Gordon closes gap on Stéphane Peterhansel on the Dakar

Gordon wins ninth stage ahead of French rivalDespres moves back into the lead in the bikes

Robby Gordon and his co-pilot Johnny Campbell won yesterday's ninth stage of the Dakar Rally in their Hummer and closed the gap to the leader Stéphane Peterhansel to 5:58min.

Gordon, who drives in the Nascar series in the US  had some "scary moments" on the 345-mile stage to Iquique, Chile,

On the bikes, Cyril Despres moved back into the lead in the bikes with a stage victoryin 5:04:33, 3:54min ahead of the defending champion Marc Coma.