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Dakar Rally 2016

The Dakar Rally is a two-week, 13-stage off-road endurance race. The 2016 race takes place in Argentina and Bolivia, marking the eighth straight year South America hosted the event. It runs from Jan. 3-16.

Toyota's Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and co-driver Konstantin
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Toyota's Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov compete during the Stage 11 of the Dakar Rally 2016 between La Rioja and San Juan, Argentina, on January 14, 2016.

Spain's Laia Sanz Pla-Giribert powers her KTM during
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Spain's Laia Sanz Pla-Giribert powers her KTM during the Stage 10 of the Rally Dakar 2016 between Belen and La Rioja, Argentina, on January 13, 2016.

Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz of Spain reacts
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Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz of Spain reacts after a mechanical failure during the Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally 2016 between Belen and La Rioja, Argentina, on January 13, 2016. Peugeot's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret of France won the stage ahead of Peugeot's French driver Cyril Despres and co-driver David Castera and Toyota's driver Vladimir Vasilyev of Russia and co-driver Konstantin Zhiltsov.

View of the Peugeot of Spanish drivers Carlos
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View of the Peugeot of Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz after a mechanical failure during the Stage 10 of the Dakar 2016 between Belen and La Rioja, Argentina, on January 13, 2016.

Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz (L and Lucas
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Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz (L and Lucas Cruz (R) check their car after a mechanical failure during the Stage 10 of the Dakar 2016 between Belen and La Rioja, Argentina, on January 13, 2016.

Pablo Quintanilla of Chile riding on and for
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Pablo Quintanilla of Chile riding on and for HUSQVARNA 450 RALLY ROCKSTAR ENERGY HUSQVARNA FACTORY RACING competes on day 11 stage ten between Belen and La Rioja during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 13, 2016 in near Fiambala, Argentina.

Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and Dirk
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Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany in the TOYOTA HILUX for TOYOTA GAZOO RACING compete on day 11 stage ten between Belen and La Rioja during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 13, 2016 in near Fiambala, Argentina.

Gerard De Rooy of the Netherlands, Darek Rodewald
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Gerard De Rooy of the Netherlands, Darek Rodewald of Poland and Moisievse Torrallardona of Spain of PETRONAS TEAM DE ROOY IVECO and in truck POWERSTAR IVECO are followed by the TV helicopter as they compete on day 11 stage ten between Belen and La Rioja during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 13, 2016 in near Fiambala, Argentina.

Carlos Juan Salvatierra of Bolivia riding on and
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Carlos Juan Salvatierra of Bolivia riding on and for KTM 450 RALLY FACTORY CHAVO SALVATIERRA RACING competes on day 11 stage ten between Belen and La Rioja during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 13, 2016 in near Fiambala, Argentina.

Frans Verhoeven of the Netherlands riding on and
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Frans Verhoeven of the Netherlands riding on and for YAMAHA YZ450 RALLY YAMAHA NETHERLANDS VERHOEVEN TEAM competes on day 10 stage 9 during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 12, 2016 in near Belen, Argentina.

A mechanic works in the bivouac during the
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A mechanic works in the bivouac during the rest day of the Rally Dakar 2016 in Salta, Argentina, on January 10, 2016.

A mechanic works in the bivouac during the
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A mechanic works in the bivouac during the rest day of the Rally Dakar 2016 in Salta, Argentina, on January 10, 2016.

Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel
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Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena from Monaco compete in the Stage 7 of the Dakar 2016 between Uyuni in Bolivia and Salta in Argentina, on January 9, 2016.

Peugeot's French driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean
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Peugeot's French driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret compete during the Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally 2016 from Uyuni, Bolivia to Salta, Argentina January 9, 2016.

Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel
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Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena compete during the Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally 2016 from Uyuni, Bolivia to Salta, Argentina January 9, 2016.

Peugeot's French driver Cyril Despres and co-driver David
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Peugeot's French driver Cyril Despres and co-driver David Castera compete during Stage 6 of the Dakar 2016 around Uyuni, Bolivia, on January 8, 2016. Peugeot's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret of France won the stage ahead of Peugeot's Spanish drivers Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz and Peugeot's French drivers Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena.

