Dakar facts and figures
Stephane Peterhansel has won the most motorcycle Dakar stage wins with 33.
KTM have won the last 15 Dakar rallies.
In 1992, Auriol became the first man to win on both two and four wheels. Stephane Peterhansel and Nani Roma have also achieved this since.
A record 688 competitors started the 2005 rally.