Spain's Joan Barreda took his third victory in the 2014 edition, beating overall leader Marc Coma by 4′03″ at the end of a historic stage that took the Dakar to its 28th country
Lucio Alvarez and Ronnie Graue finished the 260 km competitive stage in 14th place.
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.
Chaleco and Gordon at full pelt! On the penultimate stage in this year's Dakar, a show was put on by Francisco "Chaleco” Lopez on as he notched his 4th stage win. Robby Gordon grabbed his second special victory in his Hummer.
Twelfth podium place for protagonist Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain as Dakar finishes.
The Dakar is almost upon us...
Freak weather makes an impact on the stage result. Stéphane Peterhansel finishes fourth to defend his overall lead.