Dakar Rally Carlos Sainz, more Dakar leader by winning the fifth stage


It is the second partial victory of the Madrid driver in this edition. Excel in almost six minutes to Al-Attiyah in general

The Spanish driver Carlos Sainz (Mini) has strengthened his leadership in the Dakar Rally car category after winning the fifth stage, a special 353 kilometers starting at Al-Ula and arriving at Ha'il, while in the category of motorcycles the victory has been for the Australian Toby Price (KTM), with the American Ricky Brabec (Honda) maintaining his leadership.

In the four wheels, the double winner of the “raid” has won his second stage victory even though he had not started the day well and was lagging behind in the first kilometers. The Madrid has been tracing to impose himself with almost three minutes to Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota) and increase his distance in general over the Qatari to almost six minutes.

In the motorcycle category, the winner of the day was the Australian Toby Price, who conquered his second partial victory in this edition with just over a minute of advantage over the Chilean Pablo Quintanilla (Husqvarna). Castellón Joan Barreda (Honda) has been the best Spanish in sixth place. The American Ricky Brabec continues as leader with more than nine minutes of rent on the winner of this Thursday, while the day also left the abandonment of the winner of 2017, the British Sam Sunderland (KTM), because of a fall.

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