Rain stops play for South African Toyota team on stage 11. De Villiers and Von Zitzewitz consolidate second place overall with three days to go.
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.
Torrential rain once again makes an impact on the race action. Special stage 11 is aborted by the Dakar organisers at CP1.
Toyota Imperial South Africa team consolidates second place in Car classification.
Another one-two-three for the X-raid Team. Nani Roma and Stéphane Peterhansel second and third respectively.
Husqvarna Rallye Team by Speedbrain riders continue to star in the 2013 Dakar Bike classification.
Cyril Despres dominates for overall Bike lead, but Joan Barreda takes his 4th stage win. Orlando Terranova celebrated as first Argentinean to lead a Dakar stage in the Car classification!
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It was a dream start of the second week of Dakar as the Toyota Imperial team placed 5th in the stage, but moved up in the overall.
Nani Roma secures his second stage win while Stéphane Peterhansel and Orlando Terranova finish second and third respectively.
Hope for top 10 finish goes up in flames on the ninth stage of 2013 Dakar. One HRX Ford remains in the Dakar rally.
An unequalled Despres, an unstoppable Peterhansel and an unfortunate Al-Attiyah made the headlines on the 9th stage in Dakar. Roma earned his 2nd stage victory and Nikolaev takes Truck lead.
The Imperial Toyota drivers and team had a welcome day off on after 8 stages of the Dakar. There was rest, relaxation, but also preparation for week two of the Dakar.
All the six cars to get a full check-up which for the X-raid BMW and MINI service crews, they were busy on Dakar's rest day.
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.