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SA Toyota team chasing the lead in 2016 Dakar

JUJUY, Argentina - Toyota SA's Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz worked hard on Tuesday's Stage 3 of the 2016 Dakar Rally to finish the day second overall in the race. The stage ran from Termas de Río Hondo to the town of Jujuy in northern Argentina - another day of heavy weather… Continue reading SA Toyota team chasing the lead in 2016 Dakar

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Dakar – at last! – gets down and dirty after start-day hitches

TERMAS DE RÍO HONDO, ARGENTINA - Stage 2 of Dakar 2016 on Monday (Jan 4) was raced between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Río Hondo in mostly sunny and hot conditions though was shortened by 134km to avoid a flooded section. Here's an edited version of Toyota SA's report for the day... A shorter… Continue reading Dakar – at last! – gets down and dirty after start-day hitches

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SA Hilux team moves closer to top in Morocco Rally

ZAGORA, Morocco - Big dunes gave crews racing in the 2015 Rally of Morocco a stern challenge on Day 3 of the five-day event (Wednesday Oct 7) but the two Toyota South Africa Dakar team Hiluxes moved up one position in the overall standings. The team is using the rally as proving event ahead of… Continue reading SA Hilux team moves closer to top in Morocco Rally

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Dakar looming – so Toyota SA’s racing in Africa

ZAGORA, Morocco - The opening stage (October 5) of the 2015 Rally of Morocco proved a tough challenge for the Toyota SA Dakar Team. The South African team – as well as rivals – are using the event in North Africa as a warm-up and shake down for the 2016 Dakar Rally in South America.… Continue reading Dakar looming – so Toyota SA’s racing in Africa