The fifth stage of Dakar has come to a close.
The third day was not nearly as hard on the teams as yesterday was, a relief for all and even salvation for some.
Sam Sunderland claims KTM's first win of the year and Nasser Al-Attiyah beat Orlando Terranova by 22 seconds...
Jean De Azevedo, Javier Pizzolito and Daniel Gouet are counting on this new team to enable them to move up the standings.
Status quo in Copiapo after stage 12 in all four main categories.
One Mini benefits from another's mistake while the Dutch Yamaha rider makes first 2013 appearance. Husseini breaks through in Quads while Russians manage Trucks 1-2-3.
Rest day in Tucumán, Argentina, gives the Dakar competitors a chance to regroup and get the much needed sleep before they tackle the 9th stage.
Peru, Chile, buggies: a burst of freshness to begin with. Stage 1 took the competitors from Lima to Pisco in Peru.
Sebastian Husseini has won three times the prestigious UAE Dessert Challenge. Now he takes on Dakar.
The former Team Honda Europe will field 3 riders from South American: Salvatierra, Israel and Heinrich on Honda