M-Sport plans to enter the rally raid arena as part of a new collaboration with Neil Woolridge Motorsport that intends to contest the famous Dakar Rally in the future.
Four stage wins and all three cars reaching the finish was no small achievement for Audi on its first attempt at motorsport’s toughest event with a brand-new car. The key men behind the RS Q e-tron project explain why it was such a momentous feat.
Yamaha has announced the end of its factory presence in the Dakar Rally's motorcycle class following last month's 2022 event, as well as the FIM Cross-Country Rallies series.
Danilo Petrucci’s decision to switch to rallying at the conclusion of his time in MotoGP at the end of 2021 raised many eyebrows. Deciding to make his rally raid debut at the Dakar courted scepticism. With his debut almost over on several occasions before it began, Petrucci’s Dakar odyssey was a wild affair full of ups, downs and a run-in with a camel. He sat down with Motorsport.com to reveal all
Ex-MotoGP rider Danilo Petrucci says his 2022 plans following his sensational Dakar Rally debut have changed as a result of "some issues" with KTM ahead of the rally raid.
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.
Toyota’s Nasser Al-Attiyah was crowned a four-time Dakar Rally champion following a dominant run in the 2022 edition of the event in Saudi Arabia.
GasGas rider Sam Sunderland secured his second Dakar Rally bikes crown as he clung on to his slender advantage on Friday's final stage of the Saudi Arabian event.
Carlos Sainz chalked up yet another stage win for Audi on the penultimate day of the Dakar Rally, while Nasser Al-Attiyah cemented his overall victory bid with a safe run to eighth place.
Adrien van Beveren admits he got "cross" after suffering early navigational woes at the start of the Dakar Rally's penultimate stage, as his hopes of delivering Yamaha a long-awaited win took a major hit.
Sam Sunderland will lead the Dakar Rally's bikes contest heading into the final day after narrowly missing out on winning the penultimate stage of the rally to Kevin Benavides.
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.
OPINION: Audi has been a disruptive presence on the 2022 Dakar Rally, with its new hybrid RS Q e-tron taking two stage wins so far. Its impressive pace and resilience on one of the world’s toughest tests also bodes well for the Dakar’s future as it seeks to attract new manufacturers.
Stephane Peterhansel scored Audi’s third stage victory of the 2022 Dakar Rally on Wednesday, as Sebastien Loeb gained more time on overall leader Nasser Al-Attiyah by finishing fifth.
Having tasted plenty of success in the World Rally Championship in the past, Prodrive took its off-road excursions to a new level with its first Dakar Rally entry this year. Now well-versed in the challenges that the famous rally-raid event possesses, Prodrive can learn from those lessons for next year's tilt at Dakar honours.
Sebastien Loeb remains as committed as ever after 19 years at the top level. Since returning part-time with Citroen to the World Rally Championship in 2018 and continuing in a third Hyundai for the past two seasons, the nine-time champion has managed to add a victory and a further two podiums to his tally.
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