Scenes from the 2012 Dakar Rally

2012 Dakar Rally
Martin Mejia / AP

Argentina's Marcos Patronelli races his quad in Copiapó, Chile, on Jan. 7, 2012, as a helicopter flies overhead during the seventh stage of the 2012 Dakar Rally. The rally, named for the original race that took participants from Paris to Dakar, Senegal, is taking place in Latin America for the fourth time since 2009.

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