Peterhansel has 27 minute lead, one day left
DAKAR, Senegal -- French driver Stephane Peterhansel closed in on victory at the Dakar Rally on Saturday with a fifth-place finish in the next-to-last stage.
South Africa's Giniel de Villiers won the 15th stage, covering 140 miles through savanna from Tambacounda to Dakar in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 15 seconds. France's Bruno Saby was 57 seconds back and Portugal's Carlos Sousa was a minute behind.
Overall, Peterhansel is 27:13 ahead of countryman Luc Alphand,
with De Villiers ...
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