Dakar 2017: Sebastien Loeb regains lead in Car category after Stage 8

Team Honda Racing’s Joan Barreda Bort won Stage 8 in the Bike category by 3m51s

Overdrive January 11, 2017 16:48:19 IST
Dakar 2017: Sebastien Loeb regains lead in Car category after Stage 8

The 2017 Dakar Rally has been experiencing very heavy rains over the past few days, and has forced to organisers cancel two stages so far " Stage 6 and Stage 9. Even Stage 8 wasn’t run according to plan with the rains causing a river on the route to overflow. This forced organisers to split the competitive section into parts, which reduced the distance to be covered by 68km.

In the Car category, the fight for the win between Sebastien Loeb and Stephane Peterhansel is very close with Loeb now regaining the overall lead after Stage 8...

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