#Dakar2017: Deadly mudslide scraps Stage 9

2017-01-11 09:03

A massive mudslide in northwestern Argentina that killed two people and forced more than 1000 to evacuate has led Dakar Rally organizers to scrap Stage 9.

Dakar Rally: Hirovonen wins Stage 12, Peterhansel close to title

2016-01-16 06:37

Peugeot's Stephane Peterhansel closed in on another Dakar title, holding the overall race lead as Finn Mikko Hirvonen snatched victory in the 12th and penultimate stage.

Loeb leads Dakar Rally at halfway point

2016-01-10 07:30

Rookie Sebastian Loeb is the leader of the Dakar Rally as the gruelling race reached its halfway point.

Loeb builds Dakar lead

2016-01-07 21:06

Former rally champion Sebastien Loeb continued to make light work of his Dakar debut by claiming his third stage win.

2016 Dakar Rally: WRC ace Loeb wins Stage 3

2016-01-06 07:56

Sebastien Loeb's sensational Dakar Rally debut continued when he topped the podium for the second time in two days with victory during Stage 3 of the gruelling 2016 Dakar Rally.

'Rookie' Loeb speeds to maiden Dakar stage win

2016-01-05 06:30

Nine-time rally world champion Sebastien Loeb has the second stage of the Dakar Rally and now leads overall.

Horrific scenes at Dakar Rally prologue

2016-01-03 07:35

A speeding rally car smashed into spectators during the prologue of the Dakar Rally leaving 10 injured, 5 seriously.

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.


First test: Toyota SA Dakar team put new Hilux Evo through its paces

2016-09-14 14:50

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA are hard at work testing their new Hilux Evo, the vehicle flying the local flag at Dakar 2017.

Sainz wins Stage 7 as new tragedy strikes Dakar

2016-01-10 11:26

Carlos Sainz claimed victory on the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally with Peugeot team mate Sebastien Loeb reclaiming the overall lead on a rain-lashed day which saw the gruelling event suffer another tragedy.

Peterhansel wins Stage 6, leads Dakar Rally

2016-01-08 22:49

Stephane Peterhansel beat Peugeot team mates Carlos Sainz and Sebastien Loeb to take the lead following Stage 6 of the 2016 Dakar Rally in Bolivia.

Peterhansel dominates fourth Dakar stage

2016-01-06 19:57

Stephane Peterhansel kept afloat his bid for a 12th Dakar Rally crown, winning the fourth stage around Jujuy.

Loeb wins at the Dakar again

2016-01-05 21:03

Sebastien Loeb's sensational Dakar Rally debut continued when he topped the podium for the second time in two days.

WATCH: Dakar Rally 4x4 crashes into crowd

2016-01-04 08:24

A ten-year-old boy and his father were seriously injured when a speeding 4x4 crashed into spectators during the prologue for 2016 Dakar Rally.

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.

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