Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah followed up his stunning victory at the Dakar Rally with a start-to-finish success in the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally, the opening round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies, on Tuesday.
LUSAIL (Qatar): Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah continued his relentless push towards a sixth victory in the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally with another fastest time on one of Monday’s two selective sections in the deserts of Qatar. That enabled the Toyota driver and his French co-driver Matthieu Baumel to take an overall lead of 12min 33sec into the final stage on Tuesday.
LUSAIL (Qatar): A third successive stage victory for Qatar’s Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and French co-driver Matthieu Baumel enabled the Toyota Hilux crew to extend their overall lead in the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally to 9min 52sec on Sunday.
LUSAIL (Qatar): Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel continued where they left off on Friday by setting the fastest time on the longer 323.58km second selective section of the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally on Saturday.
LUSAIL (Qatar): Local star Nasser Saleh Al-Attiyah and French navigator edged into a lead of 3min 05sec at the Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally after the short opening loop section of 109.76km through the central Qatar deserts on Friday.
LUSAIL (Qatar): The Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally roared into life with a fanfare ceremonial start outside Souq Al-Medina on The Pearl-Qatar on Thursday evening.