The AMV pilot faces the ecuador of the race leading after 22:40 '20 seconds to the handlebar of his KTM.
The sixth stage, connecting the cities of Iquique and Arica, comprising 456 km of special, has seen the KTM rider Ruben Faria, Helder Rodrigues (Yamaha), and Frenchman Cyril Despres (KTM), respectively, completed the podium while facing a well-deserved rest day.
Marc Coma, with a time of 5:40 '47 seconds, finished fourth, five minutes ahead of Jordi Viladoms, who was eighth after a time of 5:45:54 seconds. In the overall Marc Coma leads the standings with a difference of 8 minutes and 48 seconds in front of Cyril Despres (KTM).
The "waterboy" of Marc Coma, Joan Pedrero was fifteenth with a time of 6:02 '59 seconds. In overall, he is ninth in 23:42:33 seconds.
MARC COMA AMV Pilot: "The stage of 456 km, has been very complicated. We have done a good job and face the rest day with a good approach. Today's, has been a very dense phase about dunes and navigation. The physical requirement of proof grows by the hour, and now more than ever, that we must follow the same line we are carrying out. The typical "fesh-fesh" also marked the day and in areas demanding and fast enough, I've noticed discomfort in my wrist. Tomorrow, along with Joan and "Gio" will prepare the second part of the race. We've earned the rest day of tomorrow! ".
-source: marc coma