Dakar Rally 2017 results after SS1

January 2, 2017 – The 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally kicked off today from Paraguay and it was Qatar’s Nasser Al Attiyah who took an early lead by setting the quickest time in his Toyota Hilux.

Al-Attiyah clocked 25 minutes 41 seconds to beat his closest pursuer Xevi Pons in the Ford Ranger by 24 seconds, while Nani Roma claimed the third quickest time in another Toyota Hilux.

The best-placed Peugeot was Carlos Sainz in fourth place, ahead of Giniel de Villiers and Sebastien Loeb respectively.

It is worth mentioning that Al-Attiyah ran into mechanical trouble after finishing the special stage and had to be towed by his Toyota team-mate de Villiers.

General car ranking after SS1:

Pos. Name Mark Time Variation Penalty
1 301 AL-ATTIYAH (QAT) TOYOTA 00:25:41
2 311 PONS (ESP) FORD 00:26:05 00:00:24
3 305 ROMA (ESP) TOYOTA 00:26:10 00:00:29
4 304 SAINZ (ESP) PEUGEOT 00:26:14 00:00:33
5 302 DE VILLIERS (ZAF) TOYOTA 00:26:22 00:00:41
6 309 LOEB (FRA) PEUGEOT 00:26:36 00:00:55
7 306 AL RAJHI (SAU) MINI 00:26:47 00:01:06
8 307 DESPRES (FRA) PEUGEOT 00:26:55 00:01:14
9 303 HIRVONEN (FIN) MINI 00:27:01 00:01:20
10 310 VAN LOON (NLD) TOYOTA 00:27:03 00:01:22
11 308 TERRANOVA (ARG) MINI 00:27:05 00:01:24
12 300 PETERHANSEL (FRA) PEUGEOT 00:27:15 00:01:34
13 318 DUMAS (FRA) PEUGEOT 00:27:25 00:01:44
14 316 PRZYGONSKI (POL) MINI 00:27:28 00:01:47
15 320 RAUTENBACH (ZWE) TOYOTA 00:27:40 00:01:59

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