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Third victory for Sébastien Loeb in the Dakar

The Frenchman Sébastien Loeb (Peugeot 3008 DKR) Sunday the sixth stage in the Dakar won. For Loeb, it was his third victory in this Dakar, his second consecutive. The French ninefold world champion rally emerged as a direct challenger of Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Overdrive Racing), who as the second finished, in 2:17 of the Act.

For the X-Raid drivers Stéphane Peterhansel (MINI John Cooper Buggy) and Jakub Przysgonski and Tom Colsoul (MINI John Coopers Works) was a baaldag. Jake knew the damage somewhat limiting. Worse is it for Przygonski-Colsoul. The duo losing to waypoint 6 more than an hour.

Loeb had the first car in the dunes but evidently did, that the Frenchman did not. The winner remained the whole day in the neighbourhood of Al-Attiyah. At the sixth waypoint had Loeb catching up reversed in a small lead, which he maintained until the finish. In the stand, slide the Act of the fifth to the second place, 37:43 from Al-Attiyah.

Cyril Despres (MINI John Cooper Buggy) and Nani Roma (MINI John Cooper Works) the third and the fourth time. Roma falls in the position of the third to the fourth position. The Spaniard is approached to 4:10 from Stéphane Peterhansel, who as the sixth ended and 18:49 lost to stage winner Loeb. The difference with leader Al-Attiyah has risen to 41:14.

For Jakub Przygonski and Tom Colsoul is a rampdag. At the first waypoint, lost the duo for more than 22 minutes. At waypoint 6 was that backlog to more than an hour. The duo has waypoint 7 and the finish line is not yet reached.

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