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Dakar 2024: Loeb at the relaunch!

The 2024 Dakar will be contested this year in Saudi Arabia between January 5 and January 19. Find all the information and rankings for the 46th edition of the rally run for the first time in 1978.

[Mis à day January 9   12:18] Sébastien Loeb opened his account on the Dakar 2024. The day after a difficult day, which saw him lose 23 minutes in the overall standings ;general due to multiple punctures, the Frenchman got back on track this Tuesday during the fourth stage which led the competitors by Al Salamiya à Al-Hofuf. The Alsatian showed himself well. the fastest over a course of 631 kilometers including 299 of special, ahead of a few seconds, at the wheel of his Prodrive buggy, Yazeed Al Rajhi (2nd ;th to 1'08"), at the helm of the rally since the day before. This success – the 24th of his career on the Dakar – allows him to win. Sébastien Loeb to return to the general, moving from ninth to sixth place, with a delay of 23 minutes on the Saudi. 

Yazeed Al Rajhi had a good operation since he took over almost 4 minutes from the start. his runner-up, the Spaniard Carlos Sainz, who ranked second in the rankings. fourth è Arrival & almost 5 minutes from Sébastien Loeb. The other good deal of the day is ' put to the credit of Nasser Al-Attiyah, the outgoing winner, third in the stage and now third in the overall ranking. general. The Qatari, pasté from Toyota &agrav; Prodrive a few weeks before the start of this Dakar, ahead of schedule. 12 minutes behind the leader and is more than ever in the race to retain his crown. Finally, note that Stéphane Peterhansel, alreadyé winner in this 46th edition, took fifth place in the stage (5'59") and remains in ambush (8th) & a little over 26 minutes of head time despite the .

On two wheels, Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo showed himself the most inspired on the rocky roads leading to Al-Hofuf. The Chilean,   already; winner on Sunday, did it again this Tuesday to win his second stage since the start. Riding his Honda, the young South American (29 years old) was ahead of the rest. all other claimants to the title the final victory, &agrav; start with the American Ricky Brabec (2nd to 2'59″), the Argentinian Kévin Benavides (3' th '18") and the Botswanan Ross Branch (4th &agrav; 4'26").

The latter, who crossed the finish line with his handlebars damaged, also lost the lead in the spoiled ranking. general for a little more than a minute at the expense of the winner of the day, a Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo who asserts himself every day a little bit more like one of the strong men of this Dakar 2024. Côté Frenchman, Adrien Van Beveren remains in contact, fifth in the stage (&at 5'25"), he remains in ambush at the general, calé &agrav; fifth place &nda; 22 minutes of the new leader. On Wednesday, the competitors will head towards Shubaytah, for the shortest stage of the rally (118km).

Autos: the general ranking is up to 100%. the outcome of the 4th stage

1. Al Rajhi/Gottschalk (Toyota) in 15h44'39"
2. Sainz/Cruz (Audi) à 4'19"
3. Al Attiyah/Baumel (Prodrive Hunter) à 11'03"
4. Ekström/Bergkvist (Audi) à 17'42"
5. Moraes/Monleon (Toyota) à 19'03"
6. Loeb/Lurquin (Prodrive Hunter) à 23'50"
7. Serradori/Minaudier (Century) à 24'20"
8. Peterhansel/Boulanger (Audi) à 26'56"

9. Zala/Fiuza (Mini) à 32'42"
10. De Mevius/Panseri (Toyota) à 38'43"

Motorcycles: the overall ranking à the outcome of the 4th stage

1. Jose Ignacio Cornejo Florimo (CHI/Honda) in 17h27'13"
2. 1. Ross Branch (BWA/Hero) à 1'15"
3. Ricky Brabec (USA/Honda) à 4'56"
4. Kévin Benavides (ARG/KTM) à 20'39"
5. Adrien Van Beveren (FRA/Honda) à 22'30"
6. Luciano Benavides (ARG/Husqvarna) à 31'11"
7. Pablo Quintanilla (CHI/Honda) à 31'44"
8. Toby Price (AUS/KTM) à 34'54"
9. Martin Michek (RTC/KTM) à 38'11"
10. Romain Dumontier (FRA/Husqvarna) à 38'44"

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
  • Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January-Éstep 6: Shubaytah – Shubaytah → 781km including 572km of special
  • Saturday January 13: Rest
  • Sunday January 14-&Step 7: Riyadh – Al Duwadimi → 873km including 483km of special
  • Monday January 15-&Step 8: Al Duwadimi – Hail → 678km including 458km of special
  • Tuesday January 16-&Step 9: Hail – Al Ula → 639km including 417km of special
  • 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