Nani Roma1972-02-17 (age 48)
Al-Attiyah works his way up to third place in the overall standings
Four MINI ALL4 Racing at the top of the leaderboard
On a 9th stage dominated by the sand, Marc Coma made his mark and reinforced his lead in the general standings whilst picking up his 23rd special stage victory on the Dakar, his second in 2014
In the general standings, Spaniard Nani Roma thus lost almost a third of his lead and now only has an advantage of 23'46 over Stéphane Peterhansel.
Nani Roma defends his overall lead.
Spain's Joan Barreda took his third victory in the 2014 edition, beating overall leader Marc Coma by 4′03″ at the end of a historic stage that took the Dakar to its 28th country
Four MINI ALL4 Racing in the top 5.
Three MINI ALL4 Racing hold the top-three positions in the overall standings.
In the truck race, still dominated by Gerard De Rooy, Peter Versluis recorded the day’ best time.
The Ford crew continues to race in the toughest rally in the world.
It was a very good start into the 2014 Dakar Rally, for the Monster Energy X-raid Team and the X-raid Team
Less than 35 days are to go to the start into the 2014 Dakar Rally in the Argentinean city of Rosario.
The MINI ALL4 Racing ran perfectly throughout Dakar Rally.
In the five South American editions of the iconic event, the 2009 champions have achieved four top-four placings.
The team won the T1.1 class for petrol-powered 4x4 improved cross-country vehicles for the second year in succession.
Peterhansel now has 11 Dakar wins! Despres earns another title to make it five in total. Patronelli takes his second championship. New to the legend status was Nikolaev.
Final spurt in the Dakar: Great teamwork of Nani Roma as he protects overall leader Stéphane Peterhansel.
Chaleco and Gordon at full pelt! On the penultimate stage in this year's Dakar, a show was put on by Francisco "Chaleco” Lopez on as he notched his 4th stage win. Robby Gordon grabbed his second special victory in his Hummer.
A hot day in Chile for the Toyota Imperial South Africa team. Four SA-built customer Toyota Hilux 4x4s all climbed the leader board.
Status quo in Copiapo after stage 12 in all four main categories.
One Mini benefits from another's mistake while the Dutch Yamaha rider makes first 2013 appearance. Husseini breaks through in Quads while Russians manage Trucks 1-2-3.
Another one-two-three for the X-raid Team. Nani Roma and Stéphane Peterhansel second and third respectively.
Cyril Despres dominates for overall Bike lead, but Joan Barreda takes his 4th stage win. Orlando Terranova celebrated as first Argentinean to lead a Dakar stage in the Car classification!
It was a dream start of the second week of Dakar as the Toyota Imperial team placed 5th in the stage, but moved up in the overall.
Nani Roma secures his second stage win while Stéphane Peterhansel and Orlando Terranova finish second and third respectively.
An unequalled Despres, an unstoppable Peterhansel and an unfortunate Al-Attiyah made the headlines on the 9th stage in Dakar. Roma earned his 2nd stage victory and Nikolaev takes Truck lead.
All the six cars to get a full check-up which for the X-raid BMW and MINI service crews, they were busy on Dakar's rest day.
Freak weather makes an impact on the stage result. Stéphane Peterhansel finishes fourth to defend his overall lead.
Third stage success for the Monster Energy X-raid Team, and Orlando Terranova in the BMW X3 CC secures fourth place on Dakar's stage seven.
he Toyota Imperial South Africa team some lost time due to soft sand.
Chaleco king in his own country, bittersweet victory for Al Attiyah.
It was a day where the overall leaders held their ground even without winning the first special stage in Chile today. Now those who remain will rest in Calama before taking on their next challenge in the magnificent Andes mountain range.
Once again, Gordon took misfortunes and turns them in to positives on the Arequipa to Arica stage of the Dakar
Toyota Imperial South Africa Team saw Duncan Vos and Rob Howie withdraw after yesterday's crash which damaged their roll cage.
Top billing for Yamaha while the Minis hit back on the 5th day of Dakar.
First special-stage win for Nani Roma and Michel Périn. Stéphane Peterhansel extends his lead in the overall rankings after the 5th Dakar special stage.
Barreda bounces back, Al Attiyah on the charge on the fourth day in Peru. The first visit to Chile awaits the remaining competitors tomorrow as they cross the border.
MINI ALL4 Racing the fastest four wheel drive vehicle as strong team performance of the Monster Energy X-raid Team continues on day four of Dakar.
On day three of Dakar: Stéphane Peterhansel comes third in stage while Nani Roma and Leonid Novitskiy deliver in great style.
Chaleco spells double trouble, Al Attiyah strykes back on third day of Dakar 2013.
Olympic Gold medal winner Nasser Al-Attiyah took the Car victory on the third say of Dakar 2013. Local hero Francisco Lopez now has two stage wins in the Bike classification. Triple winner now in Trucks, and Patronelli holds Quad lead.
First stage-win for Stéphane Peterhansel how now takes the overall lead. Tough special stage represented a true navigation challenge for the competitors in Peru.
Barreda makes it two, but "Peter" makes it sixty!