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Chaleco López was second in the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally: he discounted a minute in the general classification



It was just seconds.Chilean Francisco “Best” Lopez he was close to winning his eighth title Dakar Rally 2023 It belongs to the T3 category of light prototypes.

The 822.94 kilometers between Al Duwadimi and Riyadh was covered by Curicano at 04H 11:53 and surpassed by the Portuguese by 17 seconds. Joao Ferreira (04H 11′ 36″), winner of the day.

Today’s podium in this category was achieved by American Mitchell Guthrie (04H 13′ 38”).

Chaleco Lopez thus continues in fourth place overall after a difficult Tuesday, being more than two hours behind. He reduced his advantage, but on a total time he was 34:22:07, more than two and a half hours behind the leaders.

The current leader of the T3 of Light Prototypes is Belgian William of Moebius (31H 43′ 12″), followed by Americans Austin Jones (31H 51′ 41″) and Seth Quintero (32H 46′ 07″).

The thing to remember is Dakar Rally Saudi Arabia rested this Monday and resumed activity on Tuesday 10 January on the 686 km between Riyadh and Harad.

Source: Biobiochile

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