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2018
30
November
2018
Toyota Gazoo Racing SA to field three updated Toyota Hilux race cars Giniel de Villiers partners with Dirk von Zitzewitz Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel returns for Dakar 2019 Bernhard ten Brinke and new co-driver Xavier Panseri completes t...
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21
January
2018
Stage win for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz on Stage 14 3rd place on Stage 14 for Al Attiyah/Baumel 2nd overall for Al Attiyah/Baumel 3rd overall for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Two Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux in Top Three Five Toyota Hilux race ca...
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20
January
2018
Victory on Stage 13 for Al Attiyah/Baumel 3rd place on Stage 13 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Retirement for Ten Brinke/Périn Two Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux in Top Three ...
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19
January
2018
Victory on Stage 12 for Al Attiyah/Baumel 3rd place on Stage 12 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz 5th place on Stage 12 for Ten Brinke/Périn ...
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18
January
2018
Victory on Stage 11 for Ten Brinke/Périn 5th place on Stage 11 for Al Attiyah/Baumel 6th place on Stage 11 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz ...
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17
January
2018
2nd place on Stage 10 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz 5th place on Stage 10 for Ten Brinke/Périn 29-minute time loss for Al Attiyah/Baumel ...
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15
January
2018
3rd place on Stage 8 for Al Attiyah/Baumel 4th place on Stage 8 for Ten Brinke/Périn 20-minute time loss for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Stage 9 cancelled due to localised flooding ...
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14
January
2018
All three Toyota Hilux race cars reach Uyuni unscathed 2nd place on stage for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz 3rd place on stage for Al Attiyah/Baumel Al Attiyah/Baumel moves into second place in general ranking ...
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12
January
2018
Clean runs for all three Toyota Gazoo Racing SA crews High altitudes have negative impact on normally aspirated Toyota Hilux ...
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11
January
2018
2nd on Stage 5 for Ten Brinke/Périn 3rd on Stage 5 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Ten Brinke/Périn up into 3rd in overall standings Al Attiyah/Baumel 4th in overall standings De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz 5th in overall standings ...
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10
January
2018
Ten Brinke/Périn the best of the Toyota Hilux crews Al Attiyah/Baumel lose 54 minutes De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz lose one hour, thirteen minutes No mechanical issues with the all-new Toyota Hilux ...
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09
January
2018
Second stage win for Al Attiyah/Baumel Solid performance by De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Good result for Ten Brinke/Périn despite two punctures ...
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08
January
2018
4th place on Stage 2 for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Mathieu Baumel falls ill mid-stage, cost Al Attiyah time 11th place for Ten Brinke/Périn in tough navigating conditions ...
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07
January
2018
Opening stage victory for Nasser Al Attiyah/Mathieu Baumel 2nd place for Bernhard ten Brinke/Michel Périn 6th place for Giniel de Villiers/Dirk von Zitzewitz ...
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05
January
2018
Final test session completed near Peruvian capital, Lima Technical checks of all three Toyota Hilux race cars completed ...
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2017
07
March
2017
Toyota On-Stand Press Conference Geneva Motor Show – 5 - 6 March 2017 Dr. Johan Van Zyl, President and CEO, Toyota Motor Europe Pierre Romeo, i-TRIL Chief Designer ...
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07
March
2017
In 2015 Toyota united its motorsports activities into TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, placing motorsports at the core of its commitment to make ‘ever-better cars’. ...
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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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