15.1.2021 12:38 pm
Argentina’s Kevin Benavides won the motorbike category, leading home defending champion Ricky Brabec of the United States in a first Honda 1-2 since 1987.
France's Stephane Peterhansel on Friday won the Dakar Rally for the 14th time, 30 years after his initial success in the most gruelling event on motorsport's calendar.
With the gruelling race’s climax fast approaching, things are hotting up among the contenders.
It was ‘Mr Dakar’s’ third stage win of this Dakar, being held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.
Giniel de Villiers made up time on leading car class trio Carlos Sainz, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Stéphane Peterhansel after stage eight of the 2020 Dakar Rally.
Motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves’ death cast a pall over the seventh stage action won by Carlos Sainz in a Mini.
Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel, nicknamed ‘Mr Dakar’ for his 13 victories in the marathon rally, followed up on his victory in Wednesday’s fourth stage with a third-placed finish.
‘Mr Dakar’ reminds all of his value, while Fernando Alonso struggles to keep up.
Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso couldn’t reproduce his great drive on stage three.
A veteran makes his presence felt as Giniel de Villiers falters.
SA’s Giniel de Villiers was a bit off the pace after his previous stage win.
Catch up on all the action from the Saudi desert as SA’s Giniel de Villiers cruised to a win.
Meanwhile, F1 legend Fernando Alonso loses a wheel!