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.

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.

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.

Peterhansel takes stage but Sainz retains Dakar lead

2020-01-10 18:37

Stephane Peterhansel won the sixth stage of the Dakar rally on Friday as his Mini team-mate Carlos Sainz retained the overall lead.

Dakar's women drivers helping their Saudi sisters

2020-01-09 10:48

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.

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.

 

Dutch Dakar biker Edwin Straver still in critical condition

2020-01-18 19:15

Dutch motorcyclist Edwin Straver remains in critical condition in a Riyadh hospital after crashing his KTM 450 at the Dakar rally last Thursday.

Veteran Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for 3rd time

2020-01-17 15:26

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.

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.

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.

'Mr Dakar' wins stage 4 as Sainz keeps the lead in Saudi

2020-01-09 08:33

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.

#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.

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