ARTICLES RELATING TO DAKAR

5 standout motorsport moments

2017-02-07 08:12

January 2017 has seen Valtteri Bottas join Mercedes F1, a South African completing the Dakar on a bike and some very exciting MotoGP action.

#Dakar 2017: 'Worst organisation I've ever had in one rally'

2017-01-17 14:38

'Dakar 2017, described by many regulars as the most difficult since the iconic race moved to South America, will not be fondly remembered,' writes Ferdi de Vos as he reflects on the gruelling Dakar rally.

Stephane Peterhansel wins 7th Dakar Rally title

2017-01-14 17:40

Stephane Peterhansel has won a seventh Dakar Rally title ahead of Peugeot team mates Sébastien Loeb and Cyril Despres.

#Dakar2017: Toyota SA struggles on Stage 10

2017-01-13 08:08

It was a long, hot and tough day for Toyota on Dakar 2017, as the crews faced Stage 10 of the iconic race, from Chilecito to San Juan.

#Dakar2017: Toyota SA battles treacherous marathon stage

2017-01-11 07:51

Toyota was relieved after the tough marathon section, as neither of the two Hilux race vehicles required serious repairs.

Dakar 2017: Why an SA-built Toyota can still win

2017-01-09 16:35

Despite a disastrous start and an arduous journey ahead, an SA-built Toyota can still win the Dakar 2017 writes Ferdi de Vos.

Team Toyota SA welcomes breather as Dakar 2017 reaches its midpoint

2017-01-09 07:03

With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to catch a break at the ‘rest day’ of the 12-stage race.

'The 2017 Dakar has a lot more bite' - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on Stage 4 battle

2017-01-06 08:38

For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, Stage 4 of the 2017 Dakar was an opportunity to steady the ship after the double-whammy disappointment of Stage 3.

Huge blow for SA's Toyota Gazoo Racing as Al-Attiyah retires from Dakar

2017-01-05 10:19

Following Toyota Gazoo Racing driver Nasser Al-Attiyah’s suspension failure at the Dakar Rally, the team has announced that he will retire from this year’s event.

EXCLUSIVE: Toyota Gazoo Racing speaks on 'unusually fast' Stage 2

2017-01-04 07:37

South Africa's Toyota Gazoo Racing speak on the high-speed action following Stage 2 of the 2017 Dakar Rally.

 

SA rider Joey Evans overcomes paralysis, completes the Dakar Rally!

2017-01-19 10:09

Despite suffering a devastating crash that left him paralyzed, South African racer Joey Evans has completed the grueling 2017 Dakar Rally.

#Dakar2017: Three SA-built Toyotas in top ten

2017-01-16 11:00

The 2017 Dakar, held over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux vehicles finish in the top 10.

#Dakar2017: Loeb wins, Peterhansel on brink of 13th title

2017-01-14 07:06

Stephane Peterhansel has to negotiate only a short ceremonial drive to Buenos Aires to complete a record-extending seventh Dakar Rally title on Saturday

#Dakar2017: Deadly mudslide scraps Stage 9

2017-01-11 09:03

A massive mudslide in northwestern Argentina that killed two people and forced more than 1000 to evacuate has led Dakar Rally organizers to scrap Stage 9.

#Dakar2017: SA's De Villiers charges through Stage 7

2017-01-10 07:57

Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally proved to be a great 161km trek for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz.

Dakar 2017: Stage 5 affected by heavy rain

2017-01-09 07:48

Stage 5 of Dakar 2017 saw competitors take on the elements as rain lashed the route causing heavy flooding.

Look out! Crashes, epic moments from Dakar 2017

2017-01-06 10:27

We're only 4 Stages into the event already the 2017 Dakar rally has delivered some spectacular moments. Watch these crashes and close calls.

Dakar 2017: Peugeot leads the way on Stage 4

2017-01-06 07:36

Cyril Despres survived off-road chaos to take his first-ever car stage win to ensure Peugeot a victory over Mini's Mikko Hirvonen during Stage 4 of the 2017 Dakar Rally.

Dakar 2017: Disappointment for SA's Toyota Gazoo Racing on Stage 3

2017-01-05 06:56

Stage 3 proved to be a disappointing round for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as driver Al-Attiyah damaged the suspension of his Hilux.

Dakar 2017: Toyota SA continues solid performance in Stage 2

2017-01-04 06:52

Stage 2 of the Dakar 2017 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA achieve yet another good performance, with Nasser Al-Attiyah posting the second-fastest time of the day.

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