Dakar 2015: Newfoundland earns Mini

A Nasser Al-Attiyah, as well as Marc Coma, has less than 200 km of special this Saturday to be confirmed as winner of the Dakar in the car category. The Qatari driver not only saved the penultimate day of the raid without problems but also extended his lead over Giniel de Villiers, under normal conditions, can no longer reach the pilot Mini.

Mini, as foretold, being the most powerful brand in the raid and on Friday they accounted for a new stage victory with Orlando Terranova. The Argentine driver has added four victories in this Dakar and continues thinking about the accident that left him without options in general because in the other stages has added four wins and some second places enabling it to be near the top.


Cars covered the same special bikes 298 miles in length in which there were some pilots who risked fighting for the special and others who took it more calmly. Among the first group were Newfoundland and Vasilyev, both pilots Mini, who were those who were setting the fastest times at point’s intermediate step. Continue reading “Dakar 2015: Newfoundland earns Mini”