Toby Price has won his second Dakar title in Peru after battling through pain from a broken bone in his right wrist before the race.
Price was leading by one minute in the final leg of the 10-stage race, after a nail-biting finish in the ninth separated by only a second from rival Chilean Pablo Quintanilla to claim fifth.
The defining moment came around 10 kilometres into the final race stage – a timed, dune-heavy stretch of around 112 kilomtres between Prisco and Lima – when Quintanilla fell from his bike and injured his foot.
Quintanilla ultimately finished fourth overall.
"It's very crazy to sit here and say that we won the Dakar Rally with no stage victories until today,” Price told Reuters. “It's really crazy. I'm over the moon."
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