Toyota Europe - Archive (motorsports dakar)
2017
15
January
2017
Dakar 2017 drew to a close in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, after Stage 12 of the world’s toughest motor race. The event, run over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux race vehicles finish in the ...
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14
January
2017
Stage 11 of Dakar 2017 was another long, hot slog for the crews taking part in the world’s toughest motor race. For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, it was also a nail biting penultimate stage to the event, which saw Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von ...
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13
January
2017
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. The 449 km racing stage started at an altitude near 3,000 metres, but later dropped down to 1,000 metres above sea ...
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11
January
2017
The Argentine town of Abra Pampa isn’t much more than a spec on the map, but at the end of Stage 8 of Dakar 2017, it served as a makeshift bivouac for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. The team was forced to complete an entire service on the side of the road n...
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10
January
2017
Hailed by many as the toughest Dakar in many years, the 2017 edition of the world’s toughest motor race has seen its fair share of challenges. The extreme weather conditions experienced in the northern parts of Bolivia saw Stage 6 cancelled, and Stag...
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09
January
2017
With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to relax a bit, on the so-called ‘rest day’ of the 12-stage race. While the rest day may offer some respite to the race crews, however, it is one of the busiest days on...
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07
January
2017
Dakar 2017 started with a bang, as many of the top names ran into difficulties during the opening stages. This seemed to be the new trend, as Stage 5 of the iconic event brought a new curveball: Rain, rain and more rain. So much so that the stage had...
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06
January
2017
The first three stages of Dakar 2017 brought a mix of emotions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. First came an opening stage win for Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel (#301), which filled the team with pride and confidence. Stage two brought a second-pl...
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05
January
2017
What started as an exciting, ding-dong battle on Stage 3, as former winners Nasser Al-Attiyah (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA) and Stephane Peterhansel (Peugeot) went head-to-head on the 364 km stage, turned to disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA when ...
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04
January
2017
Stage 2 of Dakar 2017 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA bank another good performance, with Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) posting the second-fastest time of the day. Teammates Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz (#302...
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03
January
2017
It was a picture perfect start for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, as Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) triumphed in the opening stage of the race, a 26th stage victory for Al-Attiyah on the Dakar Rally. Giniel de Villiers and navigator D...
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02
January
2017
To most people, the first day of a new year is traditionally a day of rest, but January 1st saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA complete their final pre-race preparations, including crossing the ceremonial start podium in downtown Asunción. ...
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01
January
2017
The final day of 2016 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA complete the all-important administrative checks and pre-race scrutineering, the final hurdle to clear before the start of Dakar 2017. The comprehensive administrative and safety checks had to be done ...
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2016
09
November
2016
With the final pre-Dakar 2017 test session now done and dusted, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA have announced a two-car line-up for the iconic race, which takes place during the first two weeks of next year. The team now features two former Dakar winners, in...
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04
August
2016
The Kikai Concept, unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015, is one of the stars of the new “Sport & Fun” exhibition at Le Rendez-Vous Toyota on the Champs-Élysées, in Paris Alongside the Kikai, the FT-1 Concept, the TS030 in the new TOYOTA GAZOO Rac...
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04
February
2016
Toyota GAZOO Racing, the in-house brand responsible for motorsports activities administered by Toyota Motor Corporation, today announced its schedule for 2016. ...
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