MBtv: Five key moments so far from the first Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia

The 2020 Dakar Rally convoy have enjoyed a deserved rest day on Saturday as they patch up their bodies and vehicles ahead of the second half of the race on Sunday. Sunday’s first stage saw 342 vehicles enjoy a pre-sunrise start in pursuit of glory racing 752km from Jeddah to Al Wajh, Red Bull KTM Factory Team rider still managing to secure the stage victory, despite a two-minute penalty that was handed out. After a second stage free of big drama on Monday, Tuesday saw reigning side-by-side champion Chaleco Lopez suffer with two flat tyres. Wednesday’s stage four was a big boost for one rookie as American Mitch Guthrie.

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