Nasser Al-Attiyah won the second stage of the Dakar rally from Villa Carlos Paz to San Juan in front of Geniel de Villiers in second position and third position for Bernhard Ten Brinke. In the motorbike category the victory went to Joan Barreda with fellow Team HRC pilot Paulo Goncalves claiming the second position. Red Bull KTM secured the last and final spot on the podium by Ruben Faria. In the Truck/Quads category it was once again Hans Stacey taking the win in his Team de Rooy Iveco. Archenemies Kamaz - Master is second in the rankings with Eduard Nikolaev as the fastest driver of the Russian team.