• South Africa’s Toyota Imperial team of Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howies finished third in stage three.

    SA team doing well at Dakar

    South Africa’s Toyota Imperial team of Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howies finished third in stage three.

  • Thierry Sabine, the French endurance rider who dreamed up the Dakar Rally after getting lost in the Libyan desert. Picture: AFP

    Legends of Dakar

    The Dakar Rally is a place where tough guy reputations are forged, and true blue heroes emerge.

  • South African Dakar participants, Riaan Van Niekerk and Darryl Curtis take five after a pre-rally training session in Namibia

    Riders on the dunes

    EWN catches up with two South African Dakar motorcycle hopefuls, ahead of the start of the rally in January.