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Ott Tanak sealed Rally Sweden victory after taking a dominant win on the Power Stage, vaulting into the lead of the WRC standings.
Thierry Neuville posted the fastest time through Rally Sweden’s opening superspecial, the Hyundai driver edging out World Rally Championship rival Sebastien Ogier by 0.8sec.
Kabir Waraich and Gaurav Chiripal took top honours in the 2019 Ultimate Desert Challenge after three days of gruelling off-road action near Bikaner, Rajasthan.
Sherco TVS rider Aravind KP became only the second Indian to finish the Dakar Rally after crossing the finishing line at the end of stage 10 on Thursday.
Toby Price became the 2019 Dakar Rally champion in the bike category by topping Stage 10, as main rival Pablo Quintanilla suffered a fall while attempting to beat the Australian.
Michael Metge scored Indo-French outfit Sherco TVS’ first ever Dakar stage win on the penultimate day of the event, marking a huge milestone in India’s brief history in cross-country rallying.
Dakar Rally leader Nasser Al-Attiyah set the pace in the penultimate stage of the 2019 marathon, edging ever closer to a milestone first victory for Toyota.
KTM's Toby Price will take a lead of a little over a minute into the deciding stage of the Dakar Rally, after finishing Thursday's stage just one second slower than chief rival Pablo Quintanilla.
Hero MotoSports’ Oriol Mena jumped inside the top 10 in the Dakar Rally’s overall standings at the end of Tuesday, while Indian rider Aravind KP (Sherco TVS) enjoyed his best stage of the 2019 event so far.
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Sebastien Loeb scored his fourth stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally on Tuesday, as Nasser Al-Attiyah stretched his lead in the overall standings to 46 minutes.
Toby Price became the new leader of the bike class in the 2019 Dakar Rally despite Matthias Walkner beating him to win Tuesday's eighth stage, as Ricky Brabec retired with an engine failure.
Hero MotoSports’ surviving duo of Joaquim Rodrigues and Oriol Mena enjoyed a strong finish to Dakar's seventh stage, while Indian rider Aravind KP also continued his charge up the order.
X-raid Mini driver Stephane Peterhansel headed the seventh stage of the 2019 Dakar Rally, reclaiming second place overall thanks to a technical issue for Sebastien Loeb.
Sam Sunderland bounced back from a difficult Sunday to top Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally and take second overall behind Ricky Brabec, who retook the bikes class lead.
Sherco TVS’ lead runner Lorenzo Santolino became the latest rider to become a victim of the gruelling Dakar rally as he suffered a huge shunt in stage 6.
Sebastien Loeb picked up his third stage win of the 2019 Dakar Rally as the event resumed on Sunday, while Nasser Al-Attiyah extended his advantage at the head of the field.
Pablo Quintanilla won a close fight against Kevin Benavides to top Stage 6 of the bike class in the 2019 Dakar Rally, and take the overall lead from Ricky Brabec.
Yamaha rider Xavier de Soultrait took a provisional stage win in the bike class in Stage 5 of the 2019 Dakar Rally, taking the lead at the very end.