1| SAM SUNDERLAND
The 8th Emilie Poucan Prize for the best photo
The Emilie Poucan Prize for the best photo of the 2018 edition of the Dakar has been unanimously awarded by the jury* to Eric Vargiolu, a photographer for the DPPI agency who is covering his 40th Dakar this year:
“I had studied this stage and observed that the first cars were going to set off at 6 o’clock in the morning, when the sun would be rising and that the general direction the competitors would head in was due east. This made it possible to have perfect lighting and take advantage of the first rays of sunshine, whilst crossing fingers and hoping...