20140106 burning car
January 6, 2014: A car drives past the burning car of Bauyrzhan Issabayev and Gabdulla Ashimov of Kazakhstan during the second stage of the Dakar Rally from San Luis to San Rafael in ArgentinaReuters
20140107 cactus
January 7, 2014: Carlos Sainz of Spain drives his buggy during the third stage of the rally, from San Rafael to San Juan, ArgentinaReuters
20140108 truck
January 8, 2014: Kamaz truck driver Andrey Karginov and co-pilots Andrey Mokeev and Igor Devyatkin drive their vehicle during the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally, from San Juan to Chilecito in ArgentinaReuters
20140109 dust
January 9, 2014: Dakar Rally director Etienne Lavigne turns away from the cloud of dust kicked up as KTM rider Riaan Van Niekerk of South Africa rides past him during the fifth stage of the rally, from Chilecito to Tucuman in ArgentinaReuters
20140109 injured
January 9, 2014: Dakar Rally medics provide aid to Suzuki rider Gilbert Escale of Spain after he was injured in a crash during the fifth stage, from Chilecito to Tucuman in ArgentinaReuters
20140110 crying
January 9, 2014: Paulo Goncalves of Portugal reacts after his his Honda burst into flames during the fifth stage of the Dakar Rally 2014 from Chilecito to TucumanReuters
20140110 palante
Belgium's Eric Palante on his Honda a couple of days before the start of the Dakar Rally 2014. Organisers said Palante was found dead on January 10, 2014 after he failed to finish the fifth stage.Reuters
20140110 mountains
January 10, 2014: Christian Lavieille of France drives his Haval during the sixth stage, from Tucuman to Salta in ArgentinaReuters
20140110 splash
January 10, 2014: Adam Malysz of Poland drives his Overdrive through water during the sixth stageReuters
20140110 truck
January 10, 2014: Russia's Andrey Karginov drives his Kamaz truck during the sixth stage, from Tucuman to Salta, ArgentinaReuters
20140111 sculpture
January 11, 2014: A sculpture representing the Dakar Rally made using salt blocks is pictured on the Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia, host of the eighth stage of the rallyReuters
20130111 kids
January 11, 2014: Children pass an abandoned train painted with the message "Welcome Dakar" in Uyuni, Bolivia, before the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally 2014Reuters
20140111 salar
January 11, 2014: A Dakar Rally official's car on the Salar de Uyuni salt flats. After protests, only motorbikes and quad bikes were allowed near the largest salt flats in the world. Cars and trucks took a more direct route from Argentina into Chile.Reuters
20140112 mud
January 12, 2014: Stephane Hammard of France pushes his motorcycle through mud as quad rider Walter Nosiglia of Bolivia roars behind him in the seventh stage of the Dakar RallyReuters
20140112 morales
January 12, 2014: Bolivian President Evo Morales celebrates on the podium with Speedbrain rider Juan Carlos Salvatierra of Bolivia at the end of the seventh stage of the Dakar RallyReuters
20130113 roma
January 13, 2014: Race leader Nani Roma of Spain drives his Mini towards Calama in Chile during the eighth stage of the Dakar Rally 2014Reuters
20140113 coma
January 13, 2014: Marc Coma of Spain, leader in the motorbikes division, rides on the borders of a salt flat during the eighth stage. The ninth stage of the rally will be across the treacherous sand dunes of the Atacama Desert in ChileReuters