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Dakar 2024: Franças Loeb (car) and Van Beveren (motorcycle) win the stage, Sainz and Brabec still leaders

Sébastien Loeb (car) and Adrien Van Beveren (motorcycle) took some time back in the race. all their rivals during the 9th stage of the Dakar 2024. Respectively 2nd and 3rd overall, the French can still believe à the final victory even if the leaders Carlos Sainz and Ricky Brabec did not give up.

[Mis à day January 16   12:22] Like last Friday, &agrav; At the end of the 48-hour stage without assistance, it was two Frenchmen who tasted the sport. &agrav; victory on the Dakar 2024. And they are the same since Sébastien Loeb, in the car, and Adrien Van Beveren, on the motorcycle, showed themselves the strongest on the 417 kilometers of special stage travel between Hail and Al Ula, in the northwest of Saudi Arabia. This is already a question of of the fourth success for the Alsatian obtained in this 46th edition of the rally, the second for the Northerner. , a little slower in pure speed than the leader of the general classification Ricky Brabec, once again very impressive on the handlebars of his Honda, took advantage of this opportunity. open the road to glean some five minutes of bonuses which made the difference to arrival.

Sil won only 42 seconds over the American, second today ;today and more than ever favorite to succeed ` K&eac;vin Benavides on the list of winners, Adrien Van Beveren took back seven minutes in the lead; Ross Branch and ten à Jose Ignaco Cornejo. A gain of time which allows the Tricolore to insert themselves between the Botswanan and the Chilean ' third place in the general classification, a little over 11 minutes from Ricky Brabec. He will still have to attack during the last three special stages to hope to triumph on Friday at the end of the day. Yanbu.

The attack excess, Sébastien Loeb has been practicing it for several days. On Tuesday, the Frenchman experienced more success than the day before when a small navigation error at the end of the course cost him the victory. several minutes. Fully on the floor at the wheel of his Prodrive Hunter buggy, Haguenovien was ahead of the pack. all scores. Unfortunately for him, Carlos Sainz, the only one ahead of him in the general classification, has made no mistakes since the start of the race. The experiment Spanish has so far thwarted all the pitfalls with his Audi and did not concede. that a little more than four minutes   the occasion of this ninth stage. 

The Madrilène, three-time winner of the rally (2010, 2018, 2020), thus maintains a fairly comfortable little mattress for 20 minutes on S&eacute ;bastien Loeb while there are only a thousand kilometers of special stages left over the last three days. ;eacute;es. Barring a mechanical problem with Carlos Sainz's car, the Frenchman will have a hard time getting there. catch up. Unless his rival and no less friend makes a mistake between now and then. Friday.

Autos: the general classification is up to date the end of the 9th stage

1. (=) Sainz/Cruz (Audi) in 37h50'57"
2. (=) Loeb/Lurquin (Prodrive Hunter) à 20'33"
3. (=) Moraes/Monleon (Toyota) à 1h12'02"
4. (=) De Mevius/Panseri (Toyota) à 1h39'56"
5. (=) De Villiers/Murphy (Toyota) à 2:00'12"
6. (+2) Serradori/Minaudier (Century) à 2:03'44"
7. (-1) Chicherit/Winocq (Toyota) à 2h12'43"
8. (-1) Prokop/Chytka (Ford) à 2h12'48"
9. (=) Botterill/Cummigs (Toyota) à 2h29'51"
10. (=) Vanagas/Sikk (Toyota) à 2h59'35"
13. (+3) Peterhansel/Boulanger (Audi) à 3h59'46"
18. (+2) Ekström/Bergkvist (Audi) à 4:54'01"

Motorcycles: the overall ranking à the end of the 9th stage

1. (=) Ricky Brabec (USA/Honda) in 40h53'49"
2. (=) Ross Branch (BWA/Hero) à 7'09"
3. (+1) Adrien Van Beveren (FRA/Honda) à 11'16"
4. (-1) Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo (CHI/Honda) à 13'46"
5. (=) Kévin Benavides (ARG/KTM) à 28'02"
6. (=) Toby Price (AUS/KTM) à 35'12"
7. (+1) Luciano Benavides (ARG/Husqvarna) à 49'09"
8. (-1) Daniel Sanders (AUS/GASGAS) à 59'47"
9. (=) Stefan Svitko (SVQ/KTM) à 1h23'49"
10. (=) Martin Michek (RTC/KTM) à 2h20'35"
17. (+2) Pablo Quintanilla (CHI/Honda) à 4h52'45"