A man who lives near the race course
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A man who lives near the race course eats his lunch as day 7 stage seven runs from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 9, 2016 near La Quiaca, Argentina.

A young boy whose family live near the
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A young boy whose family live near the race course looks on as day 7 stage seven runs from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 9, 2016 near La Quiaca, Argentina.

A spectator pictured with an Argentinian flag plays
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A spectator pictured with an Argentinian flag plays a Erke or horn and Caja or drum on day 7 stage seven from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 9, 2016 in near La Quiaca, Argentina. These instruments are native to Bolivia and the Northwest of Argentina.

Alain Duclos of France riding on and for
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Alain Duclos of France riding on and for SHERCO TVS RTR 455 SHERCO TVS RALLY FACTORY competes on day 7 stage seven from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 9, 2016 in near La Quiaca, Argentina.

Sheldon Creed of the United States of America
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Sheldon Creed of the United States of America and Jonah Street of the United States of America in the GORDINI SCI for TEAM SPEED ENERGY competes on day 7 stage seven from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina during the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 9, 2016 in near La Quiaca, Argentina.

Fans cheer biker during Stage 4 of the
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Fans cheer biker during Stage 4 of the Dakar 2016 around Jujuy, Argentina, on January 6, 2016.

Sherco's Spanish biker Juan Pedrero Garcia competes during
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Sherco's Spanish biker Juan Pedrero Garcia competes during the Stage 4 of the 2016 Dakar Rally around Jujuy, in Argentina, on January 6, 2016.

People waiting for a biker during Stage 4
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People waiting for a biker during Stage 4 of the Dakar 2016 around Jujuy, Argentina, on January 6, 2016.

French biker Antoine Meo powers his KTM during
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French biker Antoine Meo powers his KTM during Stage 4 of the Dakar 2016 around Jujuy, Argentina, on January 6, 2016.

Peugeot's driver Carlos Sainz and co-driver Lucas Cruz,
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Peugeot's driver Carlos Sainz and co-driver Lucas Cruz, both from Spain, compete during the Stage 4 of the Dakar 2016 around Jujuy, in Argentina, on January 6, 2016.

Ignacio Jose Florimo Cornejo of Chile riding on
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Ignacio Jose Florimo Cornejo of Chile riding on and for SUZUKI RMZ 450 RALLYE SUZUKI RALLYE TEAM gets ready to compete on day 4 and the San Salvador de Jujuy stage four of the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 6, 2016 close to Purmamarca, Argentina.

Stephane Peterhansel of France and Paul Jean Cottret
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Stephane Peterhansel of France and Paul Jean Cottret of France in the PEUGEOT 2008 DKR for TEAM PEUGEOT TOTAL SOUTH AFRICA competes on day 4 and the San Salvador de Jujuy stage four of the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 6, 2016 close to Purmamarca, Argentina.

Pablo Copetti of Argentina riding on and for
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Pablo Copetti of Argentina riding on and for YAMAHA RAPTOR 700 MX DEVESA competes on day three of the 2016 Dakar Rally between Termas de Rio Hondo and Jujuy on January 5, 2016 near San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina.

TOPSHOT - Peugeot's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver
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TOPSHOT - Peugeot's driver Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret of France compete in the 2016 Dakar Rally's Stage 2 between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina, on January 4, 2016. Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb won the stage ahead of Peugeot's Stephane Peterhansel and Toyota's Vladimir Vasilyev of Russia. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE / AFP / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

