Today's a rest day, thank goodness. After the unfortunate death of one rider, and two followers of the event, I think we could all use a break.
Over 35% of the bike field has dropped out. I'm not sure of the numbers for cars and trucks, but there have been plenty of withdrawls in those categories as well. Here are the official highlights from the Dakar series site.
This is the top bike and car moments from Stage 6, with beautiful work from the helicopter crew.