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Classics Rallye-Raid - Dakar (Motorcycles): Sunderland wins the Dakar for the second time of his career

13:15  14 january  2022
13:15  14 january  2022 Source:   sport365.fr

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sam sunderland © Panoramic Sam Sunderland

Already winner in 2017, Sam Sunderland (Gasgas) won Friday his second Dakar at the end of An ultimate step won by Pablo Quintanilla. The British also advances the Chilean to the final ranking. Long in the race for victory, Adrien van Beveren finished fourth.

Gasgas had the hollow nose. While Sam Sunderland was not originally planned on this 44th edition of the Dakar, the Austrians had the great idea to entrust one of their guide in the Britan last minute last month, with the hope that This bet tempted at the last moment is fruitful. They were probably far from thinking that not only Sunderland would honor his new colors but it would face this Dakar 2022 in motorcycles. Five years after its 2017 success in South America, The British pilot has indeed passed the final finish line in winner, this Friday in Jeddah. Gasgas inscribes his name to the winners for the first time and stops the series of victories of his competitor Honda , who had imposed on 2020 and 2021.

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still no podium for Van Beveren

on the final podium, Sunderland ahead Chilean Pablo Quintanilla (Honda), Scratch Time of this 12th and final very short step (164 km) to rally Djeddah, and the Austrian Mathias Walkner (KTM), third. Adrien van Beveren, first French, fails at the foot of the podium. The Nordist, who has lost time on Friday, has long struggled for the final victory with his ... Step-in-law. At two days of the end of this Dakar, he was still still in command, before a big navigation error from the first kilometers of the penultimate step, Thursday, does not ruin all the hopes of victory of the unfortunate , forced abandonment in the last two editions. Already fourth in 2017 at the first victory of Sunderland, "AVB" will still have to wait before being entitled to invite themselves on the most famous rally-raid podium.

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- Dakar Rally (@dakar) January 14, 2022

Rally-Raid - W2RC / Dakar 2022 (Motorcycles)

12th Step - Bisha - Djeddah (164km) - Friday 14 January 2022

1 - Pablo Quintanilla (Chi / Honda) in 1h40'00 "

2- Ricky Brabec (USA / Honda) at 0'05"

3- Toby Price (AUS / KTM) at 0'18 "

4- Jose Ignacio Cornero ( CHL / HONDA) at 0'29 "

5- Joan Barreda Bort (ESP / HONDA) at 1'13"

...

15- Adrien van Beveren (FRA / Yamaha) at 6'36 "

final general classification

1- SAM SONDERLAND (GBR / GASGAS) EN 38H47'30 "

2- Pablo Quintanilla (Chi / Honda) at 3'27"

3- Matthias Walkner (Aut / KTM) at 6'47 "

4- Adrien van Beveren (FRA / Yamaha) to 18'41 "

5- Joan Barreda Bort (ESP / Honda) at 25" 42

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