WATCH | Experiencing Saudi Arabia's first-ever Dakar Rally

2020-01-21 16:24

Sean Parker recounts his experience at the 2020 Dakar Rally, hosted for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

WATCH | Alonso finishes 13th in maiden Dakar Rally

2020-01-17 15:22

Fernando Alonso completed his first Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, finishing 13th overall in the highly-competitive T1 class in a South African-built Toyota Gazoo Racing Hilux.

Dakar Rally | Sainz stretches lead after navigating stage 10 through Empty Quarter

2020-01-15 13:13

Spanish veteran Carlos Sainz stretched his lead atop the overall Dakar Rally standings by winning the 10th stage through the dunes of Saudi Arabia's Empty Quarter.

'Unfortunately it was Paulo's day': Dakar champion Price on Goncalves tragedy

2020-01-14 09:22

Defending Dakar Rally bike champion Toby Price spoke movingly about Paulo Goncalves, the Portuguese rider killed in a crash, and how riders risked their lives "every time we climb onto a motorcycle".

'Death is part of the Dakar' - Marc Coma pays tribute to Paulo Gonçalves

2020-01-13 11:00

Dakar icon Marc Coma paid tribute to former rival Paulo Gonçalves after the Portguese Hero motorcyle competitor died after crashing on the seventh stage of the rally in Saudi Arabia.

#Dakar2020 | From the Arctic to Saudi: SA man takes on world extremes in less than two months!

2020-01-13 07:30

'They say it gives you wings, but Red Bull athletes Cyril Despres and Mike Horn gave it horns at the 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia,' writes Ferdi de Vos.

Dakar Rally | Sainz bosses stage five to increase overall lead

2020-01-09 14:08

Spanish veteran Carlos Sainz, the 2010 and 2018 champion, consolidated his overall lead of the Dakar Rally after winning tfifth stage, his 34th stage victory in the race being held this year in Saudi Arabia.

SA's De Villiers wins Stage 2 of Dakar Rally as Alonso loses a wheel

2020-01-06 23:37

South African driver Giniel De Villiers won the second stage of the Dakar Rally on Monday while former Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso dropped two and a half hours after losing a wheel.

WATCH | Here's everything you should know about the 2020 Dakar Rally

2020-01-04 06:36

Arguably the world’s toughest rally raid starts on Sunday, January 5, and for the first time, it takes place in Saudi Arabia after ten events in South America.

Dakar Rally to help Saudi tourism push: sports chief

2019-12-17 08:01

Saudi Arabia's sports chief said Monday the controversial 2020 Dakar Rally, to be hosted by the country for the first time, will help showcase the austere kingdom's tourism potential.


ICYMI | Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for third time

2020-01-18 07:00

Veteran Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for the third time, finishing with a comfortable winning margin in Saudi Arabia.

Dakar Rally | Peterhansel sneaks dramatic win on stage 11

2020-01-16 16:19

Stephane Peterhansel snatched a dramatic 11th stage of the Dakar Rally when he pipped Nasser Al-Attiyah to the line by just 10 seconds.

Dakar Rally | Mini's Peterhansel edges Al-Attiyah in Dakar stage 9

2020-01-15 09:28

Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel edged defending champion Nasser Al-Attiyah by just 15 seconds to win stage nine of the Dakar Rally.

Dakar Rally | Toyota's Alonso finishes second on stage eight

2020-01-13 14:16

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso recorded his best result of the Dakar Rally on Monday, finishing second behind Frenchman Mathieu Serradori on stage eight.

Dakar Rally mourns Goncalves after Portuguese rider dies after crash

2020-01-13 08:24

Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves has died after a crash in the Dakar Rally on Sunday, the 40-year-old becoming the gruelling motorsport marathon's 25th fatality.

Dakar Rally | Sainz wins seventh stage, extends lead

2020-01-12 13:43

Carlos Sainz tightened his grip on the Dakar Rally with his third stage win of this year's edition marked by the death of bike rider Paulo Goncalves.

Dakar2020 | De Villiers on Stage 2 win: 'We needed to get back into the game'

2020-01-07 06:22

South African Giniel de Villiers praised co-driver Alex Haro's navigational skills after the duo won the second stage of the Dakar, moving into the top ten of the general classification.

#Dakar2020 | KTM's Toby Price clinches opening stage victory

2020-01-06 10:26

Following a gruelling route, reigning champion Toby Price has won the opening stage of the 2020 Dakar Rally.

'When in doubt, get out' - SA's Dakar hero Giniel de Villiers shares some off-road driving tips for the holidays

2019-12-19 04:30

From thick, bottomless clay to sticky 'cotton soil' and soup-like surfaces, Giniel de Villiers offers some essential off-road driving tips to keep in mind this holiday.

Indy 500 is 'priority' for Alonso to complete Triple Crown

2019-12-09 08:55

Fernando Alonso has singled out as a "priority" next year's Indianapolis 500 as he tries to become only the second man in history to complete motor racing's Triple Crown.

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