May 24, 2013
Patronelli leads the way through the desert
Argentine quad rider Marcos Patronelli ratified his position after winning the fourth stage of the Rally Dakar 2013, which covers 288 kilometres from the Peruvian towns of Nazca and Arequipa.
Patronelli, who covered the stage in 4:25:46 hours, was closely followed by UAE Sebastian Husseini, who turned second after 9:48 minutes. Polish Lucasz Laskawiek and Rafal Sonik ended 15:45 and 26:41 minutes, while Argentine Tomás Maffei turned out in the fifth place 28:45 minutes after.
Patronelli has summed up 11:21:26 hours in the overall ranking, 14:06 minutes over Husseini, and leaving Sonik in the third place with 1:00:17 hours.