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Sainz took four stage wins to beat Nasser
Al-Attiyah by 6min 21sec at the finish
January’s Dakar Rally featured host of new entries, and a new route through Saudi Arabia.
However, a familiar name in Carlos Sainz Sr won, claiming his fourth event victory
Sainz took four stage wins to beat Nasser Al-Attiyah by 6min 21sec at the finish
Fernando Alonso impressed on his Dakar debut with Toyota, going second-fastest on stage eight and finishing 13th overall
From light to dark: the unforgiving terrain whittled down the total 351 starters to 226 at the finish
The Tatra truck of Aleš Loprais, Petr Pokora and Khaled Alkendi tears through the sand
Saudi Arabia provided some stunning landscapes
Alonso lost time with a big roll down a dune on stage 10
Chills in the desert: Honda rider Kevin Benavides warms his hands on the exhaust