Stephane Peterhansel takes lead
PISCO, Peru -- Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel took the overall lead in the Dakar Rally on Sunday by winning a treacherous second stage around Pisco that was costly for some title favorites.
Peterhansel, the rally's most successful driver with 10 victories, took more than two-and-a-half hours to complete the 149-mile loop around the Peruvian city that was entirely on sand, resulting in a record 60th career stage win for the man they call "Mr. Dakar."
In jumping from sixth ...
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