Robby Gordon and Kellon Walch captured 8 podiums and 2 stage wins in the world's toughest off-road race.
This is the second stage win and ninth podium of 2013 for the Americans, Robby Gordon and Kellon Walch, in the SPEED Racing Toyo Hummer.
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.
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.
Rain-affected the 11th stage with shorter than expected kilometers. . Americans end up on top: Kurt Caselli takes 2nd Bike victory while Robby Gordon lands his first Car win of 2013.
Knowing that he could be sitting in the top-3 of the overall standings provides Gordon with the drive he needs, to make up as much time as possible each remaining day of the Dakar Rally.
The death of one of the riders overshadowed the seventh day of the 2013 Dakar. Thomas Bourgin died in a freak road accident before the special stage had even started. There was no celebration at the end of the first marathon.
Another podium finish for the Gordon and the Hummer.
Once again, Gordon took misfortunes and turns them in to positives on the Arequipa to Arica stage of the Dakar
Top billing for Yamaha while the Minis hit back on the 5th day of Dakar.
From Peru to Chile, the change of scenery and terrain saw the X-raid Mini team on the attack, along with Robby Gordon in his Hummer. It also was the first Bike stage win in 2013 for Yamaha; thanks to David Casteu.
Robby Gordon and Kellon Walch crashed into a dune, ultimately landing on its roof.
Toyo Tires® wins first three stages of the 2013 Dakar®
The second stage in Dakar again saw Robby Gordon with more troubles; this time finding a way point during the loop around Pisco.
Robby Gordon now has to make up a lost of time after being stuck in a sand dune on the opening day of Dakar 2013.
The scrutineering village has offered the crowds the chance to taste the atmosphere of the race and to be photographed with some of the race vehicles.
All the President's men: Peru's President visits the opening day of Dakar 2013 and gets a guided tour by Etienne Lavigne, director of the event.