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11-Step "Dakar-2009" canceled because of heavy fog in the mountains.
Get to the bivouac in Fyambale are all together, started at 8 o'clock in the morning.
11-stage "Dakar" canceled due to the fact that the majority of the crew encountered difficulties in passing the tenth spetsuchastka rally-marathon, and they are still not finished, but also because of the heavy fog on all the upcoming route. All equipment will be of Kopyapo (Chile) Fyambalu (Argentina), bypassing spetsuchastok. Participants in Dakar passes through the Andes and return to Argentina. Prior to the finish "Dakar-2009" is all three phases.
against the truck the 10-th stage wins Vladimir Chagin to KamAZ, driving run Kopyapo-Kopyapo 5 hours 14 minutes 40 seconds.
A Dutch Gerard de Roy, traveling by car Ginaf, he won one minute and 43 seconds, while Firdausa Kabirova, his partner on the team - 3 minutes and 43 seconds. Now Kabirova and Chagin overall race shared by only 14 seconds. GГ©rard de Roy and Firdausu Kabirovu offset the time they spent on aid had an accident pilot Tatras Tomas Tomecheku. Among the cars retained the leadership of a Spaniard Carlos Sayns, who won the sixth stage of succession. In the discharge of motorcyclists stage winner Spaniard Jordi Viladoms has become, and to communicate with the first Spaniard Marc Coma retained. Start a 10-second segment was given for 2 hours and 40 minutes later than planned. In the Andes foothills and the fog descended in such circumstances could not stand up in the air, helicopters. Organizers of "Dakar-2009" also had significantly reduced the tenth stage of the route, the emissions of the most difficult part lies in the Atacama desert. As a result, athletes traveled 476 miles instead of 670 credits. But even the reduction in distance is not saved a large number of racers from the night in the desert. By nightfall of the desert have been able to get 18 teams in trucks and 29 crew on the off.
Tenth stage of the Dakar has become black for many riders. From a distance off the truck 3, 5 and 9 off-road motorcycles. Seriously injured motogonschik Spanish CristГіbal Guerrero, who fell from the motorcycle. In a coma, he was taken to hospital by helicopter.