Walkner new overall leader in Morocco


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Zagora – Sunday, 10/10/2021, 4:25 p.m.

On the second day of the Morocco Rally, Matthias Walkner grabbed the overall lead as well as winning the stage. The KTM motorcycle pilot from Salzburg prevails on the 334-kilometer special stage through the Erg Chebbi dunes ahead of Chilean Jose Ignacio Cornejo and takes first place.

His first pursuer, 19 seconds behind, is Chilean Pablo Quintanilla (Honda), Ricky Brabec (USA / Honda / + 1: 00 min.) Ranks third.

“That was a really good day today and a good improvement on yesterday,” Walkner reported in a broadcast. “I tried not to make any mistakes and got better and better at driving. The bike feels really good, and I also get along well with the navigation. Of course I’m really happy that I won today, but that means Also, I’m going to open tomorrow’s stage, and as we all know, you can get lost very quickly and lose a lot of time. Since the ‘navigation machine’ Cornejo came second today, it will start right behind me tomorrow, so I have a good one Driver who pulls me along. “


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