– Menzies/Mortensen forced into early retirement by an accident
– The dune programme is continued
The second stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally, around the Peruvian city of Pisco, also proved to be a true challenge. In the 267-kilometre special stage across the dunes, Orlando Terranova and Bernardo ‘Ronnie’ Graue (both ARG) finished fifth, with their MINI John Cooper Works Rally while Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and Andreas Schulz (GER) in a MINI John Cooper Works Buggy secured seventh place in today’s special stage.
The two MINI JCW Rally crews Joan Nani Roma / Alex Haro (both ESP) and Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski (POL) / Tom Colsoul (BEL) finished 14th and 16th.
“We made a good start into this tough second stage,