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Paris-Dakar Rally Porsche 959 And Prototype Up For Auction
RM Sotheby's will auction the 1985 Paris-Dakar rally car and one of only three remaining 959 prototypes on October 7.
Jul 03 2018
Dakar 2019 To Take Place Solely in Peru
The Dakar Rally will take place in only one country for the first time in its history next season, with Peru confirmed as the sole host nation for the 2019 edition.
May 18 2018
Mini To Battle 2018 Dakar With Rally Car And Buggy
Next year's Dakar Rally begins on January 6 in Lima.
Nov 22 2017
Crashes / Wrecks
Watch the big crash that forced Carlos Sainz to retire from Dakar
Peugeot's Carlos Sainz says his Dakar-ending crash during the fourth stage was brought on by him having to take risks to make up ground lost earlier in the run.
Jan 06 2017
Ten things to watch for in the 2017 Dakar Rally
Monday marks the start of the 2017 Dakar Rally, which boasts one of its most competitive line-ups in recent years. Valentin Khorounzhiy and Jamie Klein pick out 10 storylines to keep an eye on during the gruelling South American event.
Jan 01 2017
Important Nissan Patrol Dakar racer restored, taken back to desert
This beast proved that diesel vehicles could excel in the grueling rally.
Dec 12 2016
Mini's Dakar Rally fightback starts here
Can the all-new Mini JCW Rally reclaim the Dakar crown from Peugeot?
Nov 16 2016
Paris Motor Show
Peugeot 3008 DKR dispenses with the pleasantries in Paris
The Dakar Rally challenger makes its public debut at the Paris Motor Show.
Sep 30 2016
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Peugeot unveils new Dakar challenger
Peugeot Sport will defend its 2016 Dakar Rally title with a brand new Peugeot 3008 DKR for next year’s event, superseding the successful 2008 DKR.
Sep 13 2016
Toyota Gazoo reveals radical Hilux Evo ahead of 2017 Dakar Rally
Goes two-wheel-drive to keep pace with the opposition.
Sep 02 2016
Watch a Kamaz Dakar truck catch air chasing down VW WRC car
On Rally Finland's legendary Ouninpojha stage.
Aug 18 2016
Nasser Al-Attiyah wins 2015 Dakar Rally
Qatar Rally Team driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel have won the 2015 Dakar Rally.
Jan 18 2015
Peugeot to compete in the 2015 Dakar Rally, 2008 DKR teased
Peugeot has announced plans to compete in the 2015 Dakar rally with the assistance of Red Bull and Total.
Mar 26 2014
MINI sweeps the Dakar Rally, Joan "Nani" Roma comes in first
MINI and the Monster Energy X-raid Team have claimed victory at the 2014 Dakar Rally as Joan "Nani" Roma's MINI ALL4 Racing has completed the grueling 9,374 km (5,824 mile) long course in 50:44:58.
Jan 20 2014
EVR Proto VX 101 Rally Raid concept revealed for the Dakar Rally
Eric Vigouroux Racing has announced plans to enter two newly developed Proto VX 101 Rally Raid concepts in the Dakar Rally.
Nov 08 2013
Smart ForTwo modified for the 2013 Dakar Rally [video]
The Smart ForTwo isn't known for its performance, but that hasn't stopped Team Feber from trying to enter the 2013 Dakar Rally with one.
Dec 28 2012
Isuzu D-Max ready for 2013 Dakar Rally
Isuzu has prepared a Dakar Rally version of the D-Max that will compete in January at the 35th edition.
Nov 21 2012
Bentley to enter the Dakar Rally - report
According to a recent report, Bentley will enter the 2013 Dakar Rally to promote their upcoming crossover.
May 17 2012
MINI ALL4 Countryman Dakar challenger revealed
Unveiled in heavy snow in Germany, the new Dakar racer will undergo testing in France this week before heading to South America for the 33rd Personal Dakar Argentina-Chile next month (which runs Jan. 1 to Jan. 16).
Dec 13 2010
MINI ALL4 Countryman previewed for Dakar Challenge in 2011
Dakar MINI comes with a twin-turbo diesel engine developing 315 PS (232 kW) and 710 Nm of torque.
Dec 08 2010
Volkswagen Race Touareg 3 breaks cover
A few months after a prototype was spotted in the Alps, Volkswagen has officially unveiled the Race Touareg 3. Full coverage inside.
Aug 23 2010
Drug smugglers busted in fake Dakar rally truck with 800 kilos of cocaine
Cocaine, ecstasy, hash, cash, and guns were found in a fake Dakar Rally truck discovered in Spain. Find out more inside.
Apr 14 2010
Mitsubishi Withdraws from Dakar Rally
Citing corporate belt-tightening due to the financial crisis, Mitsubishi announced that it will not participate in the Dakar Rally or any other cross-country rallies in 2009.
Feb 04 2009
VW Claims First and Second Place of the 2009 Dakar Rally
Volkswagen made motorsports history when its two Racing Touareg 2 TDIs came in at numbers one and two on the podium at the 2009 Dakar Rally.
Jan 23 2009
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