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Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally

Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally

by January 15, 2022 World Sports
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Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah clinched his fourth Dakar Rally title on Friday in Jeddah after leading from the first stage on New Year’s Day. Al-Attiyah could afford to let nearest rival Sebastien Loeb, the former nine-time rally world champion, beat him by more than five minutes on the 12th and last sandy stage from Bisha and still cruise to overall victory by more than 27 minutes. The Qatari previously won in 2011, 2015 and 2019. British rider Sam Sunderland won his second Dakar motorbike title after beating stage winner Pablo Quintanilla of Chile by 3 and a half minutes. But the rally’s e…

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