Giniel de Villiers took the final stage win on Saturday, but Carlos Sainz Sr. is celebrating after clinching overall victory.
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Nasser Al-Attiyah took his third stage win of the 2018 Rally Dakar with victory on stage 12 to cement his third place. In the Trucks Eduard Nikolaev retakes the lead from Federico Villagra, but only by one second with two days left to run.
Carlos Sainz Sr. is the new leader of the 2018 Dakar Rally after Stephane Peterhansel lost a huge chunk of time fixing a broken suspension mid-stage.