Carlos Sainz is the winner of Saudi Arabia’s first-ever Dakar Rally having now won the grueling competition for the third time. Sainz who represented X-raid Mini in Dakar 2020 has previously won the rally with Volkswagon in 2010 and Peugeot in 2018.
Spains Carlos Sainz alongside co-driver Lucas Cruz completed the Dakar 2020 in a time of 42h59m17s. Defending Champion Nasser Al-Attiyah finished second just 6m21s behind Sainz.
This is the sixth time in seven years that has secured himself a podium finish at the Dakar Rally.
Peterhansel came in third and now celebrates an amazing 17 Dakar podium finishes.
Formula 1 two-time champion Fernando Alonso managed to finish 13th after suffering a roll at stage 10 just two kilometers into the stage.
The roll cost Alonso and co-driver Marc Coma 68 minutes in lost time…READ MORE…