Toyota pilot Nasser al-Attiyah forced to prematurely end his performance on “Dakar-2017” because of the damage to the vehicle obtained in the third stage of the prestigious rally-RAID.
The Qatari ran for the pit, resulting in his Toyota came off the wheel. In this regard, Nasser lost more than two hours the SU winner Stephane Peterhansel.
“It’s my fault quotes AUTOSPORT.com al-Attiyah after the competition day. – We were unlucky but this is racing. This Is The “Dakar”.
We played well, dominated, but all failed. Now I have to wait a whole year again to try to conquer this race.”
It was expected that al-Attiyah will continue performances on Thursday, but today it became known that the damage to his car was too severe.
After gathering al attii and the problems of Ingele de Villers the only driver of the Toyota, which will keep the chances of success, is Nani Roma. The Spaniard loses 13 minutes to the overall leader Sebastien Loeb.
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