UAE Desert Challenge: Series leg three update

News from leg 3 -- Nissan stage finish CARS -- update At 16.18hrs (local time) only nine cars had completed the selective section and Ian Barker (214) and Abdul Bari Bin Sougjhat (232) had not reached the second passage control, according...

News from leg 3 -- Nissan stage finish

CARS -- update

At 16.18hrs (local time) only nine cars had completed the selective section and Ian Barker (214) and Abdul Bari Bin Sougjhat (232) had not reached the second passage control, according to the event's Iritrack system.

A further seven vehicles were battling through the sand dunes between PC4 and the Tal Mureeb bivouac.

Fifteen of the day's 22 starters in the car and truck sections had completed the third leg at 17.50hrs; including the Italian Iveco truck (234), which finished the section in 12th position in a time of 8h 58m 44s.

Cars to finish the stage included Franco Grigoletto (216), Joseph Rosso (204) and Matar Al Mansouri (230).

-credit: uaedesertchallenge.com

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