The most testing rally in the world, The Dakar, is done for another year. The 2013 edition once again had it’s home in South America. This is the story of the 2013 Dakar in 100 pictures. Enjoy.

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Vehicles park at the parc ferme during the technical verification exercise of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Mechanics check a Mini belonging to Spain's Nani Roma and France's Michel Perin before the technical verification exercise for the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A mechanic rests next to a vehicle before the technical verification exercise of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Vehicles park at the parc ferme during the technical verification exercise of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Race2Recovery team member injured Afghanistan veteran Zambon of the U.S gets into his Land Rover during the technical verification exercise of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Petronas De Rooy Iveco trucks arrive to the technical verification exercises of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Italy's Liparoti rides her Yamaha quad while passing in front of spectators after the technical verification exercise of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Vehicles are seen parked at the parc ferme of the Dakar Rally 2013 at Magdalena beach in Lima. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

KTM pilots Despres and Faria pose during departure ceremony of fifth South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2013 in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Gordon and co-pilot Walch of the U.S. jump from the podium in their Hummer at the fifth South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2013 in Lima. ENRIQUE CASTRO-MENDIVIL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Carlos Sainz and and his navigator Timo Gottschalk of Germany pass a motorcycle in their Buggy during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Marcos Patronelli rides his Yamaha quad during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and co-pilot Kellon Walch compete with their Hummer during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Claudio Clavigliasso rides his Can-Am quad during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S stands near his Hummer, stuck in the sand during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Lavieille and co-pilot Polato compete with their Proto Dessoude during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Pascal Thomasse and co-pilot Pascal Larroque compete with their Buggy MD Rallye during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and his navigator Kellon Walch try to recover their Hummer, stuck in the sand during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Lima to Pisco. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Peru's Enrique Umbert Okumura rides his Yamaha quad during the first stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Lima to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Marcos Patronelli rides his Yamaha quad during the departure ceremony of the fifth South American edition of the Dakar Rally 2013 in Lima. STRINGER/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Frans Verhoeven of the Netherlands rides his Yamaha motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcycle competitors wait for the start of the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Cyril Despres rides his KTM motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcyclists compete during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Cyril Despres rides his KTM motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcyclists compete during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Darryl Curtis rides his KTM motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Chile's Claudio Rodriguez rides his Honda motorcycle during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Poland's Krzysztof Holowczyc and his navigator Filipe Palmeiro of Portugal compete with their Mini during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Pascal Delesque rides his Honda quad during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Lucio Ezquiel Alvarez and his navigator Bernardo Rolando Graue compete with their Toyota during the second stage of the Dakar Rally 2013, from Pisco to Pisco. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Juan Garcia Pedrero rides his KTM during the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Cyril Despres waits for the start of the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugals Paulo Goncalves rides his Husqvarna during the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Villiers and co-pilot Germany's Zitzewitz compete during 3rd stage of Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugal's Helder Rodrigues rides his Honda during the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Woman jumps as France's Chabot and co-pilot Pillot compete with SMG during Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A motorcyclist competes during the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Lavigne, Director of Dakar Rally 2013, and doctor attend to Netherland's Bergeijk after he crashed during rally from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Terranova and co-pilot Portugal's Fiuza compete during 3rd stage of Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Netherland's De Rooy, co-pilots Belgium's Colsoul and Netherland's Rodewald compete with their Iveco Truck during the 3rd stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Pisco to Nazca. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Despres rides his KTM during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Curtis rides his KTM during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Sainz and Germany's Gottschalk compete with their Buggy during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Gordon and Walch of the U.S. are seen near their Hummer after they crashed during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Qatar's Al-Attiyah and Spain's Cruz compete with their Buggy during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Russia's Nikolaev, Savostin and Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Italy's Botturi rides his Husqvarna during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A motorcyclist competes during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Qatar's Al-Attiyah and Spain's Cruz compete with their Buggy during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Roma and France's Perin compete with their Mini during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Villiers and Germany's Zitzewitz compete with their Toyota during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcyclistes compete during the 4th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Nazca to Arequipa. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Chile's Sebastian Palma with his Can-Am quad and France's Francis Gadioux with his Honda bike compete during the 6th stage of the Dakar Rally from Arica to Calama. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Competitors compete on Quads during the 6th stage of the Dakar Rally from Arica to Calama. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and co-pilot Kellon Walch compete with their Hummer car during the 6th stage of the Dakar Rally from Arica to Calama. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Netherland's Erik Van Loon and co-pilot Marc Wams stand near their Mitsubishi after they crashed during the 6th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Arica to Calama. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Van Niekerk rides his KTM during the 5th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Arequipa in Peru to Arica in Chile. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

