Dakar 2018: Bikes champion Sunderland out of rally while in Peru

Bikes champion Sunderland crashes out of Dakar Rally

The 330km special stage in Peru saw the field start in groups on a beach before heading into a demanding 100km stretch of sand dunes, taking competitors over 2000m above sea level for the first time on this year's event, before finishing back in San Juan de Marcona.

He got going after nearly half an hour at a standstill, but his Peugeot was soon stuck again and lost another two hours waiting for assistance.

"The auto was going really well". "We got stuck once and managed to get going again". When we arrived in the dunes, I had the opportunity to come back.

Peterhansel, Loeb's team-mate who had been almost seven minutes clear on Tuesday and heading for a record 14th Dakar win, took the stage to extend his lead over Carlos Sainz to 31 minutes and 16 seconds. Carlos Sainz stood second in stage 4 while Peterhansel was the second runner up. Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot.


"At the first dunes, we went into a big hole and got stuck for 30 minutes, before it happened a second time. They did an wonderful job to replace our gearbox in just twenty minutes - but that meant that we'd lost even more time".

TreasuryOne Volkswagen Amarok privateer Hennie de Klerk enjoyed a positive day in the sand, bringing it home 37th for the day to move up one place to 33rd overall, while navigator Rob Howie was 16th after guiding Lucio Alvares home.

In the motorbike race, Spain's Joan Barreda Bort of Honda clocked 3:19:42 to win the stage, but Frenchman Adrien van Beveren of Yahama still leads the overall classification despite a disappointing fifth place on Wednesday. The Indian rider gained 40 positions on his overnight ranking of 98 and completed the day in 56th place (stage and overall).

After getting back into contention yesterday, disaster struck for Nasser Al-Attiyah who lost more than 30 minutes to the leaders. It will also be the longest stage yet with 774 km to cover including the liaison.

Related News:

  • Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav's Sentencing Postponed To Tomorrow

    Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav's Sentencing Postponed To Tomorrow

    The special CBI court of Justice Shivpal Singh completed the hearing in the case RC 64 (A) / 1996 on December 13. The announcement was deferred by the court reportedly because of the demise of a lawyer, Vindeshwari Prasad.
    Pakistan accuses U.S.  of betrayal after military aid suspension

    Pakistan accuses U.S. of betrayal after military aid suspension

    Pakistan now will not receive nearly $1.3 billion (Rs 8,238 crore) in annual aid, The New York Times reported . She added that Pakistan could review its cooperation with the United States if it is not appreciated.
    Royals have made seven-year, $147 million offer to Eric Hosmer

    Royals have made seven-year, $147 million offer to Eric Hosmer

    That offer would top another offer reportedly before Hosmer, a seven-year, $140 million deal from the San Diego Padres . The Royals are not the only team that is interested in signing Eric Hosmer , however.
  • Alabama freshman WR Devonta Smith seals national title with game-winning catch

    Alabama freshman WR Devonta Smith seals national title with game-winning catch

    And so, another championship title is in the books for Alabama, and knowing Nick Saban the pursuit of another title begins today. Alabama called for a run, but Tagovailoa thought it was a pass play and threw to a receiver who was busy blocking.
    After Three Marriages & 10 Kids, Caitlyn Jenner Is Extremely Single

    After Three Marriages & 10 Kids, Caitlyn Jenner Is Extremely Single

    As he smirked and asked why he "couldn't make a joke" about it, Caitlyn responded: "Because it's not amusing ". I spent 23 years carting them around'. "And I want to see if I can make a difference".
    BCCI gives Pathan backdated doping ban

    BCCI gives Pathan backdated doping ban

    The Board has refused to sign up with NADA despite repeated requests by the agency. Reportedly, the samples of Yusuf Pathan were found to have contained terbutaline .
  • Cindy Crawford Remakes Famous Pepsi Commercial for 2018 Super Bowl

    Cindy Crawford Remakes Famous Pepsi Commercial for 2018 Super Bowl

    Like she does in the original, Crawford sips on a Pepsi at a gas station , but that signature white tank top is missing. The 18-year-old will appear in the newest Super Bowl Pepsi ad alongside the iconic model.
    Nokia 6 (2018) spotted with Snapdragon 630 SoC and Android Oreo

    Nokia 6 (2018) spotted with Snapdragon 630 SoC and Android Oreo

    The Nokia 6 (2018) was yesterday found listed on Chinese regulatory site, TENAA , revealing some key specifications. Elsewhere there will be a 3,000mAh battery , Bluetooth 4.2, a USB-C port and a 3.5mm headphone port.
    US Senate Swears In Democrats From Alabama, Minnesota

