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Al-Attiyah stretches Dakar Rally lead

IANS  |  Tacna 

Qatar's extended his overall lead by winning fourth stage in

The completed the 405km timed section between Arequipa and Tacna in three hours 38 minutes and 49 seconds, almost two minutes ahead of the Mini of Frenchman on Thursday, reports

Poland's was third, eight minutes and 32 seconds behind the leader.

"I'm quite happy today," Al-Attiyah said. "We won the stage but there is perhaps still a faster car out there. There's still a long way to go."

Al-Attiyah leads second-placed Peterhansel by almost nine minutes in the overall standings, with Spain's Nani Roma third, 20 minutes and 51 seconds off the pace.

Meanwhile American took the lead in the motorbike section after beating Austrian Matthius Walkner by more than six minutes in Thursday's stage. Chile's is second overall and Australia's third.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 15:50 IST
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