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Fernando Alonso's adaptation to cross-country rallying so far has been "better than expected", according to his Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa team boss Glyn Hall, but he admits Alonso's fearless driving style exposes him to extra risks.
Toby Price will consult with Dr Steve Andrews this week after experiencing numbness in his injured wrist during his two-wheel comeback in Chile.
German SUV manufacturer Borgward has drafted in two-time Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma for the 2020 edition of the race.
Fernando Alonso completed another two-day test with the Toyota Hilux on roads used in last weekend's Baja Poland, as his preparations for the 2020 Dakar Rally continue.
Reigning Dakar Rally bikes winner Toby Price is hoping to have 80 to 90 percent movement back in his injured wrist before the 2020 event kicks off next January.
Fernando Alonso has hinted at contesting an off-road event to achieve "something that has no precedent" and insisted he is not just having "fun" in his post-Formula 1 challenges.
Toby Price has ditched the bike class in favour of a truck for the this year's Finke Desert Race in Central Australia, in a bid to be fully fit for his 2020 Dakar bike title defence.
Fernando Alonso says the Dakar Rally-winning Toyota Hilux he's sampling in South Africa this week "takes more abuse" than the machines he's normally used to racing.
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso will get his first taste of Dakar machinery on Wednesday and Thursday when he tests the Toyota Hilux in South Africa.