirely in Peru, with a distance of 838 kilometers, of which 330 were timed for cars and trucks.