Toughest Dakar Rally yet: Incredible end to world’s most gruelling race

2018-01-21 19:31

'It was almost a fairy tale ending, no one could have possibly scripted the finale of the 2018 Dakar Rally that well,' writes John Floyd as the world's toughest race comes to an end.

2018 Dakar Rally: Giniel de Villiers 3rd overall as all 7 SA racers finish

2018-01-20 19:53

South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers took the final car stage of the Dakar Rally to fend off Stephane Peterhansel in their battle for third overall.

Sainz wins 2018 Dakar Rally, SA's De Villiers finishes 3rd

2018-01-20 18:57

Peugeot's Carlos Sainz clinched overall victory in the 2018 Dakar Rally with Toyota's Nasser Al-Attiyah in 2nd and SA's Giniel de Villiers finishing in third place.

Dakar Rally: Al-Attiyah wins Stage 12, Sainz stays in the lead

2018-01-18 22:01

Toyota's Nasser Al-Attiyah has won Stage 12 while Carlos Sainz was content to drive cautiously and retain a good lead on the marathon third-to-last stage of the Dakar Rally.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel closes gap to leader Sainz

2018-01-17 00:58

Reigning champion Stephane Peterhansel moved up to second overall by winning the 10th special stage at the Dakar Rally.

Dakar Rally: Stage 9 cancelled due to poor weather

2018-01-14 23:47

Dakar Rally organisers have decided to cancel the ninth stage from Tupiza to Salta in Argentina, due to poor weather.

Dakar Rally: Meo wins bikes Stage 8

2018-01-14 20:42

Antoine Meo won the eighth special stage of the Dakar Rally between Uyuni and Tupiza in Bolivia but his compatriot Adrien van Beveren retained the motorcycle overall lead.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel's hopes grind to halt, Sainz grabs lead

2018-01-13 22:54

Stephane Peterhansel's hopes of a 14th Dakar title suffered a potential fatal blow when his race-leading Peugeot was hit by a suspension failure.

Loeb's Dakar dream flounders in the dunes

2018-01-10 19:27

Sebastian Loeb was forced to pull out of the Dakar Rally after injury to his co-driver in a disastrous fifth stage,

Loeb wins Dakar fourth stage, Sunderland out injured

2018-01-09 22:28

Frenchman Sebastien Loeb claimed his first win of the 2018 Dakar Rally in Tuesday's fourth stage as Peugeot swept the podium in San Juan de Marcona.


World's toughest race: Two podium spots for Toyota SA at the Dakar Rally

2018-01-21 11:50

'We brought the Toyota Hilux home on the podium, just behind our team mates Al-Attiyah and Baumel. What a fantastic feeling!' said Giniel De Villiers at the finale of the 2018 Dakar Rally.

Rider Walkner wins Dakar Rally motorcycling race

2018-01-20 19:10

Matthias Walkner has won his first title at the Dakar Rally in the motorcycle category.

Dakar Rally: Walkner maintains bike lead as Price wins Stage 13

2018-01-20 00:09

Matthias Walkner will take a 20-minute lead into the final day of the Dakar Rally, after finishing fourth behind winner Toby Price on Friday's penultimate bikes stage.

Dakar Rally: Toyota's Ten Brinke wins Stage 11, Sainz closes in on second title

2018-01-17 20:54

Toyota's Bernhard Ten Brinke has won Stage 11 though Peugeot's Carlos Sainz has his second Dakar rally title in his sights.

Dakar Rally: Sainz penalised for 'potentially dangerous behaviour'

2018-01-16 07:58

Dakar leader Carlos Sainz was penalised 10 minutes on Monday for 'potentially dangerous behaviour' during the fourth stage last week, cutting his advantage to under an hour.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel rebounds to win Stage 8, Sainz keeps lead

2018-01-14 22:54

Stephane Peterhansel won the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally in Bolivia, a day after suspension failure dealt the veteran a crushing blow to his title hopes.

Meo wins Dakar motorcycling eighth stage

2018-01-14 20:39

Frenchman Antoine Meo won the eighth special stage of the Dakar Rally between Uyuni and Tupiza in Bolivia.

Dakar Rally: Barreda grabs Stage 7 win, Van Beveren takes bikes lead

2018-01-13 21:12

Honda's Joan Barreda claimed his third stage win at the 2018 Dakar Rally as Adrien van Beveren, on a Yamaha, reclaimed the overall motorcycle lead.

Villas-Boas out of Dakar Rally

2018-01-10 10:16

Portuguese football coach André Villas-Boas has been forced out of the Dakar Rally after hurting his back.

Bikes champion Sunderland out of Dakar Rally

2018-01-09 20:46

Reigning Dakar Rally motorcycle champion Sam Sunderland has dropped out of this year's race, allowing Adrien Van Beveren to take the overall lead.

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