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Sebastien Loeb says there is “nothing to be ashamed of” in losing the 2022 Dakar Rally, having done everything in his power to topple Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah.
Audi will “kill” the competition in the Dakar Rally next year if the FIA doesn’t do something to balance its performance against petrol-powered cars, according to Prodrive chairman David Richards.
Sam Sunderland says his second Dakar Rally victory feels sweeter than the first, as the GasGas rider ended a five-year wait to add to his 2017 crown.
Sebastien Loeb has admitted that he ‘cannot do more’ to beat Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah to a maiden Dakar Rally win as the event enters its final two days.
The Dakar Rally’s FIA stewards have imposed a five-minute penalty on event leader Nasser Al-Attiyah over 24 hours after a seat belt infringement occurred during Monday’s Stage 8.
The FIA has decided not to penalise Sebastien Loeb for losing a spare wheel during Monday's Stage 8 of the Dakar Rally.
Nasser Al-Attiyah says he is “really lucky” to finish the Stage 8 and retain the lead of the Dakar Rally after suffering a mechanical scare with a broken rear differential.
Mattias Ekstrom claimed Audi’s second stage victory of the 2022 Dakar Rally on Monday, while a troubled day for Nasser Al-Attiyah allowed Sebastien Loeb to close the gap further in the overall standings.
Green Corp Konnection has showcased its new hydrogen prototype with which it hopes to contest the Dakar Rally in 2024.
Toyota driver Giniel de Villiers says it was “upsetting” to receive online abuse and death threats after he was involved in two bike incidents in the opening days of the 2022 Dakar Rally.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah says the new regulations for the 2022 Dakar Rally have “made my life easier”, believing he now has a fair chance at a fourth career win.
The president of FIA’s cross-country commission Jutta Kleinschmidt has refuted Carlos Sainz’s suggestion that Audi’s electric car has been “penalised” in the 2022 Dakar Rally.
Dakar Rally director David Castera insists the organisation has no intention to cancel the 44th edition of the event despite comments from France's Foreign Minister.
France's Foreign Minister says the country is considering cancelling the 2022 Dakar Rally following a car explosion in the run-up to this year's event.
Giniel de Villiers has received a five-hour penalty in the Dakar Rally overall standings, leaving him out of the battle for victory after a second incident with a motorcyclist.
The French anti-terrorist prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into the explosion that seriously injured a driver before the start of the Dakar Rally in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The World Rally Championship could return to Argentina next year after new FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem said talks to bring the championship back to South America are underway.
Audi has decided not to appeal against the roadbook for the opening stage of Dakar Rally after Carlos Sainz lost more than two hours searching for the correct route.
Dakar Rally leader Nasser Al-Attiyah has been hit with a €5,000 fine and a suspended disqualification for failing to connect the data logger to his Toyota.
Newly-elected FIA president Mohammed Ben Sulayem feels confident Lewis Hamilton will not walk away from Formula 1 after his controversial title defeat in Abu Dhabi last month.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah cruised to victory in the opening stage of the 2022 Dakar Rally, as Audi endured a disastrous day in Saudi Arabia with its electric RS Q e-tron challenger.
The second and third stages of the 2022 Dakar Rally will no longer run to 'marathon' rules after heavy rain in Saudi Arabia.
Reigning Dakar Rally champion Stephane Peterhansel has effectively dropped out of contention for victory in 2022 after suffering heavy damage to his Audi in Sunday's opening stage.
The organiser of the Dakar Rally has issued a warning statement on the opening day of the marathon following a road car explosion in Jeddah.
Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah topped Saturday’s Prologue for the 2022 Dakar Rally in the cars category, while GasGas rider Daniel Sanders set the pace in only his second appearance in the bikes class.
Toyota’s star driver Nasser Al-Attiyah says 2022 is the “right time” to add a fourth Dakar Rally victory to his CV after coming close to the top prize in the previous two Saudi Arabia events.
MotoGP race winner Danilo Petrucci has received the medical approval to contest the 2022 Dakar Rally after an initial COVID-19 PCR test return a positive result.
Rebellion has been forced to retire its #251 entry from the Dakar Rally after Alexandre Pesci's DXX RD Limited prototype suddenly caught fire during shakedown on Wednesday.
One-time Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma says competitors are having to “rebalance” their driving styles to adapt to faster but less agile T1+ cars for 2022.
Toyota driver Nasser Al-Attiyah dominated from start to finish to claim victory in the 2021 Morocco Rally, as Pablo Quintanilla took top honours in the bikes category.
Fernando Alonso has been summoned to see the stewards at Formula 1's Turkish Grand Prix for allegedly not slowing for double-waved yellows in qualifying.
Laia Sanz has decided to bring an end to her Dakar Rally career in the motorcycle category, and is set to contest the event on four wheels for the first time next January.
Carlos Sainz says he has to target victory in the 2022 Dakar Rally after joining forces with Audi, but is aware of the "gigantic challenge" the German manufacturer faces with a complex electric powertrain.
The new Audi RS Q e-tron has completed two weeks of testing in Morocco ahead of its debut in the Dakar Rally next year.
Toyota Gazoo Racing has showcased the first images of its revamped GR DKR Hilux T1+ that will compete against new cars from Audi and Prodrive in the Dakar Rally next year.
The Prodrive-run Bahrain Raid Xtreme Team shook down its new and wider BRX Hunter T1 contender for the first time this month in the UK.
Corvette's pair of C8.Rs will be a threat in this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours despite a subdued showing in last Sunday's test day, believes Ferrari driver Miguel Molina.
Audi's ‘electric’ prototype for the 2022 Dakar Rally is one of the most complex cars ever to compete in the world’s most prestigious rally raid. We delve deep into its tech secrets.
Audi Sport has officially revealed the RS Q e-tron challenger in its full guise ahead of the marque's debut in the Dakar Rally next year.
The FIA and ASO have announced a new Cross-Country World Championship for 2022, which will have the Dakar Rally as its main event.
Audi has announced an all-star line-up comprising Stephane Peterhansel, Carlos Sainz and Mattias Ekstrom for its entry into the Dakar Rally in 2022 with an electric car.
A number of changes have been made to the Dakar Rally's T1 regulations following complaints from Toyota and Prodrive regarding Audi’s ‘electric' entry next year.
Dakar Rally director David Castera has promised a more balanced 2022 event after this year’s rally-raid was heavily criticised by heavyweights Carlos Sainz and Sebastien Loeb.
The Dakar Rally will be held entirely in Saudi Arabia for a third year in succession in 2022, but organiser ASO has promised a “80-85%” new route and a return to the Empty Quarter desert.
Daniel Juncadella will return to the DTM this year to drive GruppeM's sole factory-supported Mercedes entry in the series.
Rolex 24 winner Antonio Garcia was left crying from “emotion and rage” after missing the celebrations due to a positive COVID-19 test, soon after the deaths of his grandfather and former mentor Adrian Campos.
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.
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 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.
Honda rider Joan Barreda is out of the Dakar Rally after running out of fuel on Thursday's penultimate stage.
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.
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.
Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb has retired from the 2021 Dakar Rally after failing to make it to the finish in Monday’s Stage 8.