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Photos: Dakar Rally 2013

Updated 7:22 AM ET, Mon January 21, 2013
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Marcos Patronelli of Yamaha Racing Team Argentina, who won first place in the all-terrain vehicle category, celebrates during the podium presentations at the end of the 2013 Dakar Rally on Sunday, January 20, in Santiago, Chile. The dangerous, 16-day rally is an annual off-road race for motorcycles, ATVs, cars and trucks that takes place in Peru, Argentina and Chile. Three people died in this year's race. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
France's Guerlain Chicherit shows off during the 2013 Dakar Rally podium ceremony on January 20. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images
Kamaz team member Eduard Nikolaev sprays champagne to celebrate the team's first place in the 2013 Dakar Rally truck category on January 20. MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images
Argentinian ATV driver Marcos Patronelli, left, is congratulated by his brother Alejandro Patronelli after the 14th stage of the rally between La Serena and Santiago, Chile, on Saturday, January 19. Patronelli finished third in the final stage of the competition. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Chile's Francisco Lopez Contardo rides his KTM during the 14th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 on January 19. Eliseo Fernandez/reuters/LANDOV
A Chilean supporter waits for the competitors during stage 13 from Copiapo to La Serena on Friday, January 18 in Copiapo, Argentina. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Francesco Chaleco Lopez Contardo of Chile competes in stage 13 on January 18 in Copiapo, Argentina. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Diego Demelchori and Simon Pavey race over a dune on January 18 in Copiapo, Argentina. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
A mechanic rests on a truck on January 18. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Nani Joan Roma of Spain and co-driver Michel Perin of France compete on January 18. stringer/afp/getty images
Norway's Pal Ullvalseter competes on January 18. JACKY NAEGELEN/AFP/Getty Images
Stephane Peterhansel and co-driver Jean Paul Cottret, both from France, drive their Mini during Stage 13 of the 2013 Dakar Rally between Copiapo and La Serena, in Chile, on Friday, January 18. JACKY NAEGELEN/AFP/Getty Images
People wait for the arrival of racers at the end of Stage 13 on January 18. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Esteban Smith of Vamos Chile Rally Team competes in Stage 13 on January 18. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Nani Roma and co-driver Michel Perin of team Mini race through the desert with a helicopter nearby on January 18. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
KTM's rider Cyril Despres of France competes in Stage 13 of the race on January 18. JACKY NAEGELEN/AFP/Getty Images
France's Roman Chabot steers his SMG during Stage 12 of the race between Fiambala, Argentina, and Copiapo, Chile, on Thursday, January 17. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Bikers compete between Fiambala, Argentina, and Copiapo, Chile, on January 17. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Francisco Chaleco Lopez of Chile competes during Stage 12 of Dakar 2013 on January 17. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Vadym Nesterchuk and co-driver Vladimir Demyanenko of Team Mitsubishi compete on January 17 in Fiambala, Argentina. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Frans Verhoeven of the Netherlands competes during Dakar 2013 between Fiambala, Argentina, and Copiapo, Chile, on January 17. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Frans Verhoeven of team Yamaha competes in Stage 11 from La Rioja to Fiambala, Argentina, during the 2013 Dakar Rally on Wednesday, January 16. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
France's Pacal Thomasse's car is stuck during Stage 11 on January 16. AFP/Getty Images
Honda's rider Helder Rodrigues of Portugal speeds down a dune on the leg between La Rioja and Fiambala on January 16. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Claudio Clavigliasso of team CAN-AM ATV Argentina competes in Stage 10 from Cordoba to La Rioja, Argentina, on Tuesday, January 15. ShaunBotterill/Getty Images
A biker splashes through Stage 10 on January 15. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
BMW's Orlando Terranova of Argentina spins around a turn on January 15. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
A biker competes rides through water on January 15. RANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Toyota driver Adam Malysz of Poland competes in the ninth stage of the Dakar 2013 between Tucuman and Cordoba, Argentina, on Monday, January 14. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
French rider Cyril Despres of the KTM Red Bull Rally Factory Team takes in the picturesque countryside during the race's ninth stage on January 14. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah steers his buggy through muddy water on January 14. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
KTM rider Cyril Despres encounters some mud between Salta and Tucuman, Argentina, on Saturday, January 12. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Chile's Cesar Zumaran, left, and Fabio Mauri of Italy race during the eighth stage on January 12. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Spain's Jose Israel Borrell Gonzalez rides between Salta and Tucuman on January 12. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Brazil's Guilherme Spinelli gets stuck in a flooded river during the eighth stage of the rally on January 12. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Argentina's Martin Amengual, left, receives some help from Spain's Paco Martinez on January 12. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Brazil's Guilherme Spinelli looks down on his Mitsubishi stuck in a river below on January 12. Co-driver Youssef Haddad is next to the vehicle as a helicopter passes overhead with a bike. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Competitors hold a minute of silence for France's Thomas Bourgin on January 12. Bourgin, 25, was killed while on his way to start the seventh stage of the race when he was hit by a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
A competitor eats breakfast in Cachi, Argentina, on Friday, January 11. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
A rider sleeps in Cachi on January 11. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
A rider checks out his road book in Cachi after the seventh stage of the rally on January 11. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Lucio Alvarez and co-driver Ronnie Graue of Team Toyota try to move their stranded truck during the sixth stage from Arica to Calama, Chile, on Thursday, January 10. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Riders compete in Stage 6 from Arica to Calama on January 10. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Mini's driver Stephane Peterhansel of France competes in Stage 6 on January 10. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
No. 170 Stefano Rampolla and No. 179 Jan Bastiaan Nijen Twilhaar wait to start Stage 6 on January 10. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah steers his buggy during Stage 5 between Arequipa and Arica, Chile, on Wednesday, January 9. Frederic LE FLOC'H/AFP/Getty Images
France's Olivier Pain sends a plume of sand in the air during Stage 5 on Wednesday, January 9. Frederic LE FLOC'H/AFP/Getty Images
Unidentified bikers and ATV riders compete during Stage 4 between Nazca and Arequipa, Peru, on Tuesday, January 8. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Paulo Goncalves rides toward the sun on January 8. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Toyota's driver Giniel De Villiers of South Africa rides through the water during Stage 4 between Nazca and Arequipa, Peru, on January 8. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Robby Gordon of the United States, center, sits in the sand by his overturned Hummer on January 8. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Qatar's Nasser Al-Attiyah competes during Stage 3 between Pisco and Nazca, Peru, on Monday, January 7. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Australia's Ben Grabham cruises down a sand dune on January 6. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
A road book marks the route for Stage 2 of the rally on January 6. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
Riders compete during Stage 1 between Lima and Pisco, Peru, on Saturday, January 5. FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images
France's Jean-Marc Verrier, left, and Herve Toscano wave to the crowd in their Chevrolet Springbok prototype during the 2013 Dakar Rally departure ceremony in Lima on January 5. GERALDO CASO/AFP/Getty Images
Peruvian fans take pictures of the podium during the departure ceremony on January 5. ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images
Great Britain's Lyndon Poskitt pops a wheelie on his KTM on January 5 during the departure ceremony. GERALDO CASO/AFP/Getty Images