The 40th anniversary of one of the most challenging auto races in world history is complete.
Watch these cars and trucks hit the wide-open deserts of South America to compete in the race this month.
One of the most renowned motorsport events in the world, this year's rally covered thousands of miles of challenging terrain in Peru.
?Best of Dakar 2018
?Best of Trucks
?Best of Cars
Best of SxS
?Best of Bikes
Teams sponsored by Peugeot and Toyota took the top three trophies for cars, while KTM and Honda won the top honors for motorcycles, respectively.
A Polaris machine clinched the victory in the UTV category, and a Russian Kamaz truck finished far ahead of runner-up MAZ. An honorable mention goes to Hero Motorcorp of India, placing sixth on a custom-made bike, along with the Polish Orlen Team who placed fifth in the cars category using a highly-modified Mini Cooper.
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