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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ANNOUNCES THREE-CAR LINE-UP FOR DAKAR 2018 Nov 11, 2017

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA today announced the team destined for Dakar 2018. The Japanese manufacturer has been a force to be reckoned with in the Dakar Rally since first fielding a Toyota Hilux in 2012, and their latest all-new Toyota Hilux promises a leap forward which, combined with an all-star driver line-up, will ensure that Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is ready to take on the Dakar Rally in January 2018.

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Toyota SA Sponsor Dakar Challenge at 2017 Desert Race Mar 17, 2017

Toyota SA Motors today announced their support of the 4th round of the 2017 Dakar Challenge.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Ready to Take on 2017 Mar 13, 2017

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is preparing their attack for the 2017 motorsport season

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Three SA-Built Toyotas in top ten of Dakar 2017; Fifth Place for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Jan 15, 2017

Dakar 2017 drew to a close in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, after Stage 12 of the world’s toughest motor race.

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De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Maintain Position on Penultimate Stage of Dakar 2017 Jan 14, 2017

Stage 11 of Dakar 2017 was another long, hot slog for the crews taking part in the world’s toughest motor race.

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Tough day for Toyota on Stage 10 of Dakar 2017 Jan 13, 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.

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Relief for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Complete Marathon Stage; Lower Altitude Beckons Jan 11, 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.

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Strong Performance by De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz on Stage 7 of Dakar 2017 Jan 10, 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.

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Respite on Dakar 2017 as the Race Reaches its Midpoint Jan 9, 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.

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Roma Flies the Flag for Toyota on Stage 5 of Dakar 2017 Jan 7, 2017

Dakar 2017 started with a bang, as many of the top names ran into difficulties during the opening stages.

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Consolidation on Stage 4 of Dakar 2017 for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Jan 6, 2017

The first three stages of Dakar 2017 brought a mix of emotions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA.

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Disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA On Stage 3 of Dakar 2017 Jan 5, 2017

What started as an exciting, ding-dong battle on Stage 3, turned to disappointment for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA when Al-Attiyah damaged the suspension on his Toyota Hilux.

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Solid Performance by Toyota Gazoo Racing SA On Stage 2 of Dakar 2017 Jan 4, 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.

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Elation As Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Wins Opening Stage of Dakar 2017 Jan 3, 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.

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Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Primed For Stage 1 of Dakar 2017 Jan 2, 2017

anuary 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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All Systems Go For Toyota Gazoo Racing on Dakar 2017 Jan 1, 2017

The final day of 2016 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA complete the all-important administrative checks and pre-race scrutineering.

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Dakar 2017: Toyota Gazoo Racing SA EN Route to South America Dec 26, 2016

The Toyota Gazoo Racing SA team started their journey to South America for Dakar 2017.

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DAKAR 2017: TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ANNOUNCE TWO-CAR LINE-UP Nov 10, 2016

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA have announced a two-car line-up for the iconic race.

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ELATION AS VENTER/VAN ALLEMAN ADD TO TOYOTA’S 2016 CHAMPIONSHIP HAUL Oct 29, 2016

The Class T championship came down to a dash for the finish.

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VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA, AS TAYLOR/MURPHY TRIUMPH ON SUN CITY 450 Oct 1, 2016

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA continued their unbeaten run in the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship.

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ELATION AS POULTER/COETZEE SEAL CHAMPIONSHIP; DE VILLIERS/SWAN WIN TOYOTA CAPE DEALER RALLY Sep 17, 2016

Leeroy Poulter/Elvéne Coetzee finished in second place, bagging enough points to close out the championship with one round to spare.

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TOYOTA HILUX EVO TESTED IN NORTHWEST Sep 14, 2016

The brand new Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux Evo enjoyed its first test session recently.

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CHAMPIONSHIP BECKONS AS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA TACKLES HOME EVENT Sep 12, 2016

Round six of the seven-rounds South African National Rally Championship is the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, which takes place on 16 and 17 September in the Swartland.

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POULTER/HOWIE REMAIN UNBEATEN AS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA TRIUMPHS IN MALALANE Aug 27, 2016

Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie continued their unbeaten run for 2016.

