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The 2019 Dakar closed with an emotional picture for the heavyweight stars of the Truck division: a hug between the victorious Russian Eduard Nikolav (Kamaz) and the defeated Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).
KTM rider Sam Sunderland inherited third place in the 2019 Dakar Rally's bikes classification after his one-hour penalty he received earlier in the event got revoked.
A three-hour penalty incurred by its highest-placed rider Kevin Benavides has put paid to Honda's chances of winning the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally.
Motorsport.com can reveal that over the last two months Toyota has been planning for the eventuality that Fernando Alonso will decide to contest the Dakar Rally in future.
Sebastien Loeb's long-time co-driver Daniel Elena says he is so incensed by the inaccurate roadbook on this year's Dakar Rally he would be prepared to quit the event.
Defending Dakar Rally champion Carlos Sainz has branded the roadbook of the 2019 edition “a disaster” after his costly accident on the third stage.
Dakar Rally star Nasser Al-Attiyah has confirmed that he has spoken with Fernando Alonso about the possibility of the Spaniard testing his Toyota Hilux in Qatar in February.
The new president of the FIM, the global motorcycling governing body, wants the Dakar Rally to become part of the Cross-Country Rallies World Championship from 2020.
Carlos Sainz Sr says the X-raid Mini team's lack of Dakar Rally experience with its current buggy leaves him with reliability concerns ahead of the 2019 event.
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Carlos Sainz Sr will enter the 2019 Dakar Rally to defend his title after signing with the X-raid Mini squad alongside Stephane Peterhansel and Cyril Despres, Motorsport.com has learned.
The presentation of the route of the 2019 Dakar Rally scheduled for last Monday was postponed by organiser ASO after the last-minute withdrawal of Chile from the event.
Honda's Joan Barreda still leads the Merzouga Rally, but Thursday's stage was overshadowed by a bizarre finish, where an unclear roadbook caused chaos and a collision between Barreda and Pablo Quintanilla.
Honda's Joan Barreda has extended his lead in Merzouga Rally by winning Wednesday's third stage in Morocco, despite a brief fall from his bike.
Honda’s Kevin Benavides won the second stage of the Merzouga Rally, just as he did in the Prologue on Sunday.
Honda rider Joan Barreda won the opening stage of the Merzouga Rally in Morocco, despite still suffering pain from a wrist injury.