Summary - 07/01 12:23 [GMT +3]

Dakar 2022 – Stage 6 | A red-hot performance from Sanders and Terranova!

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For the last day of racing before the rest day, stage 6 gave rise to a game of musical chairs between the FIA and FIM loops from the day before in the region of Riyadh. The cars and bikes started at the same time from 7.45 AM onwards on their respective specials. While the cars found the familiar traces of the two-wheelers on the ground in front of them, the leading...

Newsflashes - 07/01 18:11 [GMT +3] - Car

A superb comeback by Checa

Danilo Petrucci, victorious yesterday, is not the only former Moto GP rider to distinguish himself on the rally. Today, Carlos Checa, a former 500cc/MotoGP and WorldSBK rider, took his turn in the spotlight. The most recent WorldSBK champion to date behind the handlebars of a Ducati is tackling his very first Dakar behind the wheel of an Optimus MD powered by a Chevrolet...

Newsflashes - 07/01 17:47 [GMT +3] - Car

Penalty rescinded: De Villiers at the foot of the podium

Giniel De Villiers, a pretender for a podium finish, had received two penalties. The first five-minute penalty was for having knocked into a biker on stage 1B and the second, totalling 5 hours, was for having driven over a bike when jumping off a dune. For the second incident, the South African has always claimed it was an accident. He requested that his case be reviewed...

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special n°6 348 kmBikeQuadCarLight PrototypeSSVTruck
1st start [GMT +3]07:4508:5607:4508:5609:2009:42
Number of participants
left 133 13 79 42 46 51
arrival 137 12 81 43 47 56
km 121 78 41 46 50
km 221 77 41 46 47
km 305 73 41 46 43