Dakar Rally – Stéphane Peterhansel Extends Car Lead While Price is Forced to Retire from Bike Race

In today’s Dakar Rally action, Stéphane Peterhansel extended his car lead to over 17 minutes in Saudi Arabia but two-time bike champion Toby Price is out of the running after crashing in the first half of Stage 9.

Dakar Rally – Toby Price within touching distance of bike lead as Al-Attiyah wins his fifth stage.

Toby Price kept within touching distance of Dakar Rally glory after his makeshift repair – using cable ties to fix his back wheel – held on a marathon stage eight. And in the car class, Nasser Al-Attiyah took a fifth stage victory to close the gap on Stéphane Peterhansel.

Dakar Rally 2021 – Three-time Champion Al-Attiyah Banks Stage Two Victory to Move Up

Three-time Dakar Rally champion Nasser Al-Attiyah held his nerve on Monday’s Stage Two to claw back time on rivals Stéphane Peterhansel and Carlos Sainz in the car standings as Russian Dmitry Sotnikov extended his truck lead.