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Best of Dakar Rally

Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2019 Dakar Rally. Al-Attiyah became a three times Dakar winner, taking no risks on the last stage to Lima and finishing with a 46-minute lead. The triumph, in a gruelling endurance event now run entirely in Peru and featuring cars, bikes and trucks, was a first for Japanese constructor Toyota.

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Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2019 Dakar Rally. Al-Attiyah became a three times Dakar winner, taking no risks on the last stage to Lima and finishing with a 46-minute...more

Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2019 Dakar Rally. Al-Attiyah became a three times Dakar winner, taking no risks on the last stage to Lima and finishing with a 46-minute lead. The triumph, in a gruelling endurance event now run entirely in Peru and featuring cars, bikes and trucks, was a first for Japanese constructor Toyota. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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A rider crosses sand dunes during Stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A rider crosses sand dunes during Stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

A rider crosses sand dunes during Stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Factory Racing's Toby Price and Matthias Walkner celebrate after winning first and second place in the motorcycle division. Price, battling a wrist injury suffered before the rally started, had led overnight but with only a minute between him and Chilean Pablo Quintanilla. The Australian clinched his second Dakar title, on a KTM, after he won the stage -- his first victory of this year's event -- and Quintanilla fell.

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Factory Racing's Toby Price and Matthias Walkner celebrate after winning first and second place in the motorcycle division. Price, battling a wrist injury suffered before the rally started, had led overnight but with only a minute between him and...more

Factory Racing's Toby Price and Matthias Walkner celebrate after winning first and second place in the motorcycle division. Price, battling a wrist injury suffered before the rally started, had led overnight but with only a minute between him and Chilean Pablo Quintanilla. The Australian clinched his second Dakar title, on a KTM, after he won the stage -- his first victory of this year's event -- and Quintanilla fell. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 9 of the Dakar Rally. Roma, in an X-Raid Mini, finished second overall.

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X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 9 of the Dakar Rally. Roma, in an X-Raid Mini, finished second overall. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 9 of the Dakar Rally. Roma, in an X-Raid Mini, finished second overall. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso and his team celebrate after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso and his team celebrate after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso and his team celebrate after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso proposes to his girlfriend after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso proposes to his girlfriend after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Drag'on Rally s Nicolas Cavigliasso proposes to his girlfriend after winning the quads. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Track marks are seen on the sand during Stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Track marks are seen on the sand during Stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Track marks are seen on the sand during Stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Kamaz Master's driver Eduard Nikolaev and co-driver Evgenii Iakovlev in action during the race in Stage 4. Nikolaev of Russia  secured his third successive Dakar title, and fourth in total, in the truck category with Kamaz.

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Kamaz Master's driver Eduard Nikolaev and co-driver Evgenii Iakovlev in action during the race in Stage 4. Nikolaev of Russia secured his third successive Dakar title, and fourth in total, in the truck category with Kamaz. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Kamaz Master's driver Eduard Nikolaev and co-driver Evgenii Iakovlev in action during the race in Stage 4. Nikolaev of Russia secured his third successive Dakar title, and fourth in total, in the truck category with Kamaz. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher, KTM Peru's Cesar Pardo and Tesla-Tamega's Oscar Romero during stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher, KTM Peru's Cesar Pardo and Tesla-Tamega's Oscar Romero during stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KLYMCIW's Garret Poucher, KTM Peru's Cesar Pardo and Tesla-Tamega's Oscar Romero during stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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General view of three vehicles in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

General view of three vehicles in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

General view of three vehicles in action during stage 9. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Raid Mini JCW's driver Cyril Despres and co-driver Jean Cottret in action during stage 6.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Raid Mini JCW's driver Cyril Despres and co-driver Jean Cottret in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Raid Mini JCW's driver Cyril Despres and co-driver Jean Cottret in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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KTM Factory Racing's Toby Price in action during stage 6. 
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KTM Factory Racing's Toby Price in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KTM Factory Racing's Toby Price in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during Stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during Stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH Sport's driver Pierre Lachaume and co-driver Jean Polato in action during Stage 8. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Gelly Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper's driver Philippe Gache and co-driver Stephane Prevot during stage 5. 
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Gelly Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper's driver Philippe Gache and co-driver Stephane Prevot during stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Gelly Auto Shell Lubricant Cooper's driver Philippe Gache and co-driver Stephane Prevot during stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Mazzuco Can-Am's Nicolas Robledo in action during stage 6.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Mazzuco Can-Am's Nicolas Robledo in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Mazzuco Can-Am's Nicolas Robledo in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Toyota Gazoo's driver Bernhard Ten Brinke and co-driver Xavier Panseri in action during stage 6.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Toyota Gazoo's driver Bernhard Ten Brinke and co-driver Xavier Panseri in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Toyota Gazoo's driver Bernhard Ten Brinke and co-driver Xavier Panseri in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro during stage 6.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Monster Energy Honda's Ricky Brabec during stage 5.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Ricky Brabec during stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Ricky Brabec during stage 5. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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PH-Sport's driver Harry Hunt and co-driver Wouter Rosegaar during stage 6.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH-Sport's driver Harry Hunt and co-driver Wouter Rosegaar during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

