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Dakar Rally (1979-to date)

1979 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Dec 26 ’78-Jan 14)
Cyril Neveu (F)-Yamaha XT500

1980 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-23)
Cyril Neveu (F)-Yamaha XT500

1981 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-20)
Hubert Auriol (F)-BMW GS800R

1982 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-20)
Cyril Neveu (F)-Honda XR500

1983 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-20)
Hubert Auriol (F)-BMW GS980R

1984 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-20)
Gaston Rahier (B)-BMW GS980R

1985 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-22)
Gaston Rahier (B)-BMW GS980R

1986 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-22)
Cyril Neveu (F)-Honda NXR750V

1987 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-22)
Cyril Neveu (F)-Honda NXR750V

1988 – Paris-Algiers-Dakar (Jan 1-22)
Edi Orioli (I)-Honda NXR800V

1989 – Paris-Tunis-Dakar (Dec 25 ’88-Jan 13)
Gilles Lalay (F)-Honda NXR800V

1990 – Paris-Tripoli-Dakar (Dec 25 ’89-Jan 16)
Edi Orioli (I)-Cagiva Elefant 900

1991 – Paris-Tripoli-Dakar (Dec 29 ’90-Jan 17)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE750T

1992 – Paris-Sirte-Cape Town (Dec 25 ’91-Jan 8)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE850T

1993 – Paris-Tanger-Dakar (Jan 1-16)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE850T

1994 – Paris-Dakar-Paris (Dec 28 ’93-Jan 16)
Edi Orioli (I)-Cagiva Elefant 900

1995 – Granada-Dakar (Jan 1-15)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE750T

1996 – Granada-Dakar (Dec 30 ’95-Jan 14)
Edi Orioli (I)-Yamaha YZE850T

1997 – Dakar-Agades-Dakar (Jan 4-19)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE750T

1998 – Paris-Granada-Dakar (Jan 1-18)
Stephane Peterhansel (F)-Yamaha YZE750T

1999 – Granada-Dakar (Jan 1-17)
Richard Sainct (F)-BMW F650RR

2000 – Dakar-Cairo (Jan 6-23)
Richard Sainct (F)-BMW F650RR

2001 – Paris-Dakar (Jan 1-21)
Fabrizio Meoni (I)-KTM LC4 660R

2002 – Arras-Madrid-Dakar (Dec 28 ’01-Jan 13)
Fabrizio Meoni (I)-KTM LC8 950R

2003 – Marseille-Sharm el Sheikh (Jan 1-19)
Richard Sainct (F)-KTM LC4 660R

2004 – Clermont-Ferrand-Dakar (Jan 1-7)
Nani Roma (E)-KTM LC4 660R

2005 – Barcelona-Dakar (Dec 31 ’04-Jan 16)
Cyril Despres (F)-KTM LC4 660R

2006 – Lisbon-Dakar (Dec 31 ’05-Jan 15)
Marc Coma (E)-KTM LC4 660R

2007 – Lisbon-Dakar (Jan 6-21)
Cyril Despres (F)-KTM 690 Rally

2008 – Event cancelled

2009 – Buenos Aires-Valparaiso-Buenos Aires (Jan 3-18)
Marc Coma (E)-KTM 690 Rally

2010 – Buenos Aires-Antofagasta-Buenos Aires (Jan 2-16)
Cyril Despres (F)-KTM 690 Rally

2011 – Buenos Aires-Arica-Buenos Aires (Jan 1-15)
Marc Coma (E)-KTM 690 Rally

2012 – Mar del Plata-Copiapo-Lima (Jan 1-15)
Cyril Despres (F)-KTM 690 Rally #2

2013 – Lima-Buenos Aires-Santiago-Lima (Jan 5-19)
Cyril Despres (F)-KTM 690 Rally #1

2014 – Rosario-Valparaiso (Jan 5-18)
Marc Coma (E)-KTM 690 Rally #2

2015 –Buenos Aires-Iquique-Buenos Aires (Jan 4-17)
Marc Coma (E)-KTM 450 Rally #1

2016 – Buenos Aires-Rosario (Jan 2-16)
Toby Price (AUS)-KTM 450 Rally #3

Total rallies: 37

Winning riders

6 wins-Stephane Peterhansel
5 wins-Marc Coma, Cyril Despres, Cyril Neveu
4 wins-Edi Orioli
3 wins-Richard Sainct
2 wins-Hubert Auriol, Fabrizio Meoni, Gaston Rahier
1 win-Toby Price, Nani Roma

Total winning riders: 11

Winning nationalities

Australia-1 rider (Price)
Belgium
-1 rider(Rahier)
France-5 riders (Auriol, Despres, Neveu, Peterhansel, Sainct)
Italy-2 riders (Meoni, Orioli)
Spain-2 riders (Coma, Roma)

Total winning nationalities: 5

Winning manufacturers

15 wins-KTM
9 wins-Yamaha
6 wins-BMW
5 wins-Honda
2 wins-Cagiva

Total wins: 37 by 5 manufacturers