TOPSHOT - Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb is
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TOPSHOT - Peugeot's French driver Sebastien Loeb is pictured after winning the 2016 Dakar Rally's Stage 2 between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo, in Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina, on January 4, 2016. Loeb won the stage ahead of Peugeot's Stephane Peterhansel and Toyota's Vladimir Vasilyev of Russia. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE / AFP / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Dakar cameraman,
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Dakar cameraman, Eric Falaizeau is covered in mud while filming the race action between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Stefan Svitko
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Stefan Svitko of Slovakia riding on and for KTM 450 RALLY REPLICA SLOVNAFT TEAM competes between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Nazareno Cristobal
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Nazareno Cristobal of Argentina and Sergio Lafuente of Uruguay in the MINI ALL4 RACING for X-RAID TEAM LOPEZ compete between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Emiliano Spataro
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Emiliano Spataro of Argentina and Benjamin Lozada of Argentina in the RENAULT DUSTER for RENAULT DUSTER TEAM compete between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Nani Roma of Spain in the MINI ALL4
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Nani Roma of Spain in the MINI ALL4 RACING for AXION X-RAID TEAM looks on after getting stuck in the mud as they compete between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina.

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Xavier Pons
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Xavier Pons of Spain and Adrian Ricardo Torlaschi of Argentina in the FORD RANGER for DMAS SOUTH RACING are helped by spectators after getting stuck in the mud as they compete between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Adrien Metge
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DEAN FUNES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 04: Adrien Metge of France riding on and for HONDA BRASIL competes between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Rio Hondo in the 2016 Dakar Rally on January 4, 2016 near Dean Funes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

A helicopter overflies an area between the Argentine
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A helicopter overflies an area between the Argentine cities of Rosario and Villa Carlos Paz on January 3, 2016 -- day in which poor weather forced the cancellation of Sunday's Dakar Rally opening stage. Thunderstorms and heavy rain prompted organisers to scrap the scheduled 600-kilometre plus route from Rosario to Villa Carlos Paz, with the conditions grounding safety helicopters and leaving parts of the course flooded. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

Toyota's driver Ronan Chabot of France and co-driver
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Toyota's driver Ronan Chabot of France and co-driver Gilles Pillot compete during the 11km Prologue of the 2016 Dakar Rally, in the province of Buenos Aires, on January 2, 2016. The Dakar Rally, which officially starts on January 3, will see participants race across Argentina and Bolivia in a two-week test of endurance. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

TOPSHOT - Gordini's US driver Robby Gordon and
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TOPSHOT - Gordini's US driver Robby Gordon and co-driver Kellon Walch compete during the 11km Prologue of the 2016 Dakar Rally, in the province of Buenos Aires, on January 2, 2016. The Dakar Rally, which officially starts on January 3, will see participants race across Argentina and Bolivia in a two-week test of endurance. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE / AFP / FRANCK FIFEFRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Carlos Sousa
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Carlos Sousa of Portugal and Paulo Fiuza of Portugal in the MITSUBISHI ASX RACING for MITSUBISHI PETROBRAS competes in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Ronan Chabot
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Ronan Chabot of France and Gilles Pillot of France in the TOYOTA HILUX for OVERDRIVE TOYOTA compete in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Ricky Brabec
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Ricky Brabec of the United States of America riding on and for HONDA CRF 450 RALLY TEAM HRC competes in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Juan Garcia
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Juan Garcia Pedrero of Spain riding on and for SHERCO TVS RTR 450 SHERCO TVS RALLY FACTORY competes in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Jordi Viladoms
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Jordi Viladoms of Spain riding on and for KTM 450 RALLY REPLICA RED BULL KTM FACTORY TEAM competes in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Adam Malysz
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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 02: Adam Malysz of Poland and Xavier Panseri of France in the MINI ALL4 RACING for ORLEN X-RAID TEAM compete in the Dakar Rally Prologue on January 2, 2016 outside Buenos Aires near Ariecifes, Argentina. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

epaselect epa05087162 A mechanic tightening the nuts of
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epaselect epa05087162 A mechanic tightening the nuts of a truck that is part of the Rally Dakar 2016 in Villa Carlos Paz, Argentina, on 3 January 2016 after the suspension of the first stage of the Rally Dakar 2016, because of heavy rains and thunder storms in the region. EPA/Felipe Trueba

Helder Rodrigues during the prologue stage of the
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Helder Rodrigues during the prologue stage of the Rally Dakar 2016 in Arrecife, 80 kilometers from Rosario, Argentina, 02 January 2016.

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