The pilot of Toyota’s Bernhard ten Brink celebrated the victory on the 11th stage of “Dakar-2018” with a length of 281 kilometers through the towns of Belen Fiambala – Chilecito.
Most of the day, ten Brink was in the lead in the intermediate protocols, and at the finish the Dutchman ahead of Cyril despres, 4 minutes and 35 seconds. Despres led the trio of Peugeot racers, leaving behind Carlos Sainz Sr. and stéphane Peterhansel by only 5 and 15 seconds, respectively.
The Spaniard continues to lead in the overall standings of the rally-RAID: the closest rival of Carlos in the face of Peterhansel loses more than 50 minutes.
Another Toyota racer Nasser al-Attiyah, reaching the third position in the General classification with a gap of 1 hour and 14 minutes from Sainz Sr., took fifth place at the end of the day.
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