Benavides leaves Honda for KTM
Audi explains FE exit decision
Audi powertrain details revealed
Loeb opens up over Elena split
Loeb splits with co-driver Elena

Newly-crowned Dakar Rally champion Kevin Benavides has left Honda to join KTM Factory Racing with immediate effect.

Audi says a greater freedom to develop new technologies in the Dakar Rally was one of the key reasons why it quit Formula E to field an electric car in the rally-raid.

Audi Sport has offered insights into the powertrain it will employ in its electric Dakar Rally challenger that will make its debut next year.

Nine-time World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb says "a loss of mutual trust" between him and long-time co-driver Daniel Elena was behind their decision to split after 23 years together.

Sebastien Loeb and long-term co-driver Daniel Elena have parted company after 23 years together.

Price awarded Medal of the Order of Australia

Toby Price has been included on the 2021 Australia Day Honours List.

The making of South America's first Dakar bikes champion

Kevin Benavides made Dakar Rally history on Friday by becoming the first South American rider to win the event on two wheels. This is the story of the Argentinian rider and his rise to the top.

Al-Attiyah not interested in Dakar return if rules don’t change

Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah says he is "not interested" in returning to the Dakar Rally if the rules aren't changed to make the fight fair between buggies and 4x4s.

Peterhansel: Al-Attiyah lost Dakar 2021 due to "ego" Dakar
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Peterhansel: Al-Attiyah lost Dakar 2021 due to "ego"

Stephane Peterhansel has responded to the comments made by Nasser Al-Attiyah and believes the Toyota driver lost the 2021 Dakar Rally because he was too egoistic to win the Prologue. 

KTM's Sunderland faced "impossible" task on last stage Dakar
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KTM's Sunderland faced "impossible" task on last stage

KTM rider Sam Sunderland admits he faced an "impossible" task trying to overhaul Honda's Kevin Benavides on the final stage of the 2021 Dakar Rally while opening the road.

Peterhansel secures record 14th Dakar Rally title Dakar
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Peterhansel secures record 14th Dakar Rally title

Stephane Peterhansel has secured a record-extending 14th Dakar Rally title after winning the 2021 edition of the event in Saudi Arabia, beating Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz to the crown.

Dakar rider Cherpin dies from crash injuries

Dakar Rally organisers have confirmed that amateur rider Pierre Cherpin has passed away following his crash last Sunday. 

Benavides clinches Dakar Rally title for Honda Dakar
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Benavides clinches Dakar Rally title for Honda

Kevin Benavides clinched his first Dakar Rally title on Friday's 12th and final stage of the event, giving Honda back-to-back wins in the motorcycle class.

Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Peterhansel closes in on overall win Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Peterhansel closes in on overall win

Nasser Al-Attiyah secured a fifth stage win of the 2021 Dakar Rally on Thursday, but was unable to make a major dent in Stephane Peterhansel's lead ahead of Friday's showdown.

Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Sunderland slashes Benavides' lead Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 11: Sunderland slashes Benavides' lead

KTM rider Sam Sunderland took a major chunk of time out of Dakar Rally leader Kevin Benavides on the penultimate stage, with four minutes splitting the pair heading into the final day.

Barreda runs out of fuel on penultimate Dakar stage Dakar
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Barreda runs out of fuel on penultimate Dakar stage

Honda rider Joan Barreda is out of the Dakar Rally after running out of fuel on Thursday's penultimate stage.

Dakar shortens penultimate stage due to bad weather

Stage 11 of the Dakar, the penultimate stage of the 2021 edition, has been shortened by 47 kilometres due to bad weather in the area.

Frustrated Al-Attiyah feels Dakar rules “too much in favour of buggies”
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Frustrated Al-Attiyah feels Dakar rules “too much in favour of buggies”

Nasser Al-Attiyah believes buggy competitors at the Dakar Rally have an inherent advantage over his Toyota Gazoo Racing squad ahead of the showdown in his victory battle with Stephane Peterhansel.

Dakar reveals ‘green bivouac’ plans for 2024

Dakar Rally organisers have presented plans for a cleaner future for the event focused on installing a ‘green bivouac’ and introducing an alternative energy category.

Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Al Rajhi wins, Al-Attiyah beats Peterhansel Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Al Rajhi wins, Al-Attiyah beats Peterhansel

Overdrive Toyota driver Yazeed Al Rajhi took top honours in Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally on Wednesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah narrowly beat Stephane Peterhansel to second.

Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Benavides takes lead as Cornejo retires Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 10: Benavides takes lead as Cornejo retires

Kevin Benavides moved into the lead of the Dakar Rally after overnight leader Jose Cornejo retired from the race following a crash on Wednesday's Stage 10.

Price broke collarbone in Dakar crash Dakar
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Price broke collarbone in Dakar crash

KTM rider Toby Price suffered a broken collarbone and extensive bruising in the crash that ended his Dakar Rally hopes on Tuesday.

Dakar 2021, Stage 9: Peterhansel wins as rivals hit trouble Dakar
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Dakar 2021, Stage 9: Peterhansel wins as rivals hit trouble

Stephane Peterhansel extended his lead in the 2021 Dakar Rally with a dominant victory in Stage 9, as Nasser Al-Attiyah and Carlos Sainz both hit trouble.

Why Sebastien Loeb has joined forces with an old enemy for Dakar

Sebastien Loeb remains as committed as ever after 19 years at the top level. Since returning part-time with Citroen to the World Rally Championship in 2018 and continuing in a third Hyundai for the past two seasons, the nine-time champion has managed to add a victory and a further two podiums to his tally.

Why Loeb cannot be allowed to give up on Dakar Prime

Why Loeb cannot be allowed to give up on Dakar

Sebastien Loeb has been the fastest man on the Dakar Rally since he first appeared on the legendary event, but he's still not won it after four dramatic attempts. That story cannot end here.