In the truck race, still dominated by Gerard De Rooy, Peter Versluis recorded the day’ best time.
The Red Bull KTM Factory Team is aiming to add to their success story by bringing another competitive rider line-up to the 13-stage desert classic.
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.
Chaleco king in his own country, bittersweet victory for Al Attiyah.
It was a day where the overall leaders held their ground even without winning the first special stage in Chile today. Now those who remain will rest in Calama before taking on their next challenge in the magnificent Andes mountain range.
Chaleco spells double trouble, Al Attiyah strykes back on third day of Dakar 2013.
Olympic Gold medal winner Nasser Al-Attiyah took the Car victory on the third say of Dakar 2013. Local hero Francisco Lopez now has two stage wins in the Bike classification. Triple winner now in Trucks, and Patronelli holds Quad lead.
Peru, Chile, buggies: a burst of freshness to begin with. Stage 1 took the competitors from Lima to Pisco in Peru.
Mikko Jalonen, Dakar correspondent
Nancy Knapp Schilke, Dakar Correspondent