On his Husqvaran by Speedbrain, Paulo Goncalves claimed the second spot on stage 3 of the Dakar Challenge. Joan Barreda broke a wheel and lost over thirty minutes.
First stage-win for Stéphane Peterhansel how now takes the overall lead. Tough special stage represented a true navigation challenge for the competitors in Peru.
Joan Barreda earns stage 2 of the Dakar challenge on his Husqvarna by Speedbrain. Matt Fish comleted the first real test of 2013 in third.
This year’s rally route is anticipated to be the toughest ever held in South America.
X-raid team line-up comprises of six MINIs ALL4 Racing and one BMW X3 CC for the Argentina-Chile-Peru challenge. Drivers include past champions: Peterhansel and Roma.