After the start, participants learned about the reduction of the route from 314 to 190 kilometers.
In fact, the race director Etienne Lavigne decided the day before that did not prevent arrange leapfrog with the results in the class of trucks that started after the cars set-off in the «mud bath».
As the press attache of the team «KAMAZ-master» Eric Khayrullin, «at the bivouac one clearly could not say at what point on the route will be cut-off results.» The best result of the day at the Czech pilot Martin Coloma (Tatra Buggyra Racing).
The competition cars again ahead of Sebastien Loeb, ahead by 1 minute and 23 his fellow team Peugeot Carlos Sainz. He finished third Nasser Al-Attiyah in the MINI. The Russian crew of Vladimir Vasiliev / Konstantin Zhiltsov 11 positions. Recall, in the second phase of the crew was on the 3rd place, but later was fined (in the company of 74 riders) for speeding in the Road Section and dropped to 6 line.
In the quad class at the third stage leading South African Brian Baragvanat our Sergey Karjakin finished tenth. We first came motorcyclists Spaniard Joan Barreda Bort.
On the morning of January 6 teams left the bivouac in Jujuy and went to the Bolivian border town of Tarija.
In the end, there was a new phase of the final table, though not very comforting.
This is the essence of the next stage of the marathon, which should finish on January 7 Bolivian Uyuni, unless of course, does not happen anew force majeure.
Photo: Press-service of the team «KAMAZ-master», dakar.com.