The 12 time trial world champion brought its great technical skill to overcome a stage “trap”.
Laia Sanz continues to amaze and strangers in their third appearance in the Dakar rally. In the fifth stage, Laia achieved his best result in this test since it debuted in 2011. The 13-time world champion (12 trial and 1 enduro) has crossed the finish line in a remarkable 30th position, again as best Gas Gas and ahead of experienced pilots and consecrated. ’s pilot KH-7 has only given 17 minutes regarding the day’s winner, Frenchman David Casteu, and climbs to 37th place overall when only covered a third of the race. Laia has taken advantage of his great technical skill in a step which he described as “ trap ” . ”Today the cheating a bit special because they were a few miles, but very difficult and very technical, restless, very fesh-fesh and stones. There was also a difficult trial bike, but I really liked the ground, I had fun , “explains satisfied. Indeed, in the first few miles, Laia Sanz has overcome a group of four riders have difficulty completing a crest, which will has advanced better in the rest of the stage. ” I have done very well to pass them because from there I could run without problems of dust, until I met those who were below. In areas I could overtake slower more pilots. It was a great day, but the important thing is that we have gone a step further trouble . “ With today’s result, the KH-7 pilot sees his target closest finish as first female motorcycle and in the top 30 of overall. In his two previous appearances ended in 39th place.