France's Stephane Peterhansel and Cyril Despres defended their car and motorbike titles in the Dakar Rally on Saturday.
French motorcyclist Thomas Bourgin has been killed in the Dakar Rally when he collided with a Chilean police car.
Al-Attiyah's buggy led the first Chilean stage all the way from Arica on the coast inland to Calama, beating defending champion Peterhansel in his Mini by more than eight minutes to cut the Frenchman's overall lead to an insignificant 1:18.
Stephane Peterhansel boosted his lead in the Dakar Rally to 10 minutes after teammate Nani Roma won the fifth stage on Wednesday.
The Dakar Rally will finish in Chile in 2013, the head of the off-road race's organizing committee said Thursday.
International Speedway Corp. has formally petitioned NASCAR to give Kansas Speedway a second Sprint Cup race as early as 2011.
Hospital officials in Chile say motorcyclist Luca Manca has recovered enough from injuries suffered at the Dakar Rally to return to Italy for treatment.
Hospital officials in Chile say Italian motorcyclist Luca Manca is breathing on his own and speaking with family members.
Hospital officials in Chile say Italian motorcyclist Luca Manca has been taken off a respirator and is coming out of an induced coma as his condition continues to improve.
Carlos Sainz of Spain won the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally to extend his overall lead with four stages remaining in the two-week race across Argentina and Chile.
Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar has won the ninth stage of the Dakar Rally, cutting into the overall lead of Carlos Sainz of Spain.
Two-time World Rally champion Carlos Sainz stretched his overall lead in the Dakar Rally.
Defending motorbike champion Marc Coma was considering withdrawing from the Dakar Rally on Saturday after being hit with a six-hour penalty for illegally changing a tire during Friday's stage.
Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres have extended their leads after the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally, a 370-mile leg through the Atacama Desert in northern Chile.
Italian motorcyclist Luca Manca has been critically injured in the sixth stage of the Dakar Rally, suffering head injuries in a fall Thursday from his KTM bike.
American Mark Miller captured his first stage win in the Dakar Rally on Wednesday, winning the fifth leg to lead a Volkswagen sweep that gave Carlos Sainz the overall lead.