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Robb Pritchard: Reflections on 2011 DakarHeadline

Robb Pritchard: Reflections on 2011 Dakar

There is one race that stands alongside the likes of the Le Mans and Daytona 24 Hours, the Baja 1000 and Indy 500 as a stand alone event so highly regarded that it doesn't need to be part of any championship... one where legends win, heroes finish...

Volkswagen triumphant, Al-Attiyah/Gottschalk winHeadline

Volkswagen triumphant, Al-Attiyah/Gottschalk win

Yesterday was the last real stage of the 2011 Dakar, all the huge, hardcore tests that the event is legendary for are over for another year and the thin field of survivors had to drive with a different mentality today. Just a short 180km test stood...

Sun 16 Jan 2011
Al-Attiyah now an hour ahead as Sainz faltersHeadline

Al-Attiyah now an hour ahead as Sainz falters

"It's all over now, baby blue" - Bob Dylan It was only a small error that caught out former leader Carlos Sainz yesterday, his Touareg bellied out on just a 2 meter high crest of sand and suddenly his hopes of victory, which had been 'almost...

Mammoth stage has high drama as de Villiers winsHeadline

Mammoth stage has high drama as de Villiers wins

If anyone was under-whelmed by the tactical antics of the leaders yesterday then the high drama played out on the dunes on Stage 10 today should be enough to compensate... The crews broke camp in the pre-dawn darkness for nearly 700km of...

Sat 15 Jan 2011
Sainz fastest, but Al-Attiyah closes in on winHeadline

Sainz fastest, but Al-Attiyah closes in on win

The battle raged for 11 days with Nasser Al-Attiyah doggedly hanging on to his vastly more experienced team mate, two time WRC champion Carlos Sainz -- something just had to give -- and in the form of Sainz's front suspension, it did... ironically...

Wed 12 Jan 2011
Sainz wins, but Al-Attiyah still in controlHeadline

Sainz wins, but Al-Attiyah still in control

235km is relatively short on the Dakar scale, but after yesterday's long stage changed the leaderboard of three of the four classes, the loop around the vast dunes of the Atacama is still a real test for the whole field. The organizers shortened...

Tue 11 Jan 2011
Al-Attiyah takes over Car lead from SainzHeadline

Al-Attiyah takes over Car lead from Sainz

All change at the top, except Coma's Bike lead 500km of off-roading is utterly incomprehensible for those of us reading this from the comfort of our living room couches or office swivel chairs, yet the leading drivers tackled the changing...

Sun 09 Jan 2011
Six stages in the book, now a day to restHeadline

Six stages in the book, now a day to rest

The first week of the Dakar Rally was a triumph for Volkswagen: they have led the rally from day one, and won five of six stages. After taking the first four places during yesterday's stage, the German car manufacturer is firmly in command of the...

Thu 06 Jan 2011
Al-Attiyah wins stage to give VW 1-2 leadHeadline

Al-Attiyah wins stage to give VW 1-2 lead

Leg three of the 2011 Dakar rally featured a special stage from San Miguel de Tucuman to San Salvador de Jujuy, for the cars there was a 231 km road section, and a special stage of 500 km, for the bikes and quads a 231 km road section, and a 521 km...