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Carlos Sainz has won the sixth stage of the Dakar rally, but Stephane Peterhansel still in the lead in the general standings.
Carlos Sainz won the sixth stage to La Paz. (Reuters)
This is Carlos Sainz (Peugeot) won the sixth stage of the Dakar 2018. The Spanish has imposed itself in front of his teammate Stéphane Peterhansel, who retains the lead in the general classification. Was 55 years of age, Sainz has not had need of 2h53’30” to complete the 313 kilometres between Arequipa and La Paz, with a 4’06” lead on Peterhansel. The Dutch Bernhard Ten Brinke (Toyota) completed the podium, but at 1h20’41”.
in The overall, Peterhansel keeps a comfortable lead of 27’10 on the winner of the day. Note that this step has been marked by the presence of many Bolivians on the edges of the road to the arrival of the drivers. Clashes have broken out between police and demonstrators before the passage of the latest bikes. On Friday, the Dakar will observe its first rest day.