Dakar Rally 2014. The road to the finish line
• Dakar Rally 2014. The road to the finish line
On January 18, the Chilean city of Valparaiso finished 35th transcontinental rally-marathon "Dakar Rally", the most prestigious and dangerous on the planet. The sixth consecutive year, it was held in the vast South America. The finish line, overcoming the most remote and desolate places of Argentina, Bolivia and Chile, were able to cross the lower half of the starters. Unfortunately, there were no casualties: the rally-marathon has always been a risky and complicated.
Victory was celebrated Spaniard Marc Coma on KTM in the motorcycle class (among other things, the Austrian brand has won the "Dakar Rally" in the 13 th time in a row - a record all records), Spaniard Nani Roma in the MINI in the car class and Russian Andrey Karginov on KAMAZ in the classroom trucks.
Congratulations to the winners!
Portuguese rider Paulo Goncalves from the team Honda Team HRC mourns the loss of a motorcycle.
Motorcyclists in anticipation of the start of the rally.
The Chilean rider Francisco Lopez from Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team team overcomes the river.
The Argentinean Orlando Terranova and Portuguese Paulo FIUZA from team Monster Energy X-raid Team in the foam and spray during a river crossing.
The French rider Alain Erme from Accel'R Agen team rushes on the road.
The Slovak rider Ivan Jakes from the team NAD RESS Adventure Team overcomes the water obstacle.
The Spanish rider Joan Barreda from team Honda Team HRC under the scorching sun, peeking from behind the mountains.
The French rider Olivier Pen of Yamaha Racing France team in a risky jump.
The Spanish rider Marc Coma of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team Racing Team drives past on her way mustangs pack.
The French Christian Laviey and Jean-Pierre Garcin from the team HAVAL Dakar Team uplift the dust on the sharp turn.
bivouac in the desert.
The Mechanic French car deals Lavieya Christiane and Jean-Pierre Garcin from the team HAVAL Dakar Team.
The Spanish rider Marc Coma of Team Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team uplifting dust.
Adyua Frenchman Jo and Spaniards Marco Alkayna Ferran and Marc Torres Petronas Team De Rooy team among gloomy rocks.
The Dutchman Bernhard Ten Brink and Frenchman Matthieu Baumel of Riwald Dakar Team team on a narrow section of the rocks.
The smiling spectator.
members rally overcome chipped dunes.
The Russians Andrew Kargin Mokeev Andrei and Igor Devyatkin from the team "KAMAZ-Master" among the rocks
The fall of the French motorcyclist Bruno Da Costa of the Yamaha Racing France team.
The doctors assisted the Spanish rider Gilberto Escala from Team Petromiralles team.
Bolivian rider Walter Nozilov from the team Mec Team Honda Racing Argentina rushes in the footsteps of other participants of the rally.
Director of the "Dakar Rally" Etienne Lavigne gets a generous helping of sand from the South African motorcyclist Riana van Niekerk from the team Broadlink KTM Rally Team.
Director of the "Dakar Rally" Etienne Lavigne helps Kazakhs Bauyrzhan Isabayeva and Gabdulla Ashimov of "Astana" team after the accident.
The Spanish Carlos Sainz and Toni Cruz from Red Bull SMG Rally Team team to race in the desert, leaving deep holes in the sand.
Accident Portuguese rider Paulo Gonçalves from team Honda Team HRC, which ended in the complete loss of the bike that brought the Portuguese to tears.
The desperation of the Portuguese.
The Spanish rider Marc Coma of the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing Team team rushes to victory confidently.
The Italian rider Juan Carlos Carignani from team BLACK FOREST QUAD takes a mud bath
members rally passing the largest salt marsh in the world.
Salar at sunset.
The dog decided to compete in speed with the Spanish rider Joan Barreda from Honda Team HRC team.
Saline in the midday sun.
Salar at sunset.
The Chilean rider Victor Manuel Gallegos Losik of team Honda Tamarugal Racing XC Rally Team travels around the desert.
The woman poses in a huge truck.
The Chilean polisvumen in the dust.
The Hungarian rider Janos Dechy of Arrabona MSE team uplifts the cloud of sand during the congress with dunes.
The Russians Andrew Kargin Mokeev Andrei and Igor Devyatkin from the team "KAMAZ-Master" to "Gold Bedouins" on the podium.