Long and fast stage but the conditions have been difficult, a lot of heat and a lot of dust in the 275 km of special.
After the first 120 km, Sebastien Loeb has already led the stage followed, very closely, by Nasser Al-Attiyah, Giniel De Villiers and Carlos Sainz. Hirvonen, Despres and Peterhansel lost more than 5 minutes to the French of Peugeot.
After the CP3, Loeb remained leader with the Qatar driver of Toyota to 1 minute and 30 seconds followed by Giniel De Villiers who observed the duel at a distance.
On the other hand, Xavier Pons (Ford) that made a magnificent result yesterday, lower positions in the classification when he went off the road and stay plugged, must wait for their assistance.
Finally Sebastien Loeb took his Peugeot to the finish line in first position, followed by Al-Attiyah to 1 minute 23 seconds, third Sainz to 2 minutes 18 seconds, fourth Giniel De Villiers to 2 minutes 19 seconds and completing the Top 5 , Nani Roma to 3 minutes 22 seconds.