Benavides the Hero on Epic Day in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Benavides the Hero on Epic Day in Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Argentinian rider takes bikes lead after stopping to help crash victim Docherty; Peterhansel holds on in cars Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge served up another dramatic episode today as heroic Argentinean rider Kevin Benavides built hopes of a first bikes win, and Stephane Peterhansel held course for a record seventh cars victory. The 318-km ADNOC Distribution Special Stage 2 saw Nasser Al Attiyah on four wheels and Ross Branch on two record the fastest times, 24 hours after both had crashed out of overall contention. It…