Argentine Orlando Terranova claims second stage win

AFP| Updated: Jan 06, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Argentine Orlando Terranova claims second stage win

Argentine Orlando Terranova claimed his second stage win of the Dakar Rally on Tuesday, to move third overall in the standings led by Mini teammate Nasser Al-Attiyah.

Qatari Al-Attiyah, the 2011 champion, finished fifth in the day`s 542km third stage, which included 284km of specials.

South Africa`s Giniel de Villiers, claimed his third second place finish, ahead of another Toyota driven by Saudi Arabia`s Alrahji Zayed.

Spaniard Carlos Sainz, winner in 2010, finished fourth at 4min 6sec which moves him up to fourth in the overall standings, while fellow Peugeot veteran Stephane Peterhansel, finished seventh, nine minutes off the pace, to sit overall 16th at 1hr 12 min.