20 de junio de 2019
ÚLTIMAS NOTICIAS:
English - News

Brabec ousts Quintanilla from lead in Dakar moto competition

Moquegua, Peru, Jan 10 (efe-epa).- The Dakar Rally reached the southernmost point along its route through Peru's coastal desert on Thursday, with Ricky Brabec emerging as the new leader in motorcycles after supplanting Pablo Quintanilla and with Nani Roma lying in wait to see who wins the duel between Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah and France's Stephane Peterhansel in the car race.

US rider Brabec (Honda), who was not on any of the lists of prospects to win at Dakar, once again proved that he has the proper rhythm to triumph and dominated Thursday's leg between Arequipa and Tacna, Peru, to move to the top of the general classification, 2m29s ahead of Quintanilla.

The Chilean had a bad day on which he lost more than 20 minutes to the American.

Also losing steam was Argentina's Kevin Benavides (Honda), who began the day in second position in the general ranking but ended it in sixth place.

The surprise of the day, however, was Spanish rookie Lorenzo Santolino, who worked his way in among the top 10 for the stage.

In the car race, Al-Attiyah (Toyota), who is leading the general classification, decided to opt for a cautious approach and spent the day driving just behind Peterhansel (Mini), who opened the route through the soft and trackless sand.

However, on Friday, the tables will turn and in all likelihood Peterhansel will shave the time difference in a battle among a large group of drivers, including Spain's Roma (Mini), who rocketed up into third position in the general ranking.

The Catalan is 20 minutes behind Al-Attiyah and is cautiously maintaining a relatively large distance from him, albeit remaining close enough to chase him down if the opportunity presents itself.

In the UTV category, Spain's Gerard Farres, to whom it fell to blaze the trail for the other teams on Thursday, lost the leadership spot in the race to Russia's Sergei Kariakin, while in quads Argentina's Nicolas Cavigliasso once again provided a desert driving tutorial.

Comentarios

Histórico de noticias
New York reviews history of urban art in unprecedented exhibit

By Nora Quintanilla

Chilean scientists sound alarm as glaciers retreat

Santiago, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- Scientists in Chile warned Wednesday that the retreat of glaciers in the southern region of Patagonia as a result of climate...

Former Trump adviser dodges lawmakers' questions on obstruction

Washington, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- Hope Hicks, President Donald Trump's former communications director, on Wednesday avoided answering questions put to her by...

Red Cross gives Venezuelan hospitals mosquito nets to battle malaria

Caracas, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- The Red Cross will distribute mosquito nets to hospitals in Venezuela to counter the spread of malaria, a disaster management...

Fed keeps US interest rates unchanged

Washington, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- The United States Federal Reserve on Wednesday left its benchmark interest rate unchanged despite President Donald Trump's...

Opponents say Nicaraguan gov't reneged on pledge to free prisoners

Managua, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- Members of the Nicaraguan opposition protested Wednesday outside a prison in Managua to demand that President Daniel Ortega's...

Messi hopes to end drought with Argentine national team at Copa America

By Sebastian Meresman

Panama's San Blas archipelago being swallowed by the sea

Maria M. Mur

Brazilian players warn that Peru's Guerrero can be a scoring machine

Salvador, Brazil, Jun 19 (efe-epa).- Brazilian national soccer team players Marquinhos and Alisson praised Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero on Wednesday,...

High-scoring Uruguay takes on Japan in Copa America

By Fernando Gimeno

Kate del Castillo gives voice to Ciudad Juarez victims in New York theater

By Nora Quintanilla

Aubrey Plaza about murderous Chucky: Horror is a release we need

By David Villafranca

Pence thanks Latin America for generosity in supporting Venezuela's freedom

Miami, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday renewed the "firm" commitment of the Donald Trump administration to Venezuela's "legitimate"...

Bolivia inaugurates its 1st capsule hotel

La Paz, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- Comfort and a futuristic style come together in Bolivia's first capsule hotel, which starting this Tuesday will offer lodging to...

Trump's trade rep sees progress on quick USMCA pact approval

Washington, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday emphasized his office's "constructive" talks with Democratic lawmakers...

Brazil's Dani Alves returns to the stadium where it all started

By Carlos Meneses Sanchez

Trump: Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee

Washington, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan decided to withdraw from the process to...

OAS rejects claims of election fraud in Guatemala

Guatemala City, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- The head of the electoral mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) for Guatemala rejected Tuesday the...

HRW: Dominican women being denied sexual, reproductive rights

Santo Domingo, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- Teenage girls in the Dominican Republic are being denied their sexual and reproductive rights, including access to safe...

Mexico's president tops 1 mn YouTube subscribers

Mexico City, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday celebrated topping 1 million subscribers on his YouTube channel,...

Santos administration left no money for peace projects, Colombian VP says

By Jaime Ortega and Daniel Suarez

Trump says he'll meet with Xi at G20

Washington, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would have "an extended meeting" with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the...

Colombia vs Qatar: clash between Portugal's Queiroz, Spain's Sanchez

Sao Paulo, Jun 18 (efe-epa).- Colombia and Qatar national teams are set to square off against each other with the aim of moving a step closer to qualifying...

Argentina and Paraguay to square off in Copa America battle of the reeling

By Sebastian Meresman