Gallery: The Craziest Photos from the 2016 Dakar Rally


Sometimes there’s nothing better than hundreds of vehicles going off-roading as fast as they can.

The 2016 Dakar Rally saw 218 vehicles cross the finish line, with Stéphane Peterhansel claiming his sixth win in the car category, after another six in the motorcycle race for a grand total of 12. The leader of the Peugeot dream team dominated the race with nine stage wins out of 12.

Claiming victory in the motorcycle category was Toby Price, who posted a flawless performance to make him the first Dakar champion from Australia.

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Five rookies managed to finish the race in the final top 10 while 2012 champion Gerard de Rooy claimed his second Dakar win in the truck category.

Check out the photo gallery above to see some of the best shots from this year’s race.

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  • Chas Sinklier

    What were the craziest pix? – Saw a bunch of nice photos of the event but generally regular shots – – – If U’re gonna use Craziest in the Headline – Give Us Craziest!! – – – course reckon these rather average shots may very well have been the craziest of the lot! – Haaaz! ~;0) VivaChas!