Stephane Peterhansel retains title
SANTIAGO, Chile -- France's Stephane Peterhansel and Cyril Despres defended their car and motorbike titles in the Dakar Rally on Saturday.
Peterhansel, leading the race since the second stage on Jan. 6, became the most successful driver in the world's toughest rally with his fifth victory in cars to go along with a record six on a motorbike.
He dedicated his win to Jean-Claude Olivier, the team manager during his motorbike victories who died in a traffic accident in France last weekend.
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