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Peterhansel wins Dakar Rally, Mini takes 1st, 3rd and 4th


Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel won the Dakar Rally for the 11th time in his career, although he finished 10th the final stage of the competition on Saturday. The Dakar legend didn't need to push however, as he had amassed an advantage of almost 40 minutes before the final round. All he had to do was make sure his Mini Countryman reached the ...
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