“Al-Attiyah” remains in command. Al-Rajhi wins the third place in the general classification of auto

Races have begun today for the fourth stage of the Saudi Dakar Rally 2022, which will take place in the Kingdom for the third consecutive year, in a version that is the most numerous in terms of distance and number of competitors.

This leg started from Qaisumah to the capital, Riyadh, which is the longest leg of questyear and extended for a distance of 707 km, of which 465 km of the special stage subject to timekeeping. while the French BRX Sebastien Loeb finished second, and the Spaniard Carlos Sainz, driver of the team Audi, third in ranking, fifth in the ranking of the fourth stage.

At the end of this stage, the Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attiyah kept the lead of the “general classification”, while the French Sebastien Loeb finished second and the Saudi driver, Yazid Al-Rajhi, moved up to third place.

In the bicycle category, Spanish Juan Barreda finished first, Chilean Pablo Quintana second, while Italian Danilo Petrucci wrote his name in third.

In the quad category, the Russian Alexander Maximov of the team Cher, while the Argentine Manuel Andujar del team 7240 and third the French Alexandre Giroud del team Yamaha.

In the category of light vehicles of the desert T3, the American Seth Quintero, the driver of the Red Bull Team, set the best time in this stage, and his Belgian teammate, Guillaume de Mevius, snatched the second place, and the Chilean Francesco was in able to take third place.

The team “KAMAZ” continued to dominate in the truck category after winning this one round, with his Russian driver Eduard Nikolaev in first place, followed by team mate Antoine Sibalov and third Dmitriy Sotnikov.

In the T4 desert light vehicle category, Brazilian Rodrigo Lope de Oliveira won first place in the ranking of this tour, American Austin Jones in second and Pole Michal Gotchal in third.

Tomorrow morning the participants will participate in the fifth stage of the rally, which will be a circular stage in the capital Riyadh, a stage different from the previous ones, with races in the motorcycle and quad categories for a distance of 214 km and 346 km for the special stage. categories T3, T4 and trucks, will run a distance of 214 km, 216 km and 395 km in the special time trial.

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