Nasser Al-Attiyah1970-12-21 (age 48)
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Nasser Al-Attiyah believes his Dakar Rally success this year will prompt Toyota to increase its backing of the Gazoo Racing South Africa team in future editions of the race.
Dakar Rally leader Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace in the penultimate stage of the 2019 marathon, edging ever closer to a milestone first victory for Toyota.
Sebastien Loeb scored his fourth stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally on Tuesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah stretched his lead in the overall standings to 46 minutes.
Sebastien Loeb picked up his third stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally as the event resumed on Sunday, while Nasser Al-Attiyah extended his advantage at the head of the field.
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.
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.
Carlos Sainz says early Dakar leader Nasser Al-Attiyah has emerged as a 'clear favourite' from the first 84 competitive kilometres of this year's event.
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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.