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Loeb retires from 2021 Dakar Rally after most standard teach

Loeb retires from 2021 Dakar Rally after most standard teach

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Competing in the 375km Sakaka-Neom loop that formed the second portion of the marathon stage, Loeb suffered two punctures in the first 80km when he had fully spare tyre and three working brake calipers on his Prodrive-constructed BRX1 contender. After being stranded for over 5 hours right thru the stage, Loeb alongside with his co-driver Daniel Elena made the decision to reach encourage to the bivouac by road, marking an discontinuance to his 2021 Dakar campaign. The Bahrain Raid Xtreme team’s reliable truck - the #532 MAN machine pushed by Jordi Esteve, Rafa Tibau and Arnald Bastida - had broken down at the 316km designate in Sunday’s Stage 7 - and used to be thus unavailable to relief Loeb. Loeb has been hit by a series of problems in his fifth Dakar strive and used to be sitting 43rd...