Carlos Sainz has managed to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, erasing what looked like an insurmountable deficit to take the stage by 25 seconds over his frenemy Stéphane Peterhansel. The 2020 champion is now in control of the overall by just eight seconds over his teammate. What a show by the stars of the Mini clan!
Stage ranking – Car :
1 – CARLOS SAINZ / LUCAS CRUZ (X-RAID MINI JCW TEAM)
2 – STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL / EDOUARD BOULANGER (X-RAID MINI JCW TEAM)
3 – MARTIN PROKOP / VIKTOR CHYTKA (BENZINA ORLEN TEAM)
By: Official Dakar website