Dakar Rally to bypass Peru - report

2015-08-25 07:47

The annual Dakar Rally will be rerouted as Peru withdrew as host due to forecasts for a strong El Nino weather pattern which has caused floods and landslides in the past.

Dakar Rally to return to Peru

2015-04-16 11:35

The Dakar Rally will return to Peru after a two-year absence next January, organisers have confirmed.

Al-Attiyah wins Dakar Rally

2015-01-17 15:50

Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah clinched his second Dakar Rally car title to give British marque Mini their fourth consecutive success.

Mystery death clouds Dakar Rally

2015-01-07 14:43

Dakar Rally organisers are hunting for clues to the cause of the death of motorbike rider Michal Hernik.

Peterhansel wins 6th stage

2014-01-11 09:51

Defending champion Stephane Peterhansel drove to victory on the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally on Friday.

Giniel storms back on Dakar Day 2

2014-01-07 04:49

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers took his SA-built Toyota Hilux back into serious Dakar contention on Monday, storming back from 27th on Sunday to finish third on Day 2. VIDEO

Giniel eyes podium finish

2013-01-18 10:35

Giniel de Villiers looks set to finish on the podium after retaining second place overall in the Dakar Rally in Argentina.

Peterhansel on song in Dakar

2013-01-12 07:44

Stephane Peterhansel has increased his overall lead in the cars competition of the Dakar Rally, with SA's Giniel de Villiers third.

Stander's memory drives Giniel

2013-01-05 12:00

South African Dakar Rally star, Giniel de Villiers, will drive this year's race in memory of compatriot Burry Stander.

Troops rally for Dakar challenge

2012-11-20 15:19

The Race2Recovery team is gearing up to be the first disabled team to complete the gruelling Dakar Rally.


New top job for 5-times Dakar winner Coma

2015-07-20 11:25

Five-times Dakar Rally motorcycle winner Marc Coma has retired from endurance racing - but his next seat could be even hotter...

Chile pulls out of 2016 Dakar Rally

2015-04-09 07:43

Chile has pulled out of the 2016 Dakar Rally due to flash-flood damage in its northern, desert region but hopes to rejoin the event in 2017.

De Villiers not taking risks

2015-01-17 13:23

A cautious approach saw South African driver Giniel de Villiers finish the penultimate stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally in 12th place.

Peugeot return to Dakar Rally

2014-03-26 14:10

French carmaker Peugeot are to compete in the Dakar Rally next year for the first time in 25 years, race organisers have announced.

Giniel storms back on Dakar Day 2

2014-01-07 11:04

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers took his SA-built Toyota Hilux back into serious Dakar contention on Monday, storming back from 27th on Sunday to finish third on Day 2. VIDEO

Giniel second in Dakar rally

2013-01-19 23:36

South African driver Giniel de Villiers has finished second in the Dakar Rally drivers title behind Stephane Peterhansel.

Van Biljon shines in Dakar

2013-01-13 15:46

South Africa's Sarel van Biljon has overcome torrid conditions to win the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally in his category.

French Dakar Rally rider dies

2013-01-11 18:31

A French motorbike rider competing in the Dakar Rally has died after crashing into a Chilean police car, organisers reported.

Dakar preparations on the go

2012-11-27 18:06

That the Dakar is a race of contrasts can be seen on the dockside at Le Havre where the competitors congregate to load the vehicles on the freighter that will take them to Lima.

Dakar riders return satisfied

2012-01-17 19:58

South Africa's Dakar Rally drivers have returned home in good spirits and optimistic of going back for better results next year.

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