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Polaris RZRs Shine in Dakar Rally 2013

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Polaris RZR XP proved to be an excellent ride for Willy Alcaraz and others during the 2013 Dakar Rally in only the second year that the model has contested the race.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 14 Results

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Stage 14 marked the final contest of the 2013 Dakar Rally, and though competition was fierce for the stage win no one could move past KTM's Cyril Despres in the general classification.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 13 Results

Friday, January 18, 2013
Following Stage 13 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, Cyril Despres has a new rider pushing against his overall lead as they prepare for a final day of racing in Stage 14.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 12 Results

Thursday, January 17, 2013
Riders made their way back to the Atacama Desert in Stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, which, for one rider, marked his first stage win of this year's contest.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 11 Results

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Riders were forced to navigate the difficult South American terrain once again in Stage 11 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, giving American rider Kurt Caselli another opportunity to shine.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 10 Results

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Cyril Despres and Joan Barreda went head-to-head in a battle for the lead in Stage 10 of the 2013 Dakar Rally.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 9 Results

Monday, January 14, 2013
Riders had to dodge livestock and wild animals through the first portion of Stage 9 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, causing some to lose immense amounts of time overall.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 8 Results

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Heavy rain forced the cancellation of the first timed special of Stage 8 of the 2013 Dakar Rally. Riders resumed competition in the second timed section, a navigation nightmare leading into previously unexplored areas of Argentina.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 7 Results

Friday, January 11, 2013
American Kurt Caselli made a push for the front in Stage 7 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, a marathon sprint where riders were forced to deal with any issues on course alone, without the help of their crews.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 6 Results

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Riders faces an especially long test in Stage 6 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, leaving the coast of Chile for the first taste of the Andes Mountains.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 5 Results

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Contestants in the 2013 Dakar Rally left the immense sand dunes of previous stages behind for a quick, rocky ride through southern Peru in Stage 5.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 4 Results

Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The overall lead changed hands once again following a technically difficult Stage 4, which took riders on a long journey from Nazca to Arequipa.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 3 Results

Monday, January 7, 2013
Stage 3 of the 2013 Dakar Rally was a difficult trek south over mountainous sand dunes, full of steep altitude changes and plenty of dust. Navigation and mechanical issues proved to be a deciding factor in changes to the overall lead.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 2 Results

Sunday, January 6, 2013
Navigation challenges cost a number of top riders precious time in Stage 2 of the 2013 Dakar Rally, but also opened the door for others to challenge for the overall lead.

2013 Dakar Rally Stage 1 Results

Saturday, January 5, 2013
The short first stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally saw a number of South American riders earn top-10 finishes.