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In a highly anticipated move, four-time Dakar Rally champion Carlos Sainz has officially signed a deal to compete for Ford at the 2025 Dakar Rally. The legendary driver will reunite with the Blue Oval marque and M-Sport, the team that oversees Ford’s factory World Rally Championship efforts, as they seek to add to Sainz’s tally of Dakar victories and secure the coveted title for Ford once again.

Kove Moto, the Chinese motorcycle manufacturer, has undergone a significant restructuring of its rally raid team following the departure of CEO Zhang Xue in March. While the dedicated Kove rally team has been dissolved, the brand continues to provide factory support for select riders and teams, with a renewed focus on their factory riders Neels Theric and Deng Liansong.