Dakar Rally

Sainz vows modesty in defending Dakar title

Defending champion Carlos Sainz has vowed to show respect and modesty as he sets about his hunt for a second triumph in the gruelling Dakar Rally.

Sainz marches to Dakar triumph

Carlos Sainz has added the 2010 Dakar title to his two world rally championships, thwarting teammate Nasser Al-Attiyah's desperate bid for the title.

Sainz maintains Dakar lead

Former world rally champion Carlos Sainz won his first stage on this year's Dakar Rally when he took his Volkswagen to victory on Tuesday.

De Villiers third in Dakar special stage

Nasser Al Attiyah won his third stage on the 2010 Dakar Rally on Monday and led home another Volkswagen 1-2-3 between Copiapo and La Serena in Chile.

Lopez delights home crowd in Dakar rally

Chilean motorcyclist Francisco Lopez delighted his huge home support when he won his second stage of this year's Dakar Rally here on Sunday.

Sainz, Despres still lead Dakar Rally

Carlos Sainz and motorcyclist Cyril Despres continued to lead the Dakar Rally after the longest stage, a brutal 600km on sand, stones and salt.

Peterhansel takes lead in Dakar Rally

France's Stephane Peterhansel moved into the overall lead in the Dakar Rally after the BMW driver won the third stage in the car category on Monday.

Dakar fan dies after first-stage accident

A female spectator was killed after a vehicle taking part in the gruelling Dakar Rally crashed into a group of fans on Saturday, medical sources said.

Drivers line up for Dakar Rally

Considered the most dangerous race on the planet, the Dakar Rally starts on Saturday with 378 drivers taking part in South America.

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