Spaniard Carlos Sainz became a triple Dakar Rally champion with the Mini X-Raid team on Friday while American Ricky Brabec took the motorcycle crown for Honda and ended KTM's 18-year dominance.
Both are the first winners in Saudi Arabia, a country making its debut as host of the gruelling endurance event, but have to reach the formal finish in Qiddiya before the results are official.
Brabec is the first American to win the Dakar in any category since it started as a race from Paris through the Sahara desert to the Senegalese capital in West Africa in 1979.
The Hunter's Toby Price, who was defending champion, finished third, 24 minutes and six seconds behind Brabec.
Two-time world rally champion Sainz, whose son and namesake races in Formula One for McLaren, ended the final timed stage with a six-minute-21-second advantage over Qatar's defending champion Nasser Al Attiyah..
Sainz, 57, also won in 2010 and 2018 when the rally was held in South America.
His three victories have been with different car manufacturers, the first coming with Volkswagen and the second in a Peugeot.
Triple champion Al Attiyah won the final stage to finish as overall runner-up for Toyota with Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel, a 13-time winner on two and four wheels, completing the top three in his 31st Dakar.
Sainz took a 10-minute lead into the final stage after finishing third in Thursday's 379km penultimate stage over desert dunes from Shubaytah to Haradh.
Price was 22-and-a-half minutes off Brabec's lead heading into the final stage, after which he said: "Honda just needs to protect their lead. The guys are riding fast and riding smart. It's definitely making it hard for us to try and make up that gap."
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