Every year Boston.com
does a Big Picture
photo essay on the rally, and as usual, this year does not disappoint.
:: Steenbeek van Hendrik of the Netherlands naps inside his Dodge truck after finishing the eight stage of the Dakar Rally at the rally's camp in Calama, Chile, on Jan. 13. (Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)
:: Gerard List and Johannes Mooij from the Netherlands for Han Prodakar pose on the official podium in front of The National Flag Memorial (Monumento Nacional a la Bandera) during the 2014 Dakar Rally Previews on Jan. 4, in Rosario, Argentina. (Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
:: KTM rider Marc Coma of Spain waves as he arrives at the end of the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally in Uyuni, Bolivia, on Jan. 12. (Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press)
:: Argentine driver Orlando Terranova and co-driver Paulo Fiuza on Mini compete during the Stage 6 of the Dakar 2014 between Tucuman ad Salta, Argentina, on Jan. 10. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)
:: Dutch driver Bernhard Ten Brinke and co-driver French Mathieu Baumel on HRX compete during the Stage 6 of the Dakar 2014 between Tucuman ad Salta, Argentina, on Jan. 10. (Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images)