In the overall W2RC standings, the Dakar winner Sam Sunderland increases his lead (63 points) over Quintanilla (46 points). Matthias Walkner, 5th in the ADDC, is still 3rd (35 points). But Ricky Brabec, second in the ADDC, traded his 7th place in the W2RC standings for 4th (34 points). The reigning World Champion from Austria save his podium with only one point.Honda remains at the top of the Manufacturers' standings with another strong double shot. The Dakar scenario was replayed on the ADDC with Sunderland winning individually and Honda remaining the strongest team.
Sam Sunderland won the last stage of the ADDC ahead of Ricky Brabec (+34''), Matthias Walkner (+1'11'') and Pablo Quintanilla (+3'33''). The GasGas Factory Racing official rider offers himself his 3rd victory in the ADDC. He is ahead of the two Monster Energy Honda riders Ricky Brabec (+3'08'') and Pablo Quintanilla (+3'56'').Price and Walkner, Red Bull KTM Factory Racing riders, are 4th and 5th eight minutes behind the leader. Hero Motosports rider 'J-Rod' is 6th.
Brabec pushing At PK163, with less than 50 kilometres to go, Sam Sunderland still had the best time in the special test with only 26' advantage on Ricky Brabec who was coming up on the score. The American was now 2nd in the virtual general classification, only 6 seconds ahead of his team-mate Quintanilla. Brabec was the only one to make up time on Sunderland in the last partial sector. All red eyes are on Brabec now.
At PK121, Sunderland keeps the lead on stage 5 and on the ADDC. Brabec has the second fastest time (+41''), Quintanilla the third fastest time at nearly two minutes. In the provisional virtual classification of the 2nd round of the W2RC, the GasGas official Brit rider leads the race with a 2'16' lead over Quintanilla and 3'15' over Brabec, both from Monster Energy Honda.