Davenport Run - Saturday July 13, 2024

Join the Norcal Minis club for an epic drive from San Jose through the scenic Santa Cruz Mountains! Enjoy stunning vistas and wine tasting a...

2014 Dakar, Stage 8: Al-Attiyah Shines, Roma Remains Overall Leader

SuperSport reports:
Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah, in a Mini, took the honours in the Dakar Rally's eighth stage which crossed through the Andes from Bolivia into Chile on Monday ahead of 11-time winner Stephane Peterhansel.

Carlos Sainz, winner of stages four and seven, took third in the 302km timed run from the Bolivian town of Uyuni to Calama.

Spanish driver Nani Roma was sixth and he retains a 24 minute advantage over Peterhansel with South African Giniel De Villiers placed third.
After Stage 8, here is the Overall Top Ten:
1. Nani Roma (ESP/Mini) 29hr 46:08
2. Stephane Peterhansel (FRA/Mini) at 23min 46sec
3. Giniel De Villiers (RSA/Toyota) 48:25
4. Orlando Terranova (ARG/Mini) 51:55
5. Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT/Mini) 1hr 09:05
6. Carlos Sainz (ESP/Smg) 1hr 43:59
7. Krzysztof Holowczyc (POL/Mini) 2hr 29:22
8. Christian Lavieille (FRA/Haval) 3hr 14:43
9. Adam Malysz (POL/Toyota) 3hr 27:35
10. Guilherme Spinelli (BRA/Mitsubishi) 4hr 05:16.