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Laia Sanz admits she was "very surprised" to maintain her perfect record of Dakar Rally finishes, having only just recovered from a serious illness before this year's edition.
The 2019 Dakar closed with an emotional picture for the heavyweight stars of the Truck division: a hug between the victorious Russian Eduard Nikolav (Kamaz) and the defeated Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).
Nasser Al-Attiyah believes his Dakar Rally success this year will prompt Toyota to increase its backing of the Gazoo Racing South Africa team in future editions of the race.
KTM rider Sam Sunderland inherited third place in the 2019 Dakar Rally's bikes classification after his one-hour penalty he received earlier in the event got revoked.
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.
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.
Dakar Rally's 13-time champion Stephane Peterhansel has retired from the 2019 edition of the event after crashing on the penultimate stage.
A three-hour penalty incurred by its highest-placed rider Kevin Benavides has put paid to Honda's chances of winning the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally.
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.
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.