There’ll be a wide variety of racing over three days
With Stuart’s withdrawal, there are now only 18 riders remaining in his Original by Motul class of the 35 who began the Dakar Rally 2019.
Called the Bambino class, this karting discipline will cater for kids between the ages of six and nine years old.
Giniel de Villiers does his part to support Nasser Al Attiyah but hopes the Qatari ‘doesn’t need it’ for the final stage.
Selebi-Phikwe offers a challenging terrain in a scenic region of Botswana.
Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel are now watching their backs closely as Stephane Peterhansel lurks behind them ever closer.

South African Sport Al Attiyah ensures SA stay on top in Dakar

All the race crews will be taking a day’s break, giving the technical crews the opportunity to prepare the cars for the final five stages of the race.

South African Sport SA’s Toyota Gazoo consolidate lead in Dakar

However, it wasn’t all plain sailing stage wise.

South African Sport SA’s Dakar kingpins: It’s been difficult

The overall lead in the gruelling desert race changes hands again, but not countries.

South African Sport Consistent Giniel takes overall Dakar lead

The gruelling race shows again that’s it’s not all about stage wins.

South African Sport South Africa off to a cracking start in Dakar

The local team’s dynamic duo of Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel set the pace with veteran Giniel de Villiers again performing solidly.

Motorsport Ferrari to replace F1 team boss Maurizio Arrivabene with Binotto: report

Formula One outfit Ferrari are set for a management reshuffle with team principal Maurizio Arrivabene to be replaced by technical director Mattia Binotto, according to reports in Italy on Monday.

Motorsport Four periods of motorsport

Various vehicle manufacturers will be showcasing their brands and latest models at the festival.

Motorsport Marx pipped on the post by Loureiro for BMW Club Racing Series championship

Marx had already secured the Class C title with David Coetzee taking the Class T title this year.

Motorsport Ken Block burns a lot of rubber at Carnival City

Block’s Mustang Hoonicorn V2 spat flames and smoked on all four wheels.

Motorsport Kristoffersson king of Killarney

From lowly 16th place, he rocketed up the leaderboard and won the event in style.

World Sport Lewis Hamilton wins crash-hit final F1 race (video)

The champion’s victory completed a season of total dominance for the Englishman.

Motorsport Pedrosa reaches the pinnacle

In his winning career he’s pushed through the pain of numerous injuries.

Motorsport WRX descends on Killarney

Champion Johan Kristoffersson will be favourite in his Volkswagen.

Motorsport Moves ahead as finale looms

F1 calendar is also set to expand from the current 21 races to 25.

 

 

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