    US Senate Swears In Democrats From Alabama, Minnesota

    Looking forward to working with them to move Alabama forward! Only two Senate Republicans also have black chiefs of staff: Sens. Smith , who once served as vice president of public policy for Planned Parenthood, supports pro-choice policies.
  • New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights

    New US pot rule sparks latest clash over states' rights

    Colorado's US attorney, Bob Troyer, said his office won't change its approach to prosecution, despite Sessions' guidance . It's another when your state is telling you your action is legal and the federal government is telling you it isn't.
    OnePlus 5T Lava Red color option launching in India tomorrow

    OnePlus 5T Lava Red color option launching in India tomorrow

    Android 7.1.1 Nougat comes pre-installed on the phone, along with OnePlus' OxygenOS, though Android 8.0 Oreo is on its way. Initial reports had claimed that this color variant would launch in India on January 26 .
    Organizing Apps Directly in iOS

    Organizing Apps Directly in iOS

    Photo In iOS 11, you can move multiple apps together by selecting one in the home-screen edit mode and then tapping other icons. Software makers and companies like Facebook are constantly accused of surreptitiously recording audio, including human speech.


Most liked

Eyeing Mekong dams, China lavishes cash on ally Cambodia
The basin is home to 1,200-1,700 fish species, making it the most diverse basin after the Amazon and Congo. He said the project is set to start this year and will take at least 44 months to complete.

Burning oil tanker drifts into Japan's EEZ
The Hong Kong freighter, the CF Crystal , wasn't seriously damaged, and all 21 crew members on board were rescued. Three days later, rescuers found the body of a sailor from the Iranian tanker, which partially exploded.

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Buy" rating and $45.0 target. (NYSE:HIG) earned "Hold" rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, July 11. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI ) stock price escalated 0.42% to finalize at $18.94 throughout previous buying and selling session.

Seamers Olivier, Ngidi added to South Africa squad against India
The South African team attended a practice session ahead of the second test match against India in Centurion tomorrow. The hosts' only selection issue is in finding an apt replacement for the injured Dale Steyn.

Zinedine Zidane Content With Real Madrid's Draw Against Numancia
Leganes reached the quarterfinals of the Copa del Rey for the first time in its 89-year history despite a 2-1 loss at Villarreal. Despite losing 2-1 at Villarreal, who are now sixth in La Liga, Leganes progressed on away goals having won the first leg 1-0.

The Bear Case for Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)
Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 62.94 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 20.19. Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, brokerage firms have a price target of $2.07 on Rite Aid Corp (NYSE: RAD ).

Listen To Kyle Kuzma, Not LaVar Ball
Their 10-point lead seemed tenuous after three quarters, and indeed the Lakers didn't make the game easier for themselves late. It erodes the trust that we've built with ESPN , and our coaches are upset because Luke Walton does not deserve that.

NFL to probe possible violation of concussion protocol
Instead, a generation later, the Panthers have delivered an era of odd feelings, capped by another season of odd happenings. The Carolina Panthers come into this one after dropping a tough one in Week 17 to division rival Atlanta Falcons .

Netanyahu said looking for ways to forcibly deport illegal migrants
Israel has made a decision to force African migrants out of the country or put them in jail. Some migrants lived for years in Israel and work in low-paying jobs that many Israelis shun.

Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Up N' Running on PixelBook
Unlike Android and Chrome OS, that are based on Linux kernel, the Fuchsia OS is built on Google's Zircon Microkernel. The first is obviously Android, which is now the most widely used mobile operating system on the planet.

Young Named to Wooden Award Midseason Top 25
Since the NCAA began recording assists in 1983, Young is the only freshman to dish out 20 or more assists in a game. The final vote will include almost 1,000 voters who will rank in order their 10 top players from the list of 15.

Muslim bodies oppose Netanyahu's visit to India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also visited the Jewish state in July, becoming the first Indian premier to do so. Apart from Delhi, he will visit Ahmedabad and Mumbai, with Modi accompanying him to Gujarat.

U.S. sets new record for major disasters
For the third consecutive year, every state across the contiguous US and Alaska was warmer than average. Irma was a $50 billion storm, the fifth most expensive hurricane in USA history.

Black Eyed Peas Return to Their Roots With "Street Livin'"
With Fergie leaving the Black Eyed Peas in June 2017, perhaps this single shows us what the group can do without her. News has reported that the famed music group Black Eyed Peas have released a new single called STREET LIVIN' .

There's a chance I'd take it - Gruden open to taking Raiders job
With Gruden expected to return to Oakland almost two decades after being traded to Tampa Bay, his sit down with Carr is haunting. The Chiefs are playing some of the best football in franchise history, and should continue to do so for the foreseeable future.