Carlos Sainz: "We gave Mattias our suspension"

Dakar 2023 | Stage 7 | RIYADH > AL DUWADIMI
January 7 th 2023 - 18:22 [GMT + 3]

No longer in contention for a podium place in Dammam, Carlos Sainz was the ideal teammate in stage 7. The Audi driver was hoping to score a success in today's super-fast special, but he stopped to help Mattias Ekström fix his car.

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"Yet another bad day for us… This is definitely not our lucky rally. But we'll keep going to learn more and more. I stopped to give Mattias my suspension and we had to wait for over three hours before our service truck arrived and helped us get back on the move."

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