Sainz takes stage win in Dakar, Peterhansel retains lead

12 January 2018

Spanish driver Carlos Sainz took stage six of the Dakar Rally on Thursday as the race entered Bolivia. Sainz fought off the challenge of race leader and his Peugeot team mate to win the stage by just over four minutes. There has been a series of retirements because of injury in the 2018 edition of the grueling race. Drivers get a rest day on Friday, before heading out of La Paz to Uyuni on Saturday.