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Dakar Rally 2019 – Stage 08, San Juan de Marcona

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Dakar Rally 2019

16 Jan 2019

 

Dakar Rally 2019

Stage 08, San Juan de Marcona – Pisco

 

  • MINI John Cooper Works Rally organisation of Joan ‘Nani’ Roma / Alex
    Haro pierce adult to second in a altogether ranking.
  • Four MINI crews finish Stage 8 inside a tip ten.
  • Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski / Tom Colsoul finish third in stage.

 

 

Munich. Stage 8 (15th January) was also famous as
‘Super Ica’ for dual reasons: 1) a track lonesome sections of the
Ica desert, and 2) a start was a ‘super send-off’ that saw a top
10 cars and motorcycles and tip 5 trucks from Stage 7 start the
359 km Special Stage together.

 

The ‘super’ send-off procession gave early starters transparent undisturbed
turf to speed forward of a following pack. The downsides being that
there were no prior marks to prove formidable turf forward and
a prolonged wait during a finish indicate to see if a following competitors
would be faster opposite a same route.

 

Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski (POL) and co-driver Tom Colsoul (BEL) managed
to make a best of a Ica dried theatre of all a |MINI crews to
say a mid-order position over a initial half of a Special
Stage. Avoiding any critical problems and operative in peace with
Colsoul, Przygonski eventually placed a MINI John Cooper Works Rally
into third.

 

Joan ‘Nani’ Roma (ESP) and co-driver Alex Haro (ESP) also gathering a
unchanging competition though vital fumble to finish a theatre in fifth.
This theatre outcome rises a MINI John Cooper Works Rally organisation into
second position in a altogether ranking usually 46min 29sec behind the
heading car.

 

Yazeed Al-Rajhi (KSA) / Timo Gottschalk (GER) in a MINI John Cooper
Works Rally had a good competition today. Even yet a span set off in the
second call of cars to start Stage 8 and competition opposite belligerent disturbed
by a initial wave, they managed to finish in a time that saw them
secure sixth place.

 

French twin Stéphane Peterhansel and co-driver David Castera did not
have a good day when they got stranded in a Ica silt early in the
stage. Despite this reversal a MINI John Cooper Works Buggy crew
pushed tough to finish eighth altogether in stage.

 

Boris Garafulic (CHI) and co-driver Filipe Palmeiro (POR) also put in
a good competition currently to place their MINI John Cooper Works Rally just
outward of a tip 10 with a tough warranted 12th place.

 

Cyril Despres (FRA) and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret (FRA) also had
problems with a Ica sand. At one indicate they were stranded with
Peterhansel in a same area of dried and was a categorical reason for
their finish position of 17th. Carlos Sainz (ESP) and
co-driver Lucas Cruz (ESP), also in a MINI John Cooper Works Buggy,
had a identical competition and managed to finish in 22nd.

 

Jakub Przygonski

“We had to cranky a lot of soothing dunes, in that there were a lot of
rocks hidden. Despite this, we still pushed tough and we don’t consider we
could have hoped for any some-more than a outcome we had today.”

 

Nani Roma

“It was a unequivocally tough day. We got stranded once, though usually for a short
time so we were lucky. It was flattering pell-mell in a dunes, with
competitors all over a place. We need to continue like that tomorrow
and not make mistakes. We won’t change a lot. We need to stay calm,
expostulate like currently and we will see what happens tomorrow night!”

 

Yazeed Al-Rajhi

“It was a good day, zero special. We gathering safe, that was the
many critical thing, and we attempted to keep going, suffer a expostulate and
ensure a position.”

 

Stéphane Peterhansel

“The initial 150 km were really quick and we overtook a contingent of bikes.
This done me a initial car into a dunes, so there were no tracks
to use as orientation. We afterwards got stranded after 20 km. The silt was
really soothing and formidable to read. And then, 50 km from a finish, we
strike a large hole in a dunes and again got stuck.”

 

Next competition is Stage 9 (Pisco – Pisco) and is a penultimate theatre of
Dakar 2019. For some-more information about Dakar, greatfully revisit a host’s
eventuality home page here.

 

 

Dakar Rally 2019
: MINI standings after Stage 8

 

Pos

Driver

Co-driver

#

MINI

Team

Time

3rd

 

Joan
Roma
(ESP)

Alex Haro
(ESP)

307

MINI John Cooper Works
Rally

X-raid MINI John Cooper Works Rally
Team

030:02:19

+00:46:29

4th

 

 

Stéphane Peterhansel
(FRA)

David
Castera
(FRA)

304

MINI John Cooper Works Buggy

X-raid MINI John Cooper
Works Team

030:09:20

+00:53:30

5th

 

Cyril
Despres
(FRA)

Jean Paul Cottret
(FRA)

308

MINI John Cooper Works
Buggy

X-raid MINI John Cooper Works
Team

031:31:17

+02:15:27

6th

 

Jakub
Przygonski
(POL)

Tom Colsoul
(BEL)

303

MINI John Cooper Works
Rally

Orlen
X-raid Team

031:35:40

+02:19:50

8th

 

 

Yazeed
Al-Rajhi
(KSA)

Timo Gottschalk
(GER)

314

MINI John Cooper Works
Rally

X-raid MINI John Cooper Works Rally
Team

033:10:47

+03:54:57

9th

 

Carlos
Sainz
(ESP)

Lucas Cruz
(ESP)

300

MINI John Cooper Works
Buggy

X-raid MINI John Cooper Works
Team

035:58:05

+06:42:15

12th

 

Boris
Garafulic
(CHI)

Filipe Palmeiro
(POR)

321

MINI John Cooper Works
Rally

X-raid MINI John Cooper Works Rally
Team