Robby Gordon crashed and Carlos Sainz got lost as Nasser Al-Attiyah edged his buggy closer to the leading Mini today. Husqvarna and Yamaha both won big in Bikes, while the Trucks lead finally shuffles.
It has been a tough day for the Dakar competitors but the first part of the marathon stage is over and here are the comments from the drivers and riders.
See what the top riders and drivers had to say on the second stage loop of Pisco and their first real test of the sand dunes this year in Peru.
What the riders and drivers had to say after the challenge on the 4th stage of Dakar 2013.
During the move from Peru to Chile The Princess 69 encountered electronic problems and dropped to 8th place over all.