De Villiers misses podium

2015-01-09 13:44

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers missed out on a podium finish for the first time during the 2015 Dakar Rally.

Hino warms up for Dakar 2015

2014-06-11 20:24

Hino is aiming for its sixth consecutive win in the under 10-litre category from the 2015 Dakar Rally. Its preparations for the world's most gruelling off-road race are under way.

Sainz takes Dakar Day 4 and race lead

2014-01-09 05:15

Former winner Carlos Sainz claimed Stage 4 of the 2014 Dakar Rally and the overall lead on Wednesday with defending champion Stephane Peterhansel second.

Injured heroes head to Dakar

2013-12-05 10:13

Race2Recovery, the world's only disabled rally-raid team, has sent its support vehicles en route to South America for the 2014 Dakar.

Hero's welcome for Giniel

2013-01-23 10:52

The Toyota South Africa team returned home from South America to a hero’s welcome after driver Giniel de Villiers magnificent second place overall in the 2013 Dakar Rally.

SA duo continue Dakar fight

2013-01-15 21:03

South African riders Darryl Curtis and Riaan Niekerk continued their 2013 Dakar rally run as they pushed their KTM's through Stage 9 of the world's toughest endurance race.

SA's De Villiers holds third spot

2013-01-11 12:16

The longest special stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally so far and the first in Chile was expected to see a shake-up among the front-runners but Giniel held on to third.

Casteu trumps Dakar bike champ

2013-01-10 10:16

David Casteu raced his Yamaha motorcycle to victory, claiming Stage 5 of the 2013 Dakar and finishing ahead of defending champion Cyril Despres.

Last weekend the famous and heavy Rally Dakar through Peru, Chili and Argentina started.

Last weekend the famous and heavy Rally Dakar through Peru, Chili and Argentina started.

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Dakar 2013: Mini's dream team

2012-12-31 11:54

Mini may have terminated its involvement in the World Rally championship but the British/German automaker is determined to race to victory at the 2013 Dakar Rally. Check out Mini's "dream team".


SA Toyota team on Dakar desert warm-up

2014-10-02 12:36

Three months or so to the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America but already Toyota SA is revving engines - Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz off on a serious test in Morocco.

Peugeot's radical Dakar contender

2014-04-15 12:00

Peugeot unveiled its 2015 Dakar contender, based on 2008 and set to take on the mighty Minis. Check out gallery images of Peugeot 2008 DKR!

Race2Recovery Landys out of Dakar

2014-01-08 10:30

Race2Recovery, severely injured British soldiers who made history as the first disabled rally team to race the Dakar (2013), has had to retire its race cars from the 2014 event.

Ford confirms SA Dakar team

2013-07-30 08:29

Ford has confirmed it will enter two South African-built Rangers in the 2014 Dakar that will run from January 5-18 in South America. Find out more about its drivers!

Champion Despres takes charge

2013-01-16 08:09

Defending motorcycle champion Cyril Despres took the overall lead in the 2013 Dakar with second on Stage 10, 636km including a timed 357km from Cordoba to La Rioja, Argentina.

Giniel braces for Dakar week two

2013-01-15 05:21

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz are third overall as the 2013 Dakar heads into Week 2 of the 15-day race.

SA riders cling to top 20

2013-01-10 12:20

South African riders Darryl Curtis and Riaan van Niekerk are still in the top 20 as the Dakar 2013 enters Day 6 of its 500km, 15-day haul from Lima in Peru to Santiago in Chile.

Peterhansel loses Dakar lead

2013-01-08 07:34

Defending Dakar champion Stephane Peterhansel had second-stage victory overturned, putting Carlos Sainz back in the lead.

Ex-WRC champ takes Dakar opener

2013-01-06 07:00

Former World rally champion Carlos Sainz won the first stage of the Dakar Rally in Lima, Peru on Saturday.

Dakar 2013's competitive quads

2012-12-20 10:13

2013 could well be the year that the Patronelli brothers find their three-year dominance in the Dakar's quad category under threat.

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