"A red flag period was called at 10:17 p.m. on Friday evening after 7 hours, 17 minutes of running, and lasted uninterrupted until the race was officially ended in a joint decision between Creventic and Dubai Autodrome."
"Other drivers have seen their dreams of overall glory dashed but remain in contention for stage wins, such as the duo of Fernando Alonso-Marc Coma (16th at 3 h 18 and first rookie), Nani Roma (28th) at 6 hours 34) and Jakub Przygoński (38th at 8 hours 25). In contrast, Romain Dumas left the Dakar with a bitter taste in his mouth after his car caught fire 65 km into the opening special."
"The German manufacturer has launched a racing team that will compete in the Nurburgring Nordschleife-based VLN endurance series and the Nurburgring 24 Hours in a variety of BMW cars, and field only its junior drivers."
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