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Dakar 2024 : a new step towards the future
The Dakar Rally organisers have invited French and Spanish competitors to Château-Lastours to mark the opening of registrations and announce the broad outlines of the 46th edition, which will include new competition and technological aspects. The rally's fifth edition in Saudi Arabia will be held from 5 to 19 January 2024, starting in the thousand-year-old city of AlUla,...
Dakar 2023: A bumper crop of records
Cars: Quiet aplomb carries the day for Al Attiyah
Scoring 5/20 is usually very bad news, but in the case of Nasser Al Attiyah, who claimed his fifth Bedouin trophy in his twentieth Dakar start (including the 2008 edition, as the bivouac is wont to do), his track record shows that he is one of the most keen-sighted and visionary competitors in the world of rally raids....
W2RC: Al Attiyah and Loeb deadlocked as Kevin Benavides gains an edge
CARS: Al Attiyah wins, but Loeb comes out ahead Sébastien Loeb is not the type who needs to be told twice. Last year, after his hopes of Dakar victory went up in smoke, the Frenchman went on the hunt for high finishes in specials, which awarded from 5 to 1 points to the top 5 of each stage. His aim was to make up the 10 points separating the winner of the Dakar,...
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