Rally

Stephane Peterhansel set the pace in the penultimate stage of the 2020 Dakar Rally, but X-raid Mini stablemate Carlos Sainz retains a healthy lead ahead of the marathon’s finale. Sainz had to open the road in the 379km timed special within the stage, taking the competition back to Haradh from Shubaytah. He consequently gave up
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The Dakar Rally stewards have issued a “public warning” to Mini crew Vladimir Vasilyev and Vitaly Yevtyekhov over the alleged use of “forbidden roadbook annotations” during the 2020 event. Organiser ASO has sought to crack down on what it considers illegal navigation aids for this year’s event, and had cameras installed in the cockpits of
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This year’s Autosport International featured one of the most original and special rally collections in the world as, from Ford to Subaru, all decades were covered. Thanks to the DirtFish Rally School and BGMsport, cars of Colin McRae, Richard Burns, Stig Blomqvist and Roger Clark all appeared in what was a rare opportunity to see
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Veteran motorcycle rider Paulo Goncalves has passed away following a crash on Sunday’s seventh stage of the 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia. Goncalves was contesting his 13th Dakar for Indian manufacturer Hero, and was 46th overall when the rally resumed on Sunday following yesterday’s rest day. During Sunday’s 339-mile Riyadh to Wadi Al Dawasir
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Mads Ostberg will contest a full schedule in WRC 2 this season in a works-supported Citroen, despite the French manufacturer’s exit from rallying’s top level. Norwegian driver Ostberg, a mainstay of the WRC from 2011 until 2018, will contest the full eight-round schedule at the wheel of a PH Sport-run Citroen C3 R5. It follows
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