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UNBEATEN RECORD BECKONS AS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA HEADS TO MALALANE Aug 23, 2016

Leeroy Poulter will head to the Lowveld town of Malalane this weekend, with the aim of preserving his unbeaten record for 2016

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VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA AS POULTER/COETZEE MAKE IT FIVE IN A ROW Aug 20, 2016

“We had some mid-stage incidents with spectators and wildlife,” said Poulter after finishing the event at the Heidelberg Mall. “But we were quick enough on the clean stages to ensure a fist place finish.”

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START-TO-FINISH VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ON LICHTENBURG 450 Jul 31, 2016

Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie recorded their fourth straight victory on the Lichtenburg 450, held over the weekend of 29 and 30 July, 2016.

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AL-ATTIYAH EXTENDS FIA WORLD CUP LEAD WITH ANOTHER TOYOTA HILUX VICTORY Jul 24, 2016

Qatari racing legend Nasser Al-Attiyah, partnered by navigator Mathieu Baumel, won the Baja Aragon in Spain this weekend

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RESOUNDING VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ON 2016 VOLKSWAGEN RALLY Jul 17, 2016

Round 4 saw Poulter/Coetzee achieve their 4th victory on the trot in 2016.

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SUCCESS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA AS POULTER/HOWIE DOMINATES IN THE DESERT Jun 27, 2016

It was a case of total domination on the 2016 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race.

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THE DESERT BECKONS AS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA HEADS TO BOTSWANA Jun 20, 2016

As the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship nears its mid-point, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is gearing up for the spectacular Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race.

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EPIC BATTLE FOR SECUNDA VICTORY May 21, 2016

The second Secunda Motor Rally, round 3 of the 2016 South African National Rally Championship, turned into an epic battle.

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BACK-TO-BACK VICTORIES FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA IN CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP May 7, 2016

It was a stunning, back-to-back victory for Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie, when they won the inaugural Vredefort Super Sprint.

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FLAG-TO-FLAG VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING ON 25th SASOL RALLY Apr 24, 2016

Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee recorded their second victory in the 2016 South African National Rally Championship.

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TOYOTA HILUX RECORDS SECOND CONSECUTIVE WIN AS AL-ATTIYAH TRIUMPHS Apr 23, 2016

The pair led the five-day event from start to finish, recording four consecutive stage wins in the process.

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA READY TO TACKLE SASOL RALLY Apr 13, 2016

After a successful start to the 2016 season, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is all set to tackle the tricky stages of the Sasol Rally.

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CLEAN SWEEP FOR TOYOTA ON OPENING ROUND Apr 3, 2016

It was a stunning start to the 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship for Toyota.

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EXCITEMENT AS CROSS-COUNTRY ROUND 1 DRAWS NEAR Mar 29, 2016

The 2016 Donaldson Cross-Country Racing Championship gets under way on April 1st.

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FIRST BLOOD FOR TOYOTA AS 2016 RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP GETS UNDER WAY Mar 5, 2016

It was a clean sweep for Toyota on the opening round of the South African National Rally Championship.

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TOYOTA PRIMED TO TACKLE THE 2016 CROSS COUNTRY AND RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPS Mar 4, 2016

After a highly successful motorsport year in 2015, Toyota is primed to tackle the 2016 motorsport season.

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PODIUM FINISH FOR DE VILLIERS, WHILE POULTER TAKES FIFTH AND YAZEED FINISHES ELEVENTH ON DAKAR 2016 Jan 17, 2016

ROSARIO, ARGENTINA – The thirteenth and final stage of Dakar 2016 may only have been 180 km long, but what it lacked in distance, it made up for in suspense.

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GREAT PERFORMANCE BY TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA, AS POULTER NARROWLY MISSES OUT ON STAGE 12 WIN Jan 16, 2016

A solid performance by Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie (#319) on Stage 12.

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DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ RETAIN THIRD PLACE ON STAGE 11 OF DAKAR 2016 Jan 15, 2016

SAN JUAN, ARGENTINA – With the stages on Dakar 2016 unwinding, the crews tackled the final off-piste stage of the race from the Argentine town of La Rioja to San Juan on Thursday, January 14th.

