Stephane Peterhansel has won the Dakar Rally for the 14th time, 30 years after his initial success in the most gruelling event in motorsport.
The 2021 Dakar Rally has been rocked by tragedy with confirmation a French rider has died from the injuries he sustained after a fall.
The second part of the Marathon section of Dakar 2021 saw Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel win their fourth stage of the race.
Mike Horn is competing in the Dakar Rally in a diesel car, trying to navigate the Saudi Arabian desert with the aim of “conserving the planet”.
Peterhansel, the record holder for Dakar triumphs, has reached the rest day as leader of the general standings, with a lead over Nasser Al-Attiyah that he deems too small to feel comfortable.
South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers has won Thursday’s gruelling fifth stage of the Dakar Rally ahead of compatriot Brian Baragwanath.
Drawing on Porsche’s especially legendary rally machines, like the 911 SC/RS, 953, and 959, the Singer All-terrain Competition Study (ACS) forges a new path.
The 2021 Dakar Rally gets under way with Saturday’s prologue ahead of 12 stages, with a rest day on January 9.
The Dakar Rally heads back to the deserts of Saudi Arabia for the second time, where the race will be run from January 3-15, 2021.
South Africa’s ‘Desert Rose’ Taye Perry overcame the odds, including a crash on the penultimate day, to complete the Dakar Rally on her first attempt.
Despite Nasser Al-Attiyah’s best efforts on the final stage, Carlos Sainz has been crowned the 42nd Dakar Rally champion.
Stéphane Peterhansel increased his tally of Dakar stage wins to four for 2020 but it is Carlos Sainz who holds the aces.
Carlos Sainz earned himself some breathing room at the Dakar while Fernando Alonso went nose over tail.
Tuesday’s run in the desert marked the longest day with a liaison run of 476km and a the timed special of 410km.
Mathieu Serradori crushed Fernando Alonso’s dream of a Dakar stage win, beating the double F1 World Champion on Monday’s Stage 8.
Veteran rider Paulo Goncalves crashed on Stage 7 of the Dakar, passing away after suffering a heart attack.
Stephane Peterhansel secured his second stage win of the Dakar on Friday but a P2 on the day for Carlos Sainz means the Spaniard still extended his overall lead.
Dakar legends Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres both claimed stage wins from Al-‘Ula to Ha’il while Sam Sunderland’s rally ended with a huge crash.
Stephane Peterhansel became the fourth different driver to win a stage of the 2020 Dakar Rally while Nasser Al-Attiyah slashed Carlos Sainz’s overall lead.
Carlos Sainz is the new leader of the 2020 Dakar Rally having won Stage 3 to move 4m55 ahead of defending champ, Nasser Al-Attiyah.
Giniel de Villiers is on the board at the 2020 Dakar Rally, taking the win on Stage 2 to improve to sixth while Orlando Terranova has the overall lead.
Vaidotas Zala took advantage of a late mechanical for defending Dakar champ Nasser Al-Attiyah to win the opening stage in Saudi Arabia.
Giniel de Villiers is after the top prize at the 2020 Dakar while Kirsten Landman and Calheine Perry are in a race to become the first South African woman to finish the rally on a bike.
Toyota may be the favourites for the 2020 Dakar victory, but double winner Carlos Sainz says Mini could pull off a surprise with their 2×4 Buggy.
Laying out the difference between Dakar and Formula 1, Fernando Alonso concedes he doesn’t feel “ready” to win rally’s toughest test.