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Dakar 2014: Toyota SA makes its mark

2014-01-22 09:23

The 9500km haul through Argentina and Chile was the longest, highest and toughest Dakar yet. Among the survivors were Toyota South Africa's Giniel de Villiers, Dirk von Zitzewitz, Leeroy Poulter, Rob Howie and privateers Thomas Rundle and Juan Mohr.

Giniel 4th: Triumph in the dunes

2014-01-16 11:27

‘We live to fight another day.’ Toyota’s Giniel de Villiers overcame the sand dunes of Antofagasta in Chile to finish Stage 10 in fourth place and move up to fourth overall in the 2014 Dakar Rally.

Peterhansel ready to rule Dakar - again

2014-01-05 00:52

Frenchman Stephane Peterhansel is the big favourite to reclaim his Dakar Rally title when the gruellling 13-stage race starts here on Sunday.

Giniel second in Dakar rally

2013-01-19 23:36

South African driver Giniel de Villiers has finished second in the Dakar Rally drivers title behind Stephane Peterhansel.

De Villiers stays second

2013-01-16 12:02

Giniel de Villiers consolidated his second place overall in the Dakar Rally after finishing fourth in the 10th stage of the race.

Giniel fights back to third

2013-01-09 09:47

SA's Giniel de Villiers and his Toyota Hilux are back up to third overall in the 2013 Dakar rally after a disastrous Tuesday.

Six weeks to 'off' for '13 Dakar

2012-11-26 22:14

The 2013 'Dakar' Rally is just six weeks away and the entry list and start numbers confirm that Toyota SA's Giniel de Villiers/Dirk von Zitzewitz and Duncan Vos/Rob Howie will be racing.

Podium finish for De Villiers

2012-01-15 17:25

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers has finished third in the Dakar Rally's cars category after the completion of the final stage.

Three SA cars in top ten

2012-01-13 18:28

Three South African-designed and -built Toyota pickups were in the top ten in the overall standings in the Dakar Rally.

De Villiers moves into 2nd

2012-01-05 12:19

South African Giniel de Villiers has moved into second position overall, after the fourth stage of the Dakar Rally in Argentina.

New coast-to-coast Dakar Rally

2011-11-08 17:53

The 2012 Dakar Rally will be a coast-to-coast trek from the Argentine city of Mar del Plata to the Peruvian capital Lima.

 

Dakar Stage 11: Giniel in 3rd

2014-01-17 14:58

Despite three punctures, South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers scored his third podium finish with third place during Stage 11 of the 2014 Dakar Rally.

SA's Giniel 4th in 'cruel Dakar'

2014-01-10 11:12

Toyota SA's Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz stayed in contention for a top three finish in the 2014 Dakar Rally by taking second place in Stage 5 moving into fourth overall.

Habig, Paisley win in Gauteng

2013-06-03 08:24

South African rally veterans Jan Habig and Robert Paisley saw off challengers from younger rivals to claim victory at the 2013 Toyota Dealer Rally in Gauteng.

Giniel eyes podium finish

2013-01-18 10:35

Giniel de Villiers looks set to finish on the podium after retaining second place overall in the Dakar Rally in Argentina.

Race lottery after lashing rain

2013-01-13 11:47

Torrential rain and flooded rivers turned the final stage of the first week of the 2012 Dakar rally into something of a lottery.

Stander's memory drives Giniel

2013-01-05 12:00

South African Dakar Rally star, Giniel de Villiers, will drive this year's race in memory of compatriot Burry Stander.

Dakar riders return satisfied

2012-01-17 19:58

South Africa's Dakar Rally drivers have returned home in good spirits and optimistic of going back for better results next year.

Giniel targets podium finish

2012-01-15 13:56

Giniel de Villiers said it would feel like his second win if he could hold his podium place heading into the final stage of Dakar Rally.

De Villiers fights back in Rally

2012-01-08 12:41

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers has fought back in the seventh stage of the Dakar Rally in Copiapo, Chile.

De Villiers in Dakar top three

2012-01-04 09:10

Giniel De Villiers, winner of the 2009 Dakar Rally, is just 1'40” behind leader Krzysztof Holowczyc in the overall standings.

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