PH-Sport's driver Harry Hunt and co-driver Wouter Rosegaar during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Andrew Short in action during stage 6.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Andrew Short in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Andrew Short in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 6.   REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Nani Roma and co-driver Alex Haro in action during stage 6. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Pablo Quintanilla in action during stage 3. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Pablo Quintanilla in action during stage 3. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Rockstar Husqvarna Racing's Pablo Quintanilla in action during stage 3. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Marcos Colvero of Brazil lies on the dunes after he crashed on his KTM motorbike during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS

Marcos Colvero of Brazil lies on the dunes after he crashed on his KTM motorbike during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS

Marcos Colvero of Brazil lies on the dunes after he crashed on his KTM motorbike during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS
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Monster Energy Honda's Kevin Benavides in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Kevin Benavides in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Kevin Benavides in action during stage 4. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Driver Giniel De Villiers, of South Africa, and co-driver Dirk Von Zitzewitz, of Germany, work on their Toyota after it broke down during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS

Driver Giniel De Villiers, of South Africa, and co-driver Dirk Von Zitzewitz, of Germany, work on their Toyota after it broke down during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS

Driver Giniel De Villiers, of South Africa, and co-driver Dirk Von Zitzewitz, of Germany, work on their Toyota after it broke down during the third stage. Franck Fife/Pool via REUTERS
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X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver David Castera in action during stage 2.    
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X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver David Castera in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver David Castera in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Petronas' driver Gerard de Rooy and co-driver Darek Rodewald in action during stage 2.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Petronas' driver Gerard de Rooy and co-driver Darek Rodewald in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Petronas' driver Gerard de Rooy and co-driver Darek Rodewald in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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G-Energy's driver Vladimir Vasilyev and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov in action during stage 2.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

G-Energy's driver Vladimir Vasilyev and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

G-Energy's driver Vladimir Vasilyev and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid's driver Yazeed Al Rajhi and co-driver Timo Gottschalk in action during stage 2.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Yazeed Al Rajhi and co-driver Timo Gottschalk in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Yazeed Al Rajhi and co-driver Timo Gottschalk in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Monster Energy Honda's Jose Cornejo in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Jose Cornejo in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Monster Energy Honda's Jose Cornejo in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid's driver Orlando Terranova and co-driver Bernardo Graue in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Orlando Terranova and co-driver Bernardo Graue in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid's driver Orlando Terranova and co-driver Bernardo Graue in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Carlos Sanz and co-driver Lucas Cruz in action during stage 2.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Carlos Sanz and co-driver Lucas Cruz in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

X-Raid Mini JCW's driver Carlos Sanz and co-driver Lucas Cruz in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Car Agrorodeo's driver Vaidotas Zala and co-driver Saulius Jurgelenas in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Car Agrorodeo's driver Vaidotas Zala and co-driver Saulius Jurgelenas in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Car Agrorodeo's driver Vaidotas Zala and co-driver Saulius Jurgelenas in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Kamaz Master's driver Dmitry Sotnikov and co-driver Ilnur Mustafin in action during stage 1.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Kamaz Master's driver Dmitry Sotnikov and co-driver Ilnur Mustafin in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Kamaz Master's driver Dmitry Sotnikov and co-driver Ilnur Mustafin in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Toyota Gazoo's driver Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Matthieu Baumel in action during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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SxS Pro Raid Peru's driver Juan Carlos Vallejo and co-driver Leonardo Baronio, Team Speed's driver Blade Hildebrand and co-driver Bill Conger followed by FN Speed's driver Dani Sola and co-driver Pedro Lopez  during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

SxS Pro Raid Peru's driver Juan Carlos Vallejo and co-driver Leonardo Baronio, Team Speed's driver Blade Hildebrand and co-driver Bill Conger followed by FN Speed's driver Dani Sola and co-driver Pedro Lopez during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

SxS Pro Raid Peru's driver Juan Carlos Vallejo and co-driver Leonardo Baronio, Team Speed's driver Blade Hildebrand and co-driver Bill Conger followed by FN Speed's driver Dani Sola and co-driver Pedro Lopez during stage 2. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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Big Shock Racing's driver Martin Macik and co-driver Frantisek Tomasek in action during stage 1.       REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Big Shock Racing's driver Martin Macik and co-driver Frantisek Tomasek in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Big Shock Racing's driver Martin Macik and co-driver Frantisek Tomasek in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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KTM Factory Racing's Sam Sunderland in action during stage 1.    REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KTM Factory Racing's Sam Sunderland in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

KTM Factory Racing's Sam Sunderland in action during stage 1. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso
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