The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Sean Parker recounts his experience at the 2020 Dakar Rally, hosted for the first time in Saudi Arabia.
Veteran Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for the third time, finishing with a comfortable winning margin in Saudi Arabia.
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.
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.
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".
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.
'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.
Stephane Peterhansel won the sixth stage of the Dakar rally on Friday as his Mini team-mate Carlos Sainz retained the overall lead.
They may be few in number but the women who have come to Saudi Arabia to race their vehicles across the sands in this year's Dakar Rally are making their voices heard.
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.
Dutch motorcyclist Edwin Straver remains in critical condition in a Riyadh hospital after crashing his KTM 450 at the Dakar rally last Thursday.
Spanish driver Carlos Sainz won the Dakar Rally for the third time, finishing with a comfortable winning margin in the first running of the event.
Stephane Peterhansel snatched a dramatic 11th stage of the Dakar Rally when he pipped Nasser Al-Attiyah to the line by just 10 seconds.
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel edged defending champion Nasser Al-Attiyah by just 15 seconds to win stage nine of the Dakar Rally.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stephane Peterhansel, otherwise known as Mr Dakar for his 13 victories in the marathon rally, clocked his first stage win of the 2020 race on Wednesday.
Following a gruelling route, reigning champion Toby Price has won the opening stage of the 2020 Dakar Rally.
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