Nasser Al-Attiyah1970-12-21 (age 47)
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Carlos Sainz edged closer to his second Dakar Rally victory on the penultimate stage, but his Peugeot team is set to miss out on a one-two finish following a crash for Stephane Peterhansel.
Toyota's Nasser Al-Attiyah beat Peugeot rival Stephane Peterhansel to top the longest timed special of the 2018 Dakar Rally, as Carlos Sainz edged closer to overall victory.
Peugeot's Stephane Peterhansel topped the 10th stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally marathon, overhauling Nasser Al-Attiyah for second place behind Carlos Sainz in the general classification.
Toyota drivers Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giniel de Villiers have both blamed a regulation prohibiting them for using an on-board tyre inflation/deflation system for their tough fourth day on the Dakar.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah picked up his second stage win of the 2018 Dakar Rally, as Mikko Hirvonen joined his fellow X-raid Mini buggy drivers in dropping out of contention.
Two-time Dakar Rally champion Nasser Al-Attiyah has topped the opening stage of the 2018 event, as Sebastien Loeb struggled with an early brake problem.
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Toyota's Dakar frontrunner Giniel de Villiers says the Japanese marque's woes on Wednesday, when its lead cars all suffered major issues, has served as a reminder of the rally's “cruel” nature.
Reigning Dakar Rally champion Stephane Peterhansel took his first stage win in the 2017 edition on Wednesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah hit trouble.
WRC legend Sebastien Loeb delivered Peugeot's first stage win of the 2017 Dakar Rally, passing Toyota's Nasser Al-Attiyah in the overall classification as a result.
Nasser Al-Attiyah concedes he was lucky his Toyota Hilux caught fire during Dakar 2017's shortest timed stage, which preserved the Qatari's victory chances.
Two-time Dakar champion Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace on the opening stage of the 2017 edition of the rally-raid, before developing a mechanical problem in the road section.
Toyota duo Giniel de Villiers and Nasser Al-Attiyah are optimistic the Japanese marque can give Peugeot a tougher fight for victory in the 2017 Dakar Rally.
Nasser Al-Attiyah completed a Rally Morocco hat-trick after winning the event for the third time in a row, beating nearest rival Carlos Sainz by more than 10 minutes in the newly-introduced Toyota Hilux Overdrive.
Qatari rally driver Nasser Al-Attiyah has revealed he is in talks for a seat at Volkswagen's WRC outfit for the last six rounds of the 2016 season.