De Villiers not taking risks

2015-01-17 13:23

A cautious approach saw South African driver Giniel de Villiers finish the penultimate stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally in 12th place.

De Villiers misses podium

2015-01-09 13:44

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers missed out on a podium finish for the first time during the 2015 Dakar Rally.

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.

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.


Race is over for us: De Villiers

2015-01-14 13:45

A navigation bungle on the ninth stage of the 2015 Dakar Rally dealt a serious blow to SA driver Giniel de Villiers' title hopes.

De Villiers retains 2nd spot

2015-01-08 11:39

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and his co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz retained their second place overall at the Dakar Rally.

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.

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.

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.

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