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Dakar Rally 2018

Antoine Meo of France drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Antoine Meo of France drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Antoine Meo of France drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Stephane Peterhansel of France and co-pilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and co-pilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and co-pilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Kevin Benavides of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Kevin Benavides of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Kevin Benavides of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool
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Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool
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Diego Martin Duplessis of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Diego Martin Duplessis of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Diego Martin Duplessis of Argentina drives his Honda. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Cyril Despres of France and co-pilot David Castera of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Cyril Despres of France and co-pilot David Castera of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Cyril Despres of France and co-pilot David Castera of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Armand Monleon of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Armand Monleon of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Armand Monleon of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Giniel De Villiers of South Africa and co-pilot Dirk Von Zitzewitz of Germany drive their Toyota. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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A fan takes a selfie as cars pas by. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

A fan takes a selfie as cars pas by. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

A fan takes a selfie as cars pas by. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck. 


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Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Eduard Nikolaev and co-pilot Evgeny Yakovlev of Russia work on their Kamaz truck. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. 

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Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. 

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Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Joan Barreda Bort of Spain drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Gerard Farres Guell of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Gerard Farres Guell of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Gerard Farres Guell of Spain drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota.

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Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Carlos Sainz of Spain receives instructions from copilot Lucas Cruz of Spain to unstuck their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Carlos Sainz of Spain receives instructions from copilot Lucas Cruz of Spain to unstuck their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Carlos Sainz of Spain receives instructions from copilot Lucas Cruz of Spain to unstuck their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Adrien Van Beveren of France drives his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Adrien Van Beveren of France drives his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Adrien Van Beveren of France drives his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Competitors prepare before departing for the stage. 


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Competitors prepare before departing for the stage. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Competitors prepare before departing for the stage. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Competitors get ready for the stage. 


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Competitors get ready for the stage. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Competitors get ready for the stage. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool
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Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Competitors depart for the stage. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool
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Competitors in action. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Competitors in action. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool

Competitors in action. REUTERS/Ricardo Mazalan/Pool
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Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Cyril Despres of France and copilot David Castera of France. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Cyril Despres of France and copilot David Castera of France. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Cyril Despres of France and copilot David Castera of France. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar and Matthieu Baumel of France try to move their stuck Toyota. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Sam Sunderland of Britain receives medical care after suffering an accident while driving his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Sam Sunderland of Britain receives medical care after suffering an accident while driving his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Sam Sunderland of Britain receives medical care after suffering an accident while driving his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Jacopo Cerutti of Italy rides his Husqvarna. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Jacopo Cerutti of Italy rides his Husqvarna. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Jacopo Cerutti of Italy rides his Husqvarna. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco near their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco near their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool

Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco near their Peugeot. REUTERS/Franck Fife/Pool
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Daniel Nosiglia Jager of Bolivia drives his KTM. 

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Daniel Nosiglia Jager of Bolivia drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Daniel Nosiglia Jager of Bolivia drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. 


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Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Stephane Peterhansel of France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret of France drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Ricky Brabec of the U.S. drives his Honda. 

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Ricky Brabec of the U.S. drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Ricky Brabec of the U.S. drives his Honda. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of the Netherlands, drive their Renault. 


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Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of the Netherlands, drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of the Netherlands, drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco drive their Peugeot. 

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Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Sebastien Loeb of France and co-pilot Daniel Elena of Monaco drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Peugeot Total team driver Stephane Peterhansel from France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret. 


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Peugeot Total team driver Stephane Peterhansel from France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Peugeot Total team driver Stephane Peterhansel from France and copilot Jean Paul Cottret. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Sergei Kariakin of Russia drives his Yamaha. 


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Sergei Kariakin of Russia drives his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Sergei Kariakin of Russia drives his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Xavier De Soultrait of France rides his Yamaha. 

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Xavier De Soultrait of France rides his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Xavier De Soultrait of France rides his Yamaha. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Toby Price of Australia falls off his KTM. 

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Toby Price of Australia falls off his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Toby Price of Australia falls off his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Gert Huzink of the Netherlands and copilot Rob Buursen of the Netherlands drive their Renault. 

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Gert Huzink of the Netherlands and copilot Rob Buursen of the Netherlands drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Gert Huzink of the Netherlands and copilot Rob Buursen of the Netherlands drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Cristina Gutierrez and Gabriel Moiset Ferrer with Mitsubishi. 


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Cristina Gutierrez and Gabriel Moiset Ferrer with Mitsubishi. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Cristina Gutierrez and Gabriel Moiset Ferrer with Mitsubishi. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Matthias Walkner of Austria drives his KTM. 


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Matthias Walkner of Austria drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Matthias Walkner of Austria drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of them of the Netherlands drive their Renault. 


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Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of them of the Netherlands drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Janus Van Kasteren and copilot Wouter De Graaff, both of them of the Netherlands drive their Renault. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. 


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Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Carlos Sainz of Spain and co-pilot Lucas Cruz of Spain drive their Peugeot. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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Toby Price of Australia drives his KTM. 


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Toby Price of Australia drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Toby Price of Australia drives his KTM. REUTERS/Andres Stapff
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