Ladies Cup competitors: Annie Seel and Tamsin Jones, in the bivouac close to Santiago, Chile
Congratulations - stage win No 9 - Annie Seel!
Swedish Dakar Annie Seel is far ahead of the other ladies in the 2010 Dakar rally Ladies Cup, as of now, reaching the finish 38 minutes behind stage winner Verhoeven, the 11th stage.
Second, and the second day in a row, to the finish was Tamsin Jones, beating Christina Meier by 44m07s, once again showing her skills in a fast and technical riding enviorment. Last among the women on motorcycles was Silvia Giannetti, Italy.
The total numbers of motorcycles starting in the 2010 Dakar rally was 156.
This morning there were 93 still in the race.
Of those there were 4 women.
39 +00´38´09 (76) Annie Seel
81 +01´17´10 (131) Tamsin Jones
85 +02´01´17 (100) Christina Meier
86 +02´03´01 (93) Silvia Giannetti
As always! Keep cool - the Dakar is the Dakar!
Position Ladies Cup (starting number)
1 (76)Annie Seel (SWE)
2 (93) Silvia Giannetti (ITA)
3 (100) Christina Meier (DEU)
4 (131) Tamsin Jones (GBR)
49 +16´44´35 (76) Annie Seel
66 +26´20´20 (93) Silvia Giannetti
88 +49´59´15 (100) Christina Meier
89 +52´00´15 (131) Tamsin Jones