Twelfth podium place for protagonist Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain as Dakar finishes.
The Dakar is almost upon us...
Freak weather makes an impact on the stage result. Stéphane Peterhansel finishes fourth to defend his overall lead.
Rest day in Tucumán, Argentina, gives the Dakar competitors a chance to regroup and get the much needed sleep before they tackle the 9th stage.
Knowing that he could be sitting in the top-3 of the overall standings provides Gordon with the drive he needs, to make up as much time as possible each remaining day of the Dakar Rally.
Nani Roma secures his second stage win while Stéphane Peterhansel and Orlando Terranova finish second and third respectively.
All the six cars to get a full check-up which for the X-raid BMW and MINI service crews, they were busy on Dakar's rest day.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, DAKAR correspondent
Caselli reaches the summit, “Peter” upwards and onwards. The 7th stage of the Dakar, in mourning following the death of rider Thomas Bourgin.
Motorsport.com staff reporters
Another one-two-three for the X-raid Team. Nani Roma and Stéphane Peterhansel second and third respectively.
Casteu takes over, it's sink or swim for the cars.