Stephane Peterhansel retakes the lead of the 2017 Dakar Rally from team-mate Sébastien Loeb after having his times re-adjusted after stopping to help a fallen competitor. Sam Sunderland’s comfortable lead in the bikes becomes even more comfortable after the withdrawal of his closest challenger.
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Carlos Sainz moves in to the overall lead of Dakar as organisers halt stage early with temperatures hitting 47 degrees centegrade.
Sébastien Loeb extended his lead to over 5 minutes as he won the second competitive stage of the 2016 Dakar Rally, Bike leader Price dropped down the order with problems.
Report on the weather shortened eighth stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally
Stage report for stage eleven of the 2013 Dakar Rally, as weather again played its part in deciding the outcome of the day