Thieves steal Sprint Cup driver Landon Cassill’s BMW; reward offered

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill is trying to find his 2008 BMW M6 that was stolen this week off the lot of his father’s car dealership.

Roger Cassill told KCRG-TV (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) that a salesman at his Cassill Motors dealership showed the BMW to an interested buyer on Saturday and left the keys in it.

The next night, two men came to the dealership and took the keys. Surveillance video shows the same men circling the parking lot late Tuesday, and early Wednesday morning, the car was taken – and not by the buyer who had originally looked at it.

Landon, who also drives in the Nationwide Series, has spread the word on Twitter about his missing car:

Additionally, the dealership has offered a $6,000 reward ($3,000 in cash, $3,000 for his/her favorite charity) for information that leads to the return of the car and the arrest of the thieves.

The dealership’s blog notes that based off some early tips, the car may still be in the Cedar Rapids area.

Recapping the 2018 Dakar Rally with “best of” video highlights

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EDITOR’S NOTE: NBCSN will air additional Dakar Rally highlights on Monday at 7 p.m. ET.

As it has done so for four decades, the 40th annual Dakar Rally – the most grueling test of man and machine anywhere – produced a number of surprise finishes and also several disappointments for drivers or riders who were expected to do well in the nearly 5,600-mile trek that began in Peru and continued through Bolivia and ending in Argentina.

NBCSN has aired highlights from all 14 stages (actually 13, because one stage was completely rained out) during the Rally’s two-week run, which concluded Saturday.

Here’s some of the “best of” highlights from the overall Rally highlights, followed by a quick guide that gives you wrapups to all 14 stages.

So, without further adieu, here’s NBCSN’s “best of” the 2018 Dakar Rally:

2018 Dakar Rally: Best of cars

2018 Dakar Rally: Best of bikes

2018 Dakar Rally: Best of trucks

2018 Dakar Rally: Best of quads

Lastly, here’s a day-by-day wrapup of how the Rally played out.

MORE: Dakar Rally daily stages schedule, NBCSN broadcast schedule, list of all competitors.

MORE: Stage 14 overall Rally wrapup

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MORE: Stage 9 cancelled due to weather, impassible course conditions

MORE: Stage 8 wrapup

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MORE: Stage 1 wrapup