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DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ MOVE UP INTO THIRD OVERALL, AS DAKAR 2016 BEARS ITS TEETH Jan 14, 2016

Stage 10 of Dakar 2016 brought the fearsome dunes of the Catamarca near the town of Fiambalá properly into play.

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DRAMA AS STAGE 9 OF DAKAR 2016 IS SHORTENED Jan 13, 2016

Extremely hot temperatures, reaching nearly 50 degrees Celsius, plagued Stage 9 of the 2016 Dakar Rally.

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MIXED FORTUNES FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ON DAKAR 2016 STAGE 8 Jan 12, 2016

Stage 8 of Dakar 2016 brought mixed results for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA.

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POWER PERFORMANCE BY YAZEED KEEPS TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA IN THE DAKAR FIGHT Jan 9, 2016

It was another high altitude stage on Dakar 2016, as the crews tackled the 542 km Stage 6.

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING UNDER PRESSURE AT HIGH ALTITUDE Jan 8, 2016

The high altitudes of Stage 5 of Dakar 2016 placed the crews of Toyota Gazoo Racing SA under extreme pressure.

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POULTER MOVES UP TO 4TH OVERALL ON DAKAR 2016 Jan 7, 2016

As the support crews and staff relocated to the Bolivian town of Tajita on January 6th, the competitors in Dakar 2016 tackled Stage 4 – a 429 km loop at altitudes peaking over 4,000 m.

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DE VILLIERS UP TO SECOND PLACE ON DAKAR 2016 Jan 6, 2016

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz pushed hard on Stage 3 of Dakar 2016.

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SOLID PERFORMANCE BY TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA AS DAKAR 2016 RESUMES Jan 5, 2016

Despite the threat of more heavy rain, Stage 2 of Dakar 2016 took place between Villa Carlos Paz and Termas de Río Hondo on January 4th.

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DE VILLIERS IN PRIME POSITION FOR STAGE 1 OF DAKAR 2016 Jan 3, 2016

Dakar 2016 is under way! On January 2nd the Toyota Gazoo Racing SA team completed the ceremonial start in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires.

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FRUSTRATION FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA AS DAKAR STAGE 1 IS CANCELLED Jan 3, 2016

Stage 1 of the 2016 Dakar Rally turned into a non-event, when the organisers were forced to cancel the 258km-long racing section.

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ALL SET TO TACKLE 2016 DAKAR RALLY Nov 11, 2015

Toyota SA Motors is pleased to announce the team that will tackle to 2016 Dakar Rally, which takes place from January 2nd to 16th in Argentina and Bolivia.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA WRAPS UP CROSS-COUNTRY SEASON IN STYLE Nov 2, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie (Toyota Hilux) put the cherry on top this weekend, by winning the Atlas Copco 450.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA ALL SET FOR ATLAS COPCO 450 Oct 26, 2015

The 2015 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship will reach its conclusion with the Atlas Copco 450, which takes place in the area around Westonaria on October 30 and 31.

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SECOND AND THIRD OVERALL FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA AS RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP CONCLUDES Oct 20, 2015

The 2015 South African National Rally Championship is over, and Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter emerged as the runner-up in the title race.

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CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN SET FOR POLOKWANE MOTOR RALLY Oct 12, 2015

The final round of the 2015 South African National Rally Championship will be remembered for many things...

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A STAGE WIN FOR DE VILLIERS CAPS SOLID WEEK ON RALLY OF MOROCCO FOR TOYOTA SA DAKAR TEAM Oct 10, 2015

For Giniel de Viliers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz, the 2015 Rally of Morocco will always be a case of ‘what could have been’, especially if they hadn’t lost a mass of time on the rally’s opening stage.

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TOUGH PENULTIMATE STAGE OF RALLY MOROCCO YIELDS GOOD RESULTS FOR TOYOTA SA DAKAR TEAM Oct 9, 2015

The fourth and penultimate stage of the 2015 Rally of Morocco, which took place on Thursday October 8th, proved a tough challenge.

