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Watch: Rivals stop to help injured rider Sunderland Dakar
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Watch: Rivals stop to help injured rider Sunderland

The biggest news from the Dakar Rally today was former bike class winner Sam Sunderland’s painful fall, which has forced him out of the event with back and shoulder injuries. In our highlights video above, it shows many of Sunderland’s rivals stop to help before the medical helicopter arrives, which then airlifts him to hospital.

Sunderland penalty gifts Cornejo maiden stage win

Sam Sunderland lost his Stage 4 victory of the Dakar Rally as a result of a five-minute penalty he received for exceeding speed limits.

Dakar 2020, Stage 4: Sunderland beats Cornejo to win Dakar
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Dakar 2020, Stage 4: Sunderland beats Cornejo to win

KTM's Sam Sunderland took his first stage win of the 2020 Dakar Rally by 11 seconds as Honda's Ricky Brabec maintained a slender lead overall.

Dakar 2020, Stage 2: Sunderland leads as Branch wins Dakar
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Dakar 2020, Stage 2: Sunderland leads as Branch wins

KTM rider Sam Sunderland moved into the overall lead of the Dakar Rally on Monday's Al Wajh-Neom test, after finishing runner-up to first-time stage winner Ross Branch.

Monger among latest additions to Extreme E driver programme

Billy Monger and several current Formula E drivers have joined the Extreme E driver programme for competitors expressing an interest in racing in the championship.

Sunderland gets Dakar podium after penalty withdrawal

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.

Three-hour Benavides penalty ends Honda's Dakar hopes

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.

Dakar 2019, Stage 7: Sunderland fastest, Brabec leads again

Sam Sunderland bounced back from a difficult Sunday to top Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally and take second overall behind Ricky Brabec, who retook the bikes class lead.

Ten things to watch for in the 2019 Dakar Rally

This year's Dakar Rally may be shorter than in previous years, but it's likely to be no less challenging - and the competition will be as fierce as always. Valentin Khorounzhiy and Jamie Klein are your guides to the event.

KTM chief says Sunderland felt “numb” after heavy landing

KTM team manager Alex Doringer has revealed the circumstances of the incident that put Dakar Rally bikes frontrunner Sam Sunderland out of the 2018 event.

Dakar 2018, Stage 4: Sunderland out, van Beveren leads

Yamaha's Adrian van Beveren has taken the lead of the 2018 Dakar Rally in the bikes category after winning a stage that claimed defending champion Sam Sunderland.

Dakar 2018, Stage 3: Sunderland retakes lead, Barreda suffers

Sam Sunderland has retaken the lead of the 2018 Dakar Rally in the bikes category after winning the third stage, as overnight leader Joan Barreda lost considerable time.

Dakar 2018, Stage 1: Sunderland opens title defence with win

Reigning champion Sam Sunderland topped the opening stage of the 2018 Dakar Rally in the bikes category, establishing an early lead of 32 seconds.

Ten things to watch for in the 2018 Dakar Rally

The 40th edition of the most gruelling rally event of all, the Dakar, begins on Saturday in the Peruvian capital of Lima. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the two-week marathon event.

Top 10 Dakar Rally competitors of 2017

After another memorable Dakar Rally, our correspondent Valentin Khorounzhiy picks his top 10 performers from the 2017 running of the gruelling South American event.

Sunderland “cried like a wimp” after clinching Dakar title

Dakar Rally bikes champion Sam Sunderland has admitted he “cried like a wimp” after claiming his maiden triumph in the South American event.

Dakar 2017, Stage 12: Sunderland seals maiden bikes title

KTM rider Sam Sunderland has won the bikes category of the 2017 Dakar Rally, becoming the first Briton to take overall honours in any class of the legendary event.

Dakar 2017, Stage 11: Goncalves fastest, Sunderland closes on win

Paulo Goncalves took his first stage win of the 2017 Dakar Rally on the event's penultimate test, as Sam Sunderland maintained his advantage at the head of the standings.

Dakar 2017, Stage 10: Metge fastest as leaders come unstuck

Honda's Michael Metge took his first Dakar Rally stage win on Thursday, as the overall classification's leading riders all dropped significant amounts of time.

Dakar 2017, Stage 8: Barreda quickest, Sunderland edges clear

Joan Barreda was the pacesetter on the eighth stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally, as overall leader Sam Sunderland added to his advantage over his nearest rivals.

Sunderland insists Dakar navigation has been fair

Dakar Rally bikes leader Sam Sunderland says he believes that navigation during the event has been fair up to now, despite the difficulties encountered by a number of leading runners.

Walkner unhappy with guesswork in Dakar 2017 navigation

KTM factory rider Matthias Walkner has dubbed the navigation of the 2017 Dakar Rally “strange”, saying it had gone beyond a fair challenge.

Dakar 2017, Stage 5: Sunderland takes lead as rivals get lost

Sam Sunderland has taken the lead of the Dakar Rally bikes contest after several of his rivals got lost during Friday's fifth stage of the South American event.

Dakar champion Price gets KTM contract extension

Reigning Dakar Rally bikes champion Toby Price will remain part of the KTM team until the end of 2019, the Austrian firm has announced ahead of the 2017 running of the South American event.