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Supersoft preference on display for Baku race

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The majority of the field has gone heavy on Pirelli’s softest compound to be brought to the Azerbaijan Grand Prix at Baku, the supersoft tire, for the next round of the Formula 1 season.

All teams have selected between eight and 10 sets of supersofts among the 13 sets for the street circuit. Pirelli has brought the supersoft, soft and medium tires to Baku.

The full breakdown is below.

Video highlights from Stage 13 of the Dakar Rally

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Friday’s Stage 13 of the 40th Dakar Rally went from San Juan to Cordoba to set up the concluding stage of the event.

The video highlights of Stage 13 will air on NBCSN on Saturday at 6:30 pm ET, but here are some of the highlights from Friday:

CARS

Nassar Al-Attiyah strengthened his hold on second with a stage win as defending winner Stephane Peterhansel crashed in the penultimate stage.

BIKES

Toby Price won his second stage of the 2018 Dakar, his ninth overall, while Matthias Walkner retained the lead ahead of the final stage.

TRUCKS

Eduard Nikolaev continued to make a case for his second consecutive Dakar win after an epic battle to capture Stage 13.

QUADS

Jeremias Gonzalez took Stage 13 of the quads, tightening his grip on third overall in the 2018 Dakar Rally.