Why did stage 1 of Dakar 2022 unleash chaos?

Several competitors dropped out of contention for overall victory in the first full stage near Ha’il, as navigation again proved to be a tricky affair in the deserts of Saudi Arabia. 
Just 70km from the finish line on a winding track, many leading drivers and riders got lost on a winding sandy track, leaving astonishing images as they searched for the right waypoint.
This also created a …Keep reading