The finish so close and up to date on the withdrawals of the race, as the 249 contestants remaining are about to make the last stage of the 2012 Dakar rally. Withdrawals of yesterday´s stage added up to a total of four. Two in the motorcycle category of which one of them was Argentinean Luis Belaustegui on the 150cc. Two of them in the car category. Soon enough we will find out if there were yet other withdrawals on the last stretch. Withdrawals in total 43.8 per cent.