ARTICLES RELATING TO GINIEL DE VILLIERS

Dakar success spawns special top Hilux

2015-03-16 08:11

Toyota has launched a special edition Hilux Dakar to celebrate its 45th anniversary as well as the achievents of Dakar specialists Giniel de Villiers and his navigator.

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.

Toyota Imperial SA ready for 2015 Dakar

2015-01-08 13:51

For motorsport enthusiasts January is synonymous with only one thing - The Dakar Rally. The Toyota Imperial SA team has fielded "the 'best race Toyota Hilux yet".

Dakar Day3: Orlando keeps Mini momentum

2015-01-07 10:14

Orlando Terranova maintained Mini team's winning streak claiming victory in Stage 3 to move third overall in the 2015 Dakar Rally.

Giniel second as Nasser bounces back

2015-01-06 05:19

Nasser al-Attiyah bounced back from being stripped of his Dakar Stage 1 win on Sunday to regain the overall lead on Monday.

SA crews hot for start of '15 Dakar

2015-01-04 10:19

Checks done. Ceremonial start over. Later today (Jan 4) the 2015 Dakar Rally will howl into action and we'll be rooting for the SA Hilux crews.

Toyota SA wraps up Dakar test

2014-10-10 13:01

South Africa's Toyota Hilux crew of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz has wrapped up six successful days of testing for the 2015 Dakar at the Rally of Morocco.

SA pair still with leaders in Morocco

2014-10-07 12:47

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz are still with leaders in the 2014 Morocco Rally, a shakedown/test event to prepare them for the 2015 Dakar.

It's Dakar time: Follow it on Wheels24

2014-10-02 13:31

It's almost time for Earth's most gruelling annual off-road challenge... the Dakar Rally. South Africa's Toyota team is just about ready... are you?

 

Giniel speaks on Dakar podium place

2015-01-20 08:29

Things were not always easy for the Toyota SA team but Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz fought hard to reach the Dakar 2015 podium.

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.

Dakar Day5: Vasilyev keeps Mini in charge

2015-01-09 08:36

Russian driver Vladimir Vasilyev kept Mini's monopoly on the Dakar Rally on Thursday with five stage wins from five as the event reach the Pacific Ocean..

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.

Poulter impresses on Dakar Day 2

2015-01-06 07:17

Stage 2 or Dakar 2015 was the longest of the rally but South Africa's two Toyota stars came out of it in second and 11th places - with Poulter shining.

Dakar Day 1: Giniel home in top four

2015-01-04 19:54

The first special stage of the 2015 Dakar, only 175km, was won by Nasser al-Attiyah in a Mini after holding off SA's Giniel de Villliers' Toyota Hilux.

Toyota SA ready for 2015 Dakar

2014-12-01 09:30

Toyota South Africa's Dakar team is all set for the planet's most iconic and gruelling motorsport event in 2015. And they have better Hilux bakkies too!

Super day for SA crew at Morocco Rally

2014-10-09 11:27

SA's Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz suffered some heavy setbacks at the Morocco Rally but despite mechanical gremlins, the pair managed to win a great stage on Wednesday.

SA Toyota crew shows 'how to' in Morocco

2014-10-06 12:56

SA Toyota team Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz had a minor setback on Saturday's Stage 1 of the Rally of Morocco but made up the pace to finish second overall...

SA Toyota team on Dakar desert warm-up

2014-10-02 12:36

Three months or so to the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America but already Toyota SA is revving engines - Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz off on a serious test in Morocco.

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