Aleksandr Maksimov has been named as the winner of stage 6 of the 2022 Dakar Rally in the quads class.

Friday’s stage around Riyadh was ended prematurely by the rally organizers after the ‚Äúdeterioration of tracks.” It was decided that the classification would be determined by the results at km 101. After several hours of waiting, it was confirmed that Maksimov had won the stage ahead of Alexandre Giroud and Sebastien Souday.

Giroud is the overall ranking leader after stage 6, while Pablo Copetti and Maksimov follow him in the top 3.

The top 5 of the 2022 Dakar Rally in the quads category:

Pos.RiderTeamTime/Gap
1Aleksandr MaksimovChyr Mari1:10:10
2Alexandre GiroudYamaha Racing – SMX – Drag’On+0:09
3Sebastien SoudayTeam All Tracks+0:39
4Marcelo MedeirosTeam Marcelo Medeiros+0:54
5Pablo CopettiDel Amo Motorsports / Yamaha Rally Team+1:08

The overall top 5 of the 2022 Dakar Rally in the quads category:

Pos.RiderTeamTime/Gap
1Alexandre GiroudYamaha Racing – SMX – Drag’On25:18:29
2Pablo CopettiDel Amo Motorsports / Yamaha Rally Team+4:52
3Aleksandr MaksimovChyr Mari+36:15
4Kamil WisniewskiOrlen Team+1:32:33
5Francisco MorenoDrag’On Rally Team+1:49:18

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