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Posted On: 10 October 2020 05:54 pm
Updated On: 20 October 2020 03:57 pm

Nasser Al-Attiyah finishes first in Andalucia Rally in Spain

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Qatar's Champion Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah finished first in Toyota Hilux in the inaugural Andalucia Rally in southern Spain today.

Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel won the super special and the second and third stages in the rally, Andalusia Desert Rally, which was held over a period of 5 days and with the participation of 55 drivers in the car category of the most prominent world champions.

They, together led the general rally with a total time of 8.54.09 hours, 3.14 minutes ahead of Spain's Carlos Sainz, who came in second place with a total time of 8.57.23 hours.

"This is a great victory for Matthieu, myself and all the team and a very useful event before the Dakar," said Al Attiyah.

"It was the first time I came here to Andalucia. The scenery was magnificent. I thank David Castera and the organising team for bringing us all together. Its like a mini-Dakar!"

MORE: Know more about Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and his achievements here.

Source: QNA
Cover image source: Andalucia Rally, ODC/Charly Lopez