South Africa's Van Niekerk falls with his KTM during the 5th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Arequipa in Peru to Arica in Chile. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Riders gather to fill their motorcycle tanks during the untimed 7th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Calama to Salta. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

An alpaca crosses the road as drivers wait in their vehicles during the untimed 7th stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally from Calama to Salta. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A car passes the highlands of Chile during the untimed 7th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Calama to Salta. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A policeman directs traffic towards a motorcyclist during the untimed 7th stage of the Dakar Rally from Calama to Salta. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A support vehicle crashes on a road barrier at the highlands of Chile during the untimed 7th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Calama to Salta. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Kawasaki pilot Spain's Paco Martinez runs in mud during a flash flood at the 8th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Kurt Caselli of the U.S rides his KTM during the 8th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

United Arab Emirates' Sebastian Husseini rides his Honda quad during the 8th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Australia's Matt Fish rides Huqsvarna during the 8th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Salta to San Miguel de Tucuman. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugal's Pedro Bianchi Prata rides his Husqvarna during the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Vincent Guindani rides his Yamaha during the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Vincent Guindani rides his Yamaha during the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Nani Joan Roma and co-pilot France's Michel Perin compete with their Mini during the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and co-pilot Kellon Walch compete with their Hummer during the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Peru's Vellutino rides his KTM the 9th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from San Miguel de Tucuman to Cordoba. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugal's Helder Rodrigues rides his Honda during the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Cordoba to to La Rioja. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A car competes during the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Cordoba to to La Rioja. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Russia's Vladimir Vasiljev and co-pilot Ukraine's Vitaliy Yevtyekhov compete with their G-Force Proto during the 10th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Cordoba to to La Rioja. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A helicopter lifts a motorcycle after the rider was blocked by a river following a flash flood during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Mastromatteo and co-pilot Aliaga are seen stuck in river following flash flood during Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Pascal Thomasse, co-pilot Pascal Larroque and Dakar director Etienne Lavigne are helped by a helicopter to take out their Buggy MD Rallye which was stuck in a river following a flash flood during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugal's Paulo Goncalves rides his Husqvarna during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcyclists compete during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Argentina's Gaston Gonzalez rides his Honda quad during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Russia's Eduard Nikolaev, co-pilots Sergey Savostin and Vladimir Rybakov compete with their Kamaz truck during the 11th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Rioja to Fiambala. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Motorcyclists compete during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Spain's Barreda and France's Despres compete during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Despres rides his KTM during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Riders compete with their quad and motorcycles during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

A motorcyclist competes during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and co-pilot Kellon Walch compete with their Hummer during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Netherland's Gerard De Rooy, co-pilots Belgium's Tom Colsoul and Netherland's Darek Rodewald compete with their Iveco Truck during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Mechanics work on the Hummer of Robby Gordon of the U.S. following the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S and co-pilot Kellon Walch compete with their Hummer during the 12th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Fiambala to Copiapo. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Norway's Pal Ullevaseter rides his KTM during the 13th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Copiapo to La Serena. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Portugal's Paulo Goncalves rides his Husqvarna during the 13th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Copiapo to La Serena. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Stephane Peterhansel and co-pilot Jean-Paul Cottret and Spain's Nani Joan Roma and co-pilot France's Michel Perin compete with their Mini during the 13th stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from Copiapo to La Serena. POOL/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Robby Gordon of the U.S. inspects France's Guerlain Chicherit's SMG before the start of the 14th and last stage of the Dakar Rally 2013 from La Serena to Santiago. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

Racer Rafal Sonik celebrates his third place on his quad during the fifth South American edition of the Dakar rally 2013 in Santiago. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Despres celebrates after winning the fifth South American edition of the Dakar rally 2013 in the motorcycle category, in Santiago. IVAN ALVARADO/REUTERS

The 2013 Dakar Rally in 100 Pix

France's Despres and Peterhansel celebrate on the podium after they won the fifth South American edition of the Dakar rally 2013 i in Santiago. JACKY NAEGELEN/REUTERS