PODCAST | The toughest yet - SA crews reflect on Dakar 2022's penultimate stage

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The 2022 Dakar Rally is nearing its end, but teams and crews still had to endure the toughness of the race's penultimate round. Stage 11 was widely regarded as one of the toughest stages of the 2022 edition of the Rally - if not the toughest.

For the Toyota Gazoo Racing, it was a tough day in the dunes, but two of the four crews managed to secure positions inside the top 10. Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dennis Murphy were fifth fastest on Stage 11, while Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel were seventh. These two crews were 5- and 6min off the stage winner's time, respectively.

In the overall classification, Al-Attiyah/Baumel hold a time advantage of 33min19sec going into Stage 12 - the final round of this year's race.

Al-Attiyah: "It was a difficult stage yesterday, but we're happy with the result. We lost only a few minutes to Sebastien Loeb, and we are in a good position. Today is a short stage, and we'll continue at this same pace as it is very important to win this race. Now, we're just looking forward to the finish line in Jeddah."

Podcast by Stephie Vetter from the Southern Afrika Dakar Group and Jeanette Kok-Kritzinger from Wiele2Wiele.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing during the Stage 11, the penultimate round of the 2022 Dakar Rally
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