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Stephane Peterhansel wins Dakar for a record-extending 14th time

'It’s still the same emotion ... there are no easy victories on the Dakar'

Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves dies after crash in Dakar Rally

He was taking part in his 13th Dakar Rally since making his debut in 2006

The 40-year-old Hero Motorsports entrant, taking part in his 13th Dakar Rally since making his debut in 2006, fell after 276km of the special stage from the capital Riyadh to Wadi Al Dawasir. "The organisers received an alert at 10:08 and dispatched a medical helicopter that reached the biker at 10:16 and found him unconscious after going into cardiac arrest," organisers said in a statement https://www.dakar.com/en/news/2020/portuguese-rider-paulo-goncalves-passed-away-1/165577. Goncalves was

Fernando Alonso and Dakar veteran Marc Coma team up in South Africa

'Marc and I are getting along very well and we are working effectively as a unit'

Alonso has yet to confirm he will enter the 2020 Dakar, regarded as the world's toughest motorsport challenge which is moving to the deserts of Saudi Arabia for the first time, but it looks increasingly likely. Coma, a winner in the motorcycle category, stood down as Dakar sporting director in 2018 and is acting as Alonso's co-driver.

Alonso to leave Toyota WEC team after 24 Hours of Le Mans

Seems likely he's going to do Dakar

Seems likely he's going to do Dakar.

Alonso turns his focus to Triple Crown's final jewel, and beyond

Once past Indy, everything's on the table — except maybe NASCAR

Once past Indy, everything's on the table — except maybe NASCAR.

Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah extends Dakar lead in Peru

Sebastien Loeb suffered three punctures while not allowed external assistance

Sebastien Loeb suffered three punctures while not allowed external assistance.

Nasser Al-Attiyah regains Dakar lead in drama-filled third stage

Defending champ and overnight leader get stuck

Defending champ and overnight leader get stuck.

Sebastien Loeb wins Dakar Rally second stage, Giniel de Villiers leads

After washing out last year, 'Finally, we did a good stage with no big mistake'

Carlos Sainz clinches Dakar victory for Peugeot

Austrian Matthias Walkner won the motorcycle category on a KTM.

"We managed to do it," said Sainz. "They (Peugeot) have already won two times, but I think I deserved this victory because we have put lot of effort into this car.

This classic Nissan Patrol was restored for the 30th anniversary of its Paris-Dakar class win

The Nissan Patrol was the first diesel to finish in the top 10.

The truck was found decaying in a Spanish museum.

Peugeot's bonkers 3008 DKR is bonkers

It will do 124 miles per hour... anywhere.

The 3008 DKR will write the next chapter in Peugeot's prestigious off-road racing history, and it'll do so with an all-star lineup including drivers Carlos Sainz and Sebastien Loeb.

Robby Gordon withdraws from 2016 Dakar after stupid accident

American racer Robby Gordon was forced to withdraw from the 2016 Dakar Rally after an accident involving his support crew. Gordon had been on his way to the podium.

2016 Dakar concludes with winners old and new

The 2016 edition of the Dakar Rally has come and gone, and the overall victory went to KTM pilot Toby Price. Price is the first Australian to win at Dakar, and he did so in convincing fashion.

Spectator killed in seventh stage of Dakar Rally

A Mitsubishi Lancer piloted by French driver Lionel Baud hit and killed a spectator in the Dakar Rally on Saturday in the second such collision this year.

Dakar Rally delayed after crash leaves 11 spectators injured

Racing Set To Resume On Monday

A series of setbacks have delayed the start of this year's Dakar Rally, after a competitor drove into a crowd of spectators on Saturday and heavy rain poured down on Sunday.

Peugeot reveals dream team livery for Dakar rally

Team Peugeot Total reveals the livery of the DKR16 that will compete in the 2016 Dakar Rally, driven by a four-man team that includes Sebastien Loeb.

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