Toyota SA's Dakar team to take on Morocco rally

2015-09-28 10:50

The Toyota SA Dakar Team will use the Morocco Rally as a gruelling test ahead of the 2016 Dakar Rally.

Mini All4 racing back for the 2015 Dakar

2014-12-04 09:16

Dakar Rally defending champions Nani Roma and Michel Périn will take on the world's most gruelling off-road race again in January in their Mini All4 Racing car.

SA Dakar quad team riding for rhinos

2014-11-14 10:02

Team Rhide SA will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in South America. Their cause? To raise awareness of the rhino poaching epidemic in South Africa.

Blythe wins final Dakar Challenge entry

2014-10-02 10:23

American adventurer Ian Blythe has raced his way from the US to Australia chasing one main prize: a free ticket to participation in the Dakar 2015 rally. Here's his story...

Ruan Roberts: Eyeing Dakar 2015

2014-02-11 15:03

Ruan Roberts has his eyes on the 2015 Dakar Rally. The young off-road motorcycle competitor won the Dakar Challenge last year at the Botswana Desert Race.

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.

Giniel storms back on Dakar Day 2

2014-01-07 11:04

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers took his SA-built Toyota Hilux back into serious Dakar contention on Monday, storming back from 27th on Sunday to finish third on Day 2. VIDEO

Renault's Duster to take on 2014 Dakar

2013-12-23 12:27

Renault hopes to give new meaning to the term “eat my dust” as its Duster 4x4 enters the world's toughest off-road race - the 2014 Dakar Rally

Underdog GWM eyes Dakar No.5

2013-12-06 11:31

Chinese automaker GWM proved sceptics wrong when it finished sixth in the 2012 and 2013 Dakar rallies. The automaker hopes to have another successful run as it returns for a fifth time to compete in the world's toughest off-road race.

Five champs to take on Dakar 2014

2013-12-02 10:55

Giniel de Villiers, Stephane Peterhansel, Nasser al-Attiyah… Dakar 2014 will see five champions take on a gruelling 9500km trek from Argentina to Chile. We have the route guide!


Hino team revved up for Dakar 2015

2014-12-09 12:02

The 2015 Dakar Rally will include the 25th anniversary of Hino trucks's first appearance, then still run in North Africa, in 1991. The team also includes a 74-year-old driver.

Team Rhide SA: Back our Dakar quadders

2014-11-28 09:04

Team Rhide SA, riding in support of the Save The Rhino campaign, will take on the 2015 Dakar Rally in January. Show your support by buying raffle tickets! Quickly....!

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?

Dakar-styled Hilux returns to SA

2014-04-07 11:52

Toyota has again paid homage to driver Giniel de Villiers' for his fourth place in the world’s toughest overland race – the Dakar Rally. Would you want a 2014 Hilux Dakar Edition?

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.

A day with the 'Dakar Machine'

2014-01-13 13:55

While the primary focus of the Dakar Rally is on the competitors there is also a huge 'Dakar machine' that operates behind the scenes. Take a closer look with Ford...

Giniel storms back on Dakar Day 2

2014-01-07 04:49

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers took his SA-built Toyota Hilux back into serious Dakar contention on Monday, storming back from 27th on Sunday to finish third on Day 2. VIDEO

Global support for Ford SA's Dakar debut

2013-12-23 11:13

South African's Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst will enter the 2014 Dakar Rally with SA-built Ford Ranger bakkies and will be backed by support and experience of a global Team Ford Racing effort.

SA privateers to take on Dakar

2013-12-06 09:08

South African privateers Thomas Rundle and Juan Mohr will contest the 2014 Dakar Rally in South America with an already proven Toyota Hilux.

Giniel's bakkie wows at Goodwood

2013-07-16 12:05

South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers was honoured with the Driver’s Award at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. Check out our gallery images and video!

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