The 2016 Dakar Rally is in the books with a familar winning driver, Stephane Peterhansel, but not as familar a winning marque – Peugeot.
Peterhansel’s win is his 12th in the rally that runs through Bolivia and Argentina. But it’s the first win for Peugeot in 26 years, since 1990.
Nasser Al Attiyah and Giniel de Villiers completed the podium in cars. Sebastien Loeb ended the rally with another stage run, although issues earlier in the rally cost him a shot at winning on debut.
Toby Price’s win in the bikes category on his KTM generated a number of congratulatory tweets, including from his countryman and one of the FIA WEC World Champions, Mark Webber:
Gerard de Rooy took the trucks division, his second win.
The Patronelli brothers finished 1-2 in quads, with Marcos Patronelli taking the victory.
A full 63 percent of starters finished the grueling 13-stage, two-week rally.
Here’s videos from the final stage of the rally, as well as all past days linked below in case you missed any.
Stephane Peterhansel clinches 12th Dakar win, 6th in cars
The legend continues for Stephane Peterhansel who cruised to his 12th Dakar Rally win overall and his sixth in the cars division. He also has six wins on a bike.
Toby Price wins Dakar Rally bikes division in second attempt
Toby Price won a wild Dakar Rally in the bikes division during only his second participation. He also is the first Australian to win the event.
Patronelli brothers finish 1-2 in Dakar Rally quads division
Marcos Patronelli became the first to win the Dakar Rally quads division three times. This victory came on Argentinian home soil with his brother, Alejandro, coming in second.
Gerard de Rooy gets second Dakar win in trucks division
Gerard de Rooy gets his second Dakar Rally win in the trucks division thanks in large part to never finishing any stage lower than 10th.
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