Stephane Peterhansel says his hopes of a 14th Dakar title are 'slipping away' after losing more than 20 minutes on today's sixth stage.
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.
Pablo Quintanilla won a close fight against Kevin Benavides to top Stage 6 of the bike class in the 2019 Dakar Rally, and take the overall lead from Ricky Brabec.
Sebastien Loeb's long-time co-driver Daniel Elena says he is so incensed by the inaccurate roadbook on this year's Dakar Rally he would be prepared to quit the event.
Kamaz driver Andrey Karginov was disqualified from the 2019 Dakar Rally after an incident with a spectator on the fifth stage of the marathon.
Yamaha rider Xavier de Soultrait took a provisional stage win in the bike class in Stage 5 of the 2019 Dakar Rally, taking the lead at the very end.
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Honda rider Ricky Brabec topped the fourth stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally and snatched the overall lead from Husqvarna's Pablo Quintanilla.
Defending Dakar Rally champion Carlos Sainz has branded the roadbook of the 2019 edition “a disaster” after his costly accident on the third stage.
Stephane Peterhansel secured his first stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally on Wednesday, while the victory hopes of his X-raid Mini teammate Carlos Sainz were practically dashed.
Yamaha rider Xavier de Soultrait scored his first career Dakar Rally stage win on Wednesday, as several big names hitting trouble prompted a reshuffle of the overall leaderboard.
Thirteen-time Dakar winner Stephane Peterhansel says electrical problems led to the 'rookie error' that cost him the best part of 20 minutes on today's second stage.
Reigning Dakar champion Matthias Walkner topped the second stage of the rally after trailing Ricky Brabec for most of the day, as Honda's Joan Barreda kept the overall lead.
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.
Honda rider Joan Barreda kicked off the 2019 Dakar Rally with a stage win, setting the fastest time within the Lima-Pisco route.