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.
Toyota hold the advantage as Mini give chase with 2018 victor Carlos Sainz Jr. in second place.
Rally legend Nasser Al-Attiyah could be on the verge of securing a deal which would see him join the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Championship in 2019 with a Škoda Fabia Supercar
Simos Galatariotis took the win on his home event in round four of the 2018 FIA European Rally Championship last weekend.
Four stage wins were not enough for Nasser Al-Attiyah to claim overall victory in the Dakar Rally, but the Qatari racer is already aiming to return in 2019 for another shot at becoming a three-time winner.
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Brinke won stage 11 of the 2018 Dakar as Carlos Sainz increased his lead when the controversial 10 minute penalty was rescinded.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 took a second stage win of the 2018 Dakar Rally, while the Adrien van Beveren/Kevin Benavides battle at the top of the bikes class closed up to just twenty-two seconds.
Carlos Sainz Sr. is the new leader of the 2018 Dakar Rally after Stephane Peterhansel lost a huge chunk of time fixing a broken suspension mid-stage.
Carlos Sainz Sr. took his first stage win of the 2018 Dakar Rally to close the gap on Stephane Peterhansel, while Kevin Benavides is the new leader in the bikes class.
The Qatari racer may have dominated Monday’s third stage but he rued losing around three minutes thanks to two punctures on his Toyota.
For the second time in three days, both Nasser Al-Attiyah and Sam Sunderland took stage victories in the Dakar Rally.
The Qatari racer will be first away in Sunday’s second stage of the Dakar Rally after being victorious in the opening stage.