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Why Loeb cannot be allowed to give up on Dakar


Sebastien Loeb has been the fastest man on the Dakar Rally since he first appeared on the legendary event, but he's still not won it after four dramatic attempts. That story cannot end here read more

Al-Attiyah: 2019 Dakar Rally win should prompt more Toyota backing


Nasser Al-Attiyah believes his 2019 Dakar Rally success will prompt Toyota to increase its backing of the Gazoo Racing South Africa team in the future read more

Nasser Al-Attiyah claims Toyota's first Dakar Rally victory


Nasser Al-Attiyah has claimed a milestone first Dakar Rally win for Toyota in the 2019 edition of the race read more

Peterhansel's co-driver escapes serious injury in Dakar exit


Stephane Peterhansel's co-driver David Castera has been cleared of fractures to his spine after the crash that ended the X-raid Mini pair's 2019 Dakar Rally on Wednesday read more

Nasser Al-Attiyah closes on first Toyota win in 2019 Dakar Rally


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 read more

Dakar 2019: Loeb wins another stage, Al-Attiyah extends overall lead


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 read more

Stephane Peterhansel suffered whiplash during Dakar Rally charge


Stephane Peterhansel was left 'seeing stars' and suffering whiplash after a nasty landing early on the seventh stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally read more

Dakar Rally 2019: Al-Attiyah leads, Peterhansel heads stricken Loeb


X-raid Mini driver Stephane Peterhansel headed the seventh stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally, reclaiming second place overall thanks to a technical issue for Sebastien Loeb read more

Peterhansel: Dakar hopes slipping away after another stupid mistake


Stephane Peterhansel says his hopes of a 14th Dakar Rally victory are "slipping away" after losing more than 20 minutes on Sunday's sixth stage read more

Dakar Rally 2019: Sebastien Loeb fastest as Nasser Al-Attiyah leads


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 front read more

Sebastien Loeb's co-driver slams Dakar Rally roadbook 'stupidity'


Sebastien Loeb's long-time co-driver Daniel Elena says he is so incensed by the inaccurate roadbook on the 2019 Dakar Rally he would be prepared to quit the event read more

Toyota has plan if ex-F1 driver Alonso wants Dakar Rally attempt


Autosport can reveal that over the last two months Toyota has been planning for the eventuality that two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso will decide to contest the Dakar Rally read more

Dakar Rally 2019: Sebastien Loeb fastest, Giniel de Villiers leads


Nine-time World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb set the pace through the second stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally in Peru, as Toyota's Giniel de Villiers took the overall lead read more

Carlos Sainz: Nasser Al-Attiyah is 'clear favourite' for 2019 Dakar


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 read more

Dakar Rally 2019: Toyota's Nasser Al-Attiyah takes early lead


Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa driver Nasser Al-Attiyah topped the opening stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally in Peru read more

Ex-Indycar, NASCAR racer Robby Gordon ends Dakar hiatus for 2019


Indycar and NASCAR Cup race winner Robby Gordon will return to the Dakar Rally after a two-year hiatus in 2019 read more