14 Jan 2009

Fog leads to cancellation of eleventh stage of Dakar Rally

5:33 pm on 14 January 2009

Organisers of the Dakar Rally have cancelled 11th stage in Chile because of forecast heavy fog.

The latest satge was disrupted by thick fog and organisers say they didn't want to suffer further delays.

The competitors will now move on to Fiambala the finish for the stage in Argentina.

Spain's two-time rally world champion Carlos Sainz further has leads the race by over seven and a half minutes.