Held in spectacular terrain, the Dakar Rally isn't just a car, motorcycle or truck rally raid, it’s an off-road endurance event. The challenge is how long teams can keep it together behind the wheel.
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Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) for Toyota Gazoo Racing races during the qualifying stage of the Dakar Rally, Jeddah to Ha’il, Saudi Arabia, on January 1, 2022.
Dakar Daily pre-show
20 min
Get ready for this year's event and go behind the scenes with teams, drivers and rally legends.
Daniel Sanders (AUS) for GASGAS Factory Racing races during Stage 1 of the Dakar Rally, Ha’il to Ha’il, Saudi Arabia, on January 2, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 1
19 min
Catch up with all the off-road action and highlights as the Dakar Rally 2022 gets underway in Saudi Arabia.
Sam Sunderland (UK) for GASGAS Factory Racing races during Stage of the Dakar Rally, 1 Ha’il to Ha’il, Saudi Arabia, on January 2, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 2
19 min
Catch up on the Stage 2 action as the leading contenders decide the best form of defence is full attack.
Carlos Sainz (ESP) for Team Audi Sport races during Stage 3 of Rally Dakar 2022 from Al Artawiyah to Al Qaisumah, Saudi Arabia on January 4, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 3
19 min
Watch the highlights as Al-Attiyah retained his lead and Carlos Sainz wrote another chapter of Dakar history.
Cristina Gutiérrez Herrero for Red Bull Off-Road Junior Team races during Stage 4 of Rally Dakar 2022 from Al Qaisumah to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on January 5, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 4
19 min
Competitors tackled the longest stage of the 2022 edition with 465km demanding flat-out speed.
Dmitry Sotnikov (RUS) for KAMAZ-master races during Rally Dakar 2022 from Al Artawiyah to Al Qaisumah, Saudi Arabia on January 4, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 5
22 min
Highlights include a maiden stage win for Danilo Petrucci, while Seth Quintero triumphed in the T3 category.
Matthias Walkner (AUT) of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing is seen at the Rally Dakar 2022 from Al Qaisumah to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on January 5, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 6
20 min
At the halfway point, heading into the rest day, the main category leaders fortified their advantage.
KTM Factory Racing Mechanic working on bikes during the rest day of the Dakar Rally 2022 around Riyadh, on January 8, 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dakar Daily – rest day
20 min
After more than 2,000km of rallying, drivers take a well-earned breather as mechanics tune up their vehicles.
Matthias Walkner of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team on his KTM 450 Rally Factory Replica at the Dakar Rally 2022, January 4, 2022, in Al Qaysumah, Saudi Arabia.
Dakar Daily – Stage 7
22 min
Sébastien Loeb gained more than five minutes on Nasser Al-Attiyah while Seth Quintero claimed another win.
Sébastien Loeb (FRA) for Bahrain Raid XTreme races during Stage 7 of Rally Dakar 2022 from Riyadh to Al Dawadimi, Saudi Arabia, on January 9, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 8
21 min
Mattias Ekström claimed his maiden Dakar Rally stage win as Briton Sam Sunderland reclaimed the bike lead.
Matthias Walkner of Red Bull KTM Factory Racing during Stage 9 of the Dakar Rally 2022 on January 11, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 9
17 min
Teenager Seth Quintero closed in on a new stage win record as De Villiers and Walkner impressed on Stage 9.
Matthias Walkner (AUT) for Red Bull KTM Factory Racing after Stage 9 of Rally Dakar 2022 from Wadi Dawasir to Wadi Dawasir, Saudi Arabia on January 11, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 10
22 min
As Quintero equalled the record for stage wins in a single Dakar, Peterhansel won his first stage win of 2022.
Seth Quintero (USA) of Red Bull Off-Road Junior Team races during Stage 10 of Rally Dakar 2022 from Wadi Ad Dawasir to Bisha, Saudi Arabia, on January 12, 2022.
Dakar Daily – Stage 11
18 min
The penultimate stage is a last chance to shake up the standings. Who got their tactics right and who didn't?
Sam Sunderland on his GasGas 450 Rally Factory Replica of the GasGas Factory Racing Team during the podium of the Dakar Rally 2022 around Bisha, on January 14, 2022 in Bisha, Saudi Arabia.
Dakar Daily – Stage 12
18 min
Find out who won their categories after more than 4,000km of racing over treacherous Saudi Arabian terrain.
Nasser Al-Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel of the Toyota Gazoo Racing on the podium of the Dakar Rally 2022 around Bisha, on January 14, 2022, in Saudi Arabia.
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Dakar Daily post-show
21 min
Catch up with the off-road highlights after more than 4,000km of racing over treacherous Saudi Arabian sands.

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