The WRC has a promising increase in TV audiences across the world following the opening rallies of 2020.
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Jari-Matti Latvala is set to break Carlos Sainz’s record for the total number of starts by a driver in the WRC next weekend.
2018 Dakar Rally winner Carlos Sainz Sr. had his chances of victory dashed after losing over 3 hours with suspension problems.
Rally legend Loeb moves in to contention with strong pace on second day of Dakar as Mini lose one of their cars due to a crash.
Stéphane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres will race the 2019 Dakar Rally with the X-raid MINI JCW Team.
Carlos Sainz Jr. doesn’t feel like he’s started pushing the car, but there are promising signs from the RS18 already.
Peugeot Sport ended their tenure in the Dakar Rally with a third consecutive victory, with Carlos Sainz Sr. receiving Bruno Famin’s full praise for the job he has done with the French manufacturer.
The 2018 Dakar Rally concluded on Saturday with Carlos Sainz Sr. and Peugeot Sport co-driver Lucas Cruz securing victory by more than forty-three minutes.
Giniel de Villiers took the final stage win on Saturday, but Carlos Sainz Sr. is celebrating after clinching overall victory.
Nasser Al-Attiyah won the penultimate stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally which saw Stephane Peterhansel drop back to fourth and Federico Villagra retire from second place in the Trucks category.
Nasser Al-Attiyah took his third stage win of the 2018 Rally Dakar with victory on stage 12 to cement his third place. In the Trucks Eduard Nikolaev retakes the lead from Federico Villagra, but only by one second with two days left to run.
Toyota’s Bernhard Ten Brinke won stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar as Carlos Sainz increased his lead when the controversial 10 minute penalty was rescinded. In Bikes Barrera pulls out due to injury and Nikolaev loses his Trucks lead.
Stephane Peterhansel won his second consecutive stage of the Dakar Rally to move into second place overall, whilst Matthias Walkner is the new leader in the bikes class after a chaotic day for most of the front runners.
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Kees Koolen could bring criminal charges against Carlos Sainz Sr. and Peugeot Sport after the end of the Dakar Rally due to the lack of a serious penalty handed out to the Spaniard for allegedly colliding with the Dutchman.