Here’s your 2017 Dakar Rally photo of the day

Awesome images from the 2017 Dakar Rally updated each day throughout the event.
By Tim Sturtridge

Follow the story of the 2017 Dakar Rally with a picture each day from the world's greatest rally-raid event, as the bravest athletes in motorsport tackle the tough terrain of South America.

And if that's not enough for you, be sure to check out daily updates, interviews, news and videos from Dakar on RedBull.com/Dakar.

Our latest Dakar photo of the day is below and scroll down for previous entries…

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Britain's first Dakar winner
Sam Sunderland celebrates Dakar Rally victory
Britain's first Dakar winner Sam Sunderland celebrates becoming Britain's first Dakar Rally winner, as the riders arrive at the finish line of Stage 12 in Buenos Aires. © Flavien Duhamel/Red Bull Content Pool
Making notes for the course
Davis Castera makes notes for Cyril Despres at Dakar Rally
Making notes for the course Cyril Despres' co-driver David Castera makes some prepatory notes ahead of a special stage. © Marc Bow/Red Bull Content Pool
Stefan Svitko versus the sun
Stefan Svitko rides against the backdrop of a setting sun at the Dakar Rally
Stefan Svitko versus the sun Stefan Svitko pushes his KTM to the limit as the sun starts the set on another day at the 2017 Dakar Rally. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
Slide that thing around
Daniel Nosiglia slides his motorcycle during a stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally
Slide that thing around Daniel Nosiglia gets the back end of his Honda stepped out on the way to San Juan, Argentina, on Stage 10. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
Kickin' up a dust trail
Sébastien Loeb in action on Stage 10 of the Dakar Rally
Kickin' up a dust trail Team Peugeot Total's Sébastien Loeb hammering his 3008 DKR machine in search of valuable time. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
Riding on water
Helder Rodrigues splashes water aside on the Dakar Rally
Riding on water Helder Rodrigues parts the waters as he rides from Uyuni in Bolivia to Salta in Argentina on Stage 8. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
Dune landing
Matthias Walkner rides stage four of the 2017 Dakar Rally in Argentina on January 5, 2017.
Dune landing Matthias Walkner of the Red Bull KTM Factory Team gets busy on the first dune section of the 2017 Dakar Rally. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
The daily debrief
Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) of Team Peugeot TOTAL is seen after stage 3 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Resistencia to Tucuman, Argentina on January 3, 2017.
The daily debrief It takes more than a stage victory for 12-time Dakar Rally winner Stéphane Peterhansel to get carried way. © Marc Bow/Red Bull Content Pool
Keep your eyes on the road!
Dmitry Sotnikov (RUS) of Team KAMAZ-Master races during stage 02 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Resistencia to Tucuman, Argentina on January 3, 2017.
Keep your eyes on the road! Dmitry Sotnikov of Team Kamaz Master hits the road between the Argentinian provinces of Chaco and Tucumán. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool
Making a splash!
Jakub Przygonski (POL) of Orlen X-Raid Team races during stage 1 of Rally Dakar 2017 from Asuncion, Paraguay to Resistencia, Argentina on January 2, 2017.
Making a splash! Kuba Przygonski goes full tilt into one of the river crossings on the first stage of the 2017 Dakar Rally. © Flavien Duhamel/Red Bull Content Pool
Friends in high places
Toby Price (AUS) is seen at the start podium of Rally Dakar 2017 with the presidents of Paraguay (Horacio Cartes) and Bolivia (Evo Morales)
Friends in high places Toby Price is not just the reigning Dakar Rally bike race champion, he also has the presidents of Paraguay and Bolivia on speed dial. © Marcelo Maragni/Red Bull Content Pool