DAKAR RALLY 2022
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing entered four-crew team in Dakar Rally 2022 held on January 2nd to 14th in the Saudi Arabian city of Ha’il. The works team consisted of Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel; Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dennis Murphy; Henk Lategan and Brett Cummings will return for their second Dakar; and Shameer Variawa and navigator Danie Stassen. The Team brought great result as below.
- Overall victory for Nasser/Mathieu
- Top 5 finish for Giniel/Dennis
- 2 times stage win for Henk/Brett through the Rally
- Top 15 finish for Shameer/Danie
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team has been competing at the Dakar Rally since 2012 and, as TOYOTA GAZOO Racing South Africa, achieved Toyota‘s first overall victory in 2019. Since its first Dakar Rally entry, the team recorded best overall results of 3rd (2012), 2nd (2013), 4th (2014), 2nd (2015), 3rd (2016), 5th (2017), 2nd (2018), 1st (2019) , 2nd (2020) and 2nd (2021). For the rally 2022, the team entered to the race with all-new Toyota GR DKR Hilux T1+ built and developed in South Africa which conforms to the updated regulations for the T1 category and strongly got back for the champion.
Also, Akira Miura and Laurent Lichtleuchter from Team Land Cruiser of TOYOTA AUTO BODY won the 9th Consecutive Victory in the Production Car Category. It was a spectacular finish for Land Cruiser 200.
Highlights of the 2022 Stages
DAKAR VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING AS AL-ATTIYAH/BAUMEL TAKE THE WINRead more
DAKAR2022 - Rest Day TOYOTA GAZOO RacingRead more
DOMINANT PERFORMANCE AS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SECURES 1-2-3 ON DAKAR STAGE 9Read more
HENK/BRETT SHOW THEIR METTLE BY TAKING SECOND PLACE ON STAGE 3 FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACINGRead more
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing FULLY PREPARED FOR DAKAR 2022 AS ALL-NEW TOYOTA GR DKR HILUX T1+ IS CONFIRMEDRead more
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing ANNOUNCES FOUR-CAR TEAM AND ALL-NEW TOYOTA GR DKR HILUX T1+ FOR DAKAR 2022Read more