Noah, riding a 450 RTR for the Sherco Factory team, ended up 19th in the 12th and final stage on Friday to finish 20th in the overall standings.
Pierre Cherpin died while being transported from Jeddah to Lille on Thursday night, four days after his crash during the seventh stage from Ha'il to Sakaka.
The season will now start in Bahrain on March 28.
The charismatic Auriol won the race, which was then called the Paris-Dakar Rally, on a motorbike in 1981 and '83 and then in a car in 1992.
The 37-year-old Santosh, who was representing the Hero MotoSports in one of the world's biggest rallies, crashed on Wednesday and is being kept under a 24-hour observation.
Hamilton won his seventh F1 title last month to equal Michael Schumacher's record.
Mazepin, son of a billionaire who made his fortune in fertiliser, had apologised on Twitter for his "inappropriate behaviour" and the fact that the video was posted.
The 16-year-old won all six races in the first round of Novice Cup at the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship.
The Dutchman, starting from pole, led every lap of what turned out to be a processional race to cross the line 15.9 seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas.
Perez, who vaulted to fourth in the overall standings after Sunday's race, is the first Mexican driver to win a race since Pedro Rodriguez took victory in the 1970 Belgian Grand Prix.