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Spanish driver Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for third time

The 57-year-old led from the third stage and crossed the finish line in Qiddiya 6min 21sec ahead of nearest challenger and reigning champion Nasser al-Attiyah of Qatar, who had managed to cut Sainz’s lead to just 24 seconds on Tuesday but fell back after navigation blunders. Stephane Peterhansel was third …

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Ferrari star Leclerc vows no repeat of Vettel crash

Charles Leclerc has vowed there will be no repeat of the incident that saw him crash with Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in Brazil. The pair collided in the penultimate grand prix of the 2019 Formula One season as their long-running rivalry came to a head in an embarrassing incident for the …

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Portugal’s Paulo Goncalves dies during Dakar 7th stage

The 40-year-old suffered the fatal accident after 276 kilometres of the day’s ride. Unconscious when medics arrived he was helicoptered to hospital where his death was confirmed. He was competing in his 13th edition of the Dakar and was placed 10th in the standings. beIN SPORTS, the biggest show This …

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Schumacher health not a public issue, maintains manager

Michael Schumacher’s manager, Sabine Kehm, has confirmed the health of the seven-time Formula One world champion will remain a private matter, on the day an initiative was launched to unite those inspired by the 47-year-old. Motorsport great Schumacher sustained severe head injuries in December 2013 following a skiing accident in …

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Reserve driver Latifi to replace Kubica at Williams

The Formula One grid for next season is complete after Williams confirmed their reserve driver Nicholas Latifi will replace Robert Kubica. Latifi is to step up from Formula Two to make his F1 debut in 2020 after Kubica decided to vacate his seat following the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix …

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Three-time MotoGP champion Lorenzo retires

Jorge Lorenzo will end his MotoGP career after the final race of the season on home soil Valencia this weekend. Lorenzo, 32, called an “exceptional” press conference at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo on Thursday, when he announced that he is to quit as a professional rider after the Valencia Grand …

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