Cars: Jerie wins in Paraguay


Peter Jerie/Laurent Lichleuchter (Toyota Hilux) got hold of the Overall in the cars category in Desafío Guaraní – Dakar Series 2015. The winner was followed by Beto Recalde/Juan Sánchez Bachen (Toyota Hilux), while César Marsal/Adolfo González (Toyota Hilux) was third and also got the ticket for Dakar 2016 which is the prize Dakar Challenge gives the winner.

 Peter Jerie/Laurent Lichleuchter (Toyota Hilux) were not the favorites, but as their rivals started to suffer the consequences of the mud in Paraguay, the Czech crew from South Racing Team started to get a leading role until they finally got a victory, their first one in a Dakar Series.

Although he did not win any stage in the race, the Czech driver showed an astonishing consistency all along the week and won almost from start to finish after conquering the first place in the Overall at the end of the second stage.

Jerie overcame several problems; even so, he showed his authority with a total time of 23:10.43, being  3:23.33 faster than Recalde and 5:23.53 faster than Marsal.

The fourth place was for Fernando Álvarez/Luciano Gennoni (Toyota Hilux) who completed a good job by getting a second consecutive stage win.

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