The route of the Dakar 2024

  • Friday January 5-Prologue: Al-Ula – Al-Ula → 128km including 28km of special (Winners: Ekström/Schareina)
  • Saturday January 6-&Step 1 : Alula – Al Henakiyah → 541km including 414km of special(Winners: De Mevius/Branch)
  • Sunday January 7-&Stage 2 : Al Henakiyah – Al Duwadimi → 655km including 463km of special(Winners: Peterhansel/Cornejo Florimo)
  • Monday January 8 – Stage 3: Al Duwadimi – Al Salamiya → 733km including 438km of special(Winners: Moraes/K. Benavides)
  • Tuesday January 9-&Stage 4 : Al Salamiya – Al-Hofuf → 631km including 299km of special(Winners: Loeb/Cornejo Florimo)
  • Wednesday January 10-&Step 5: Al-Hofuf – Shubaytah → 645km including 118km of special (Winners: Al-Attiyah/Quintanilla)
  • Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January-Éstep 6: Shubaytah – Shubaytah → 758km including 549km of special (Winners: Loeb/Van Beveren)
  • Saturday January 13: Rest
  • Sunday January 14-&Stage 7: Riyadh – Al Duwadimi → 873km including 483km of special(Winners: Loeb/Cornejo Florimo)
  • Monday January 15-&Step 8: Al Duwadimi – Hail → 678km including 458km of special(Winners: Ekström/K. Benavides)
  • Tuesday January 16-&Step 9: Hail – Al Ula → 639km including 417km of special(Winners: Loeb/Van Beveren)
  • Wednesday January 17-ÉStage 10 : Al Ula – Al Ula → 612km including 371km of special
  • Thursday January 18-&Step 11: Al Ula – Yanbu → 587km including 480km of special
  • Friday January 19-&Step 12: Yanbu-Yanbu → 328km including 175km of special

The main entrants in the car category< /h2>

– Al Attiyah/Baumel (Prodrive Hunter) – n°200
– Al-Rajhi/Gottschalk (Toyota Hilux Overdrive) – n°201
– Peterhansel/Boulanger (Audi RS Q e-tron E2) – n°202
– Loeb/Lurquin (Prodrive Hunter) – n°203
– Sainz/Cruz (Audi RS Q e-tron E2) – n°204
– Yacopini/Oliveiras (Toyota Hilux Overdrive) – n°205
– Moraes/Monleon (Toyota GR DKR Hilux) – n°206
– Ekström/Bergkvist (Audi RS Q e-tron E2) – n°207
– De Villiers/Murphy (Toyota GR DKR Hilux) – n°209
– Roma/Bravo (Ford Ranger) – n°210
– Chicherit/Winocq (Toyota Hilux Overdrive) – n°211
– Quintero/Zenz (Toyota GR DKR Hilux) – n°216
– From Mévius/Panseri (Toyota Hilux Overdrive) – n°221
– Baumgart/Cincea (Prodrive Hunter) – n°247

The main entrants in the motorcycle category

– Luciano Benavides (Husqvarna) – n°1
– Toby Price (KTM) – n°2
– Sam Sunderland (GASGAS) – n°4
– Daniel Sanders (GASGAS) – n°5
– Pablo Quintanilla (Honda) – n°7
– Ricky Brabec (Honda) – n°9
– Skyler Howes (Honda) – n°10
– Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo (Honda) – n°11
– Romain Dumontier (Husqvarna) – n°16
– Adrien Van Beveren (Honda) – n°42
– Ross Branch (Hero) – #46
– Kevin Benavides (KTM) – n°47
– Tosha Schareina (Honda) – n°73
– Joan Barredo (Hero) – n°88

Which channel to follow the Dakar 2024 ?

There is change in 2024. Privileged partner! of the rally since the start, France Télévisions will no longer be the main broadcaster of the race this year. Only the Dakar Journal will be offered. every evening to viewers of the public service channel around 8:50 p.m. This 46th edition marks the arrival of the Dakar on the L'Equipe Channel. Broadcast unencrypted on TNT, on channel 21, the channel of the major sports daily will cover the race in detail.

The big live show will allow you to see the arrival of the main competitors every day between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. with several journalists and consultants on site to collect the first reactions ;actions of participants. It will also be possible to watch the Dakar Journal from the channel from 6:20 p.m. while the summary begins at 6:20 p.m. of each stage will be broadcast &agrav; 8 p.m. For those who weren't able to watch, the best moments from each stage will be rebroadcast every day tomorrow. from 11 a.m. Please note that the Eurosport group, via its channels 1 and 2, will always follow the race, with a summary of the event. about fifty minutes every day ' 8 p.m., 11:30 p.m. or the next morning & 8am.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116