Bengaluru, January 15: Home hero Yazeed Al Rajhi cruised to his second stage win of Dakar Rally 2021 even as three-time winner Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah was able to take a small bite out of Stephane Peterhansel’s lead on stage 10, which took the competitors from Neom to Al Ula, via a 342km timed special stage. The Saudi driver who had an erratic start to the rally, took control of the race at km 90 and cruised to his second stage win ahead of Al Attiyah and Peterhansel in the 43rd edition of the most gruelling off-road races of all times. Yazeed had earlier won stage seven. Dakar 2021: Yazeed wins stage seven, Peterhansel extends lead over Al Attiyah Al Attiyah’s best hopes now rest on the mammoth task the Dakar convoy must undertake on the colossal special stage between Al Ula and Yanbu.
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Dakar 2021: Yazeed wins stage 10, Peterhansel in control
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