The action in the Dakar Rally was overshadowed by the death of Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves, who became the 25th fatality on Sunday. Goncalves met with a fatal accident after 276 kilometres of the seventh stage from Riyadh to Wadi ad-Dawasir.
Spanish veteran Carlos Sainz, the 2010 and 2018 champion, consolidated his overall lead of the Dakar Rally after winning Thursday’s fifth stage, his 34th stage victory in the race
Stephane Peterhansel won the sixth stage of the Dakar rally on Friday as his Mini team-mate Carlos Sainz retained the overall lead. Ricky Brabec won the motorbike section
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel edged defending champion Nasser Al Attiyah by just 15 seconds to win stage nine of the Dakar Rally on Tuesday.
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel, otherwise known as Mr Dakar for his 13 victories in the marathon rally, clocked his first stage win of the 2020 race during Wednesday’s
Spain’s two-time champion Carlos Sainz, driving a Mini, shot into the overall lead after winning on Tuesday’s third stage of the Dakar Rally, his 33rd stage victory in the race
Two-time former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso finished second behind Frenchman Mathieu Serradori at the eighth stage to register his best result in Dakar Rally
The most decorated driver in Word Rally Championship with a record nine world titles – all won in a row between 2004 and 2012 – French legend Sebastien Loeb still has some unfinished business in the sport. At least, in the Dakar Rally.
Defending champion Carlos Sainz won the first stage of the Dakar Rally on Sunday in Saudi Arabia with the kingdom hosting motorsport’s most punishing event for the second year since its move from South America.