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Newsflashes - 19/01 11:38 [GMT -3] - Bike

The bikers are in the neutralised zone

The bikers are currently on the long 382-km neutralised section that will take them to the start of the second portion of the day’s special, which, at 244-km is twice as long as the first part.

Newsflashes - 19/01 11:38 [GMT -3] - Car

Peterhansel loses 46’50’’

 

The verdict is a harsh one for Stéphane Peterhansel: he has completed 97 km 46’50’’ behind Bernhard ten Brinke. If the gap stays the same, the official Peugeot driver will no longer be on the Dakar podium!

Newsflashes - 19/01 11:13 [GMT -3] - Car

Ten Brinke is holding strong

Bernhard ten Brinke is enjoying an excellent end to this year’s Dakar. The Dutchman still leads the special after 97 km, with a lead of 1’05’’ over Giniel de Villiers and 2’49’’ over Nasser Al-Attiyah, who is pushing hard. Carlos Sainz now lies 8 minutes behind the stage leader.

Commitments

Environmental

AN ECO-RESPONSIBLE EVENT

A route drawn up in collaboration with the local authorities of each country. Selective sorting and waste treatment programme in cooperation with local authorities. 100 tonnes of waste collected and recycled from the bivouacs,
58 of which are from the “Punto Verde”. Guided tours of the bivouacs organised in collaboration with local authorities, aimed at local people and children from underprivileged backgrounds.

Safety

SAFETY: AN OBSESSION

The safety of competitors, spectators and other accredited persons is the organisation’s primary concern. Just like with any other major extreme sporting adventure, the Dakar is not without risk. The organisation makes every effort to limit to these risks as much as possible.
Every year the safety procedures are revised and optimised.

Solidarity

1 MILLION DOLLARS FOR UN TECHO

With “Un Techo”, the rally’s action is focused on emergency housing. For the eighth year in a row, the Dakar has provided its support to this charity which implements wide-ranging initiatives. This will still be the case in 2017.

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live timing
special n°13BikeQuadCarSxSTruck
1st start [GMT -3]06:4506:4509:0309:0310:53
Number of participants
start 86 32 45 7 25
left 86 32 44 7 26
cp 1 0 0 0 0 0
arrival 0 0 0 0 0

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