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Ready? Set? Here’s where the 2020 Dakar Rally will go

Stage 1 – January 5 The 2020 Dakar will start in Jeddah, covering a total of 752km, with the competitors finishing the day in Al Wajh. Special stages, from which overall classifications are created, make up 319km of the opening day’s racing. Stage 2 – January 6 The racing continues on from Al Wajh to… Continue reading Ready? Set? Here’s where the 2020 Dakar Rally will go

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Alonso, Coma, warming up for 2020 for Dakar Rally

SAUDI ARABIA -  Fernando Alonso and off-road bike racer Marc Coma are making their final preparations for the 2020 Dakar Rally with Toyota Gazoo Racing and their entry in the current2019 Al Ula-Neom Cross-Country Rally  in Saudi Arabia is part of the testing. The Spanish duo’s latest rally entry comes just a week after a… Continue reading Alonso, Coma, warming up for 2020 for Dakar Rally

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More dunes done: Toyota SA holds Morocco lead

ERFOUD, Morocco - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel blitzed Stage 2 of the 2019 Rally of Morocco to increase their overall lead in the event to 17min 09. Giniel de Villiers and Alex Haro, in an identical Toyota Hilux, moved up to second place in the overall standings on… Continue reading More dunes done: Toyota SA holds Morocco lead

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Race aces Alonso and Coma fast learning skills for Dakar

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Marc Coma, five-times Paris-Dakar Rally motorcycle winner and six-times FIM Cross-Country Rallies World champion, has teamed up with former F1 driver Fernando Alonso as his navigator with the Toyota Gazoo race team and is undergoing intensive off-rad training. Coma, now 42, is an experienced rally-raid campaigner. His first Paris-Dakar (2002) was when… Continue reading Race aces Alonso and Coma fast learning skills for Dakar

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Hip-hip, Gazoo! SA-built Hilux takes all 10 stages of Silk Way

First on Stage 10 for Al Attiyah/Baumel Fourth victory in 2019 for Al Attiyah/Baumel First driver to win Dakar and Silk Way in same year JIAYUGUAN, CHINA – Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel brought their South African-built Toyota Hilux home in first place on Stage 10 of the 2019… Continue reading Hip-hip, Gazoo! SA-built Hilux takes all 10 stages of Silk Way

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SA Toyota Hilux crew dominating Mongolia rally

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel have taken first place from Stage 4 of the 10-stage event in their SA-assembled Hilux bakkie - their fourth stage win - which put them 27 minutes ahead of the pack. The route was a loop of 470km, starting and finishing near… Continue reading SA Toyota Hilux crew dominating Mongolia rally

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Tarmac Rally: Get to Killarney for the most fun racing on a track

All classes, all-comers, at Killarney track rally day Rally cars v. track cars and hot multiple stages Racing cars also invited to challenge rally aces CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Round 4 of the 2019 Western Cape Rally championship on Saturday July 13 at Killarney International Raceway will include a unique Rally vs Track Challenge… Continue reading Tarmac Rally: Get to Killarney for the most fun racing on a track

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Mad Max to hit Pendine Sands for double speed record

He's done it on a motorcycle, now for a car Historic Welsh beach to be the track 895kW on call for epic high-speed Porsche run PENDINE SANDS, Wales - Record-setting car and motorcycle pilot Zef Eisenberg and his MadMax Race Team have a new target: at least 320km/h along the vast tidal expanse of Pendine… Continue reading Mad Max to hit Pendine Sands for double speed record

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Desert triumph as Toyota SA team convoys to 2019 Dakar win

Triumph for South Africa in 2019 Dakar Teamwork paid off on final leg of the race Last-leg formation flying by Toyota team mates PISCO, Peru - The final stage of Dakar 2019 has ended at the bivouac in Pisco with Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel bringing home their South African-built… Continue reading Desert triumph as Toyota SA team convoys to 2019 Dakar win

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Steady day in dunes as Attiyah leads near Dakar end

Al Attiyah / Baumel further extend overall lead De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz fourth on Stage 8 SA Toyota team Ten Brinke / Panseri forced out PISCO, Peru -A 360km test on Tuesday saw the Dakar rally return to the coastal town of Pisco and for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah (Qatar) and… Continue reading Steady day in dunes as Attiyah leads near Dakar end