Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah cruises to his second cars victory in the Desert Challenge as Australian Toby Price Racing produces a great ride on the final leg to claim the bikes title on his first attempt.
Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel in a Toyota Hilux are fastest on the 234kmAbu Dhabi Aviation stage and win by 32 mins 13 secs from Saudi Arabia’sYazeed Al-Rajhi and German Timo Gottschalk in a Mini All4Racing. Six minutes further away in another Mini, Finn Mikko Hirvonen and French co-driver Michel Perin are third.
Price, this year’s Dakar Rally bikes winner, takes the stage from KTM team-mate Sam Sunderland to clinch victory by 2 mins 11 secs from the Dubai-based rider, with Chile's Pablo Quintanilla another 1 min 12 secs away on his Husqvarna.
Poland's reigning world champion Rafał Sonik claims the quads title. Full report and results to follow.