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.
Mistakes cost Mini dearly during the Dakar Rally, according to Team Principal Sven Quandt, but he was full of praise for fifth place finisher Jakub Przygonski.
Nani Roma’s Dakar Rally is over after a roll during Monday’s third stage, while Mikko Hirvonen also saw his chances all-but-end after getting stuck in a sand dune and losing two hours to the stage winner.
Stephane Peterhansel withstood last minute pressure from Team-mate Sébastien Loeb to win the 2017 Dakar Rally. Sam Sunderland became the first ever British competitor to win the Dakar by taking victory in the Bikes category.
Stephane Peterhansel retakes the lead of the 2017 Dakar Rally from team-mate Sébastien Loeb after having his times re-adjusted after stopping to help a fallen competitor. Sam Sunderland’s comfortable lead in the bikes becomes even more comfortable after the withdrawal of his closest challenger.
Sébastien Loeb set the fastest time of stage 8 and overtook team-mate Stephane Peterhansel to reclaim the overall lead of the Dakar Rally, whiles Sam Sunderland increases his lead in the Bikes.
Dakar legend Stephane Peterhansel continues to lead the 2017 Dakar Rally after fending off team-mate Sebastien Loeb.
Despite being within six minutes of the outright lead of the Dakar Rally, Nani Roma believes it is impossible for him and Toyota to match the pace of Peugeot at altitude.
Sebastien Loeb took his second stage win of the 2017 Dakar Rally, while his Peugeot team-mate Stephane Peterhansel now holds the overall lead.
Stephane Peterhansel was fastest in stage three of the Dakar Rally in a Peugeot 1-2-3 but it was a nightmare day for Toyota, who saw all three factory drivers hit trouble.
Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace on the opening stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally but found himself being towed after the stage after a fire.
Nine-time WRC champion wins first full stage of 2016 Dakar Rally as Carlos Sainz hits trouble.
Report on the final stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally, including the final standings of the event
Report of the thirteenth stage in 2013 Dakar Rally
TCF’s report on the twelfth stage of racing in the 2013 Dakar Rally