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SOLID DAY FOR TOYOTA SA DAKAR TEAM ON STAGE 3 OF RALLY MOROCCO Oct 8, 2015

ZAGORA, MOROCCO – Big dunes offered the crews competing in the Rally of Morocco a stern challenge today, as they tackled Stage 3 of the 5-day event.

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CLEAN RUNS FOR THE TOYOTA SA DAKAR TEAM ON STAGE 2 IN MOROCCO Oct 7, 2015

Both Giniel de Villiers and Leeroy Poulter had clean runs through Stage 2 of the Morocco Rally today.

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TOUGH OPENING DAY FOR TOYOTA SA DAKAR TEAM IN MOROCCO Oct 6, 2015

The opening stage (October 5th) of the 2015 Rally of Morocco proved a tough challenge for the Toyota SA Dakar Team.

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HEARTACHE FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA AS POULTER, DE VILLIERS FALTER Sep 21, 2015

The Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, penultimate round of the 2015 South African National Rally Championship, proved to be an extremely tough event for Castrol Team Toyota.

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POULTER/HOWIE SECURE CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP IN VRYBURG WITH ONE ROUND TO SPARE Sep 14, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie have secured the 2015 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship, after winning the penultimate round in Vryburg.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA LOCKED IN EPIC TITLE BATTLE AS RALLY ACTION MOVES TO THE WESTERN CAPE Sep 14, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000) are back in the lead of the South African National Rally Championship.

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CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WITHIN CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA’S GRASP Sep 7, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie have an opportunity to clinch the 2015 Donaldson Cross-Country Championship this weekend, when they line up for the Vryburg Endurance – Round 5 of the six-round national championship.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA VICTORIOUS ON IMPERIAL TOYOTA TSHWANE MOTOR RALLY Aug 17, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000) kept the defense of their South African National Rally Championship title alive, when they won the tough and dusty Imperial Toyota Tshwane Motor Rally in fine style.

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POULTER EXTENDS CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA’S CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD WITH WIN ON NKOMAZI 450 Aug 10, 2015

Current Donaldson Cross-Country Championship leaders, Leeroy Poulter and navigator Rob Howie, extended their lead at the top of the table with a win on the Nkomazi 450, round four of the six-round championship.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA SET FOR TSHWANE RALLY SHOWDOWN Aug 10, 2015

With only three rounds remaining in the 2015 South African National Rally Championship, Castrol Team Toyota is under pressure to defend its 2014 Championship title.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA DUO ALL SET FOR NKOMAZI SHOWDOWN Aug 3, 2015

With just 14 points separating Castrol Team Toyota’s two drivers, Leeroy Poulter and Anthony Taylor, at the top of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship standings, round four of the six-round championship, the Nkomazi 450 in Malalane, promises to be a spectacular showdown between the two Toyota Hilux drivers.

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DOUBLE PODIUM FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA IN PORT ELIZABETH Jul 20, 2015

It was a hard-fought battle, but Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee won the 2015 Volkswagen Rally in Port Elizabeth, round five of the South African National Rally Championship, making it two wins in a row for the resurgent defending champions

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA TAKES THE FIGHT TO P.E. FOR ROUND 5 OF THE 2015 NATIONAL RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP Jul 13, 2015

Defending South African National Rally Champions, Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee will be aiming to continue their good form on round 5 of the 2015 South African National Rally Championship, which takes place in Port Elizabeth on 17 and 18 July.

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THREE IN A ROW FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA ON 2015 DESERT RACE Jun 29, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota's Anthony Taylor and navigator Dennis Murphy achieved a hat-trick of wins on the iconic Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race this weekend, by achieving the top step of the podium for the third time in a row, in their Toyota Hilux.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA SET TO DEFEND DESERT RACE CROWN Jun 23, 2015

The Donaldson Cross Country Championship moves to Botswana this weekend, for the iconic Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race – arguably Southern Africa’s toughest motorsport event.

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VICTORY FOR TOYOTA’S POULTER/COETZEE IN BELA-BELA Jun 22, 2015

Defending South African National Rally Champions, Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee drove a near-perfect race in Bela-Bela, winning Round 4 of the South African National Rally Championship in fine style.

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CHALLENGE AWAITS CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA IN BELA BELA Jun 15, 2015

The 2015 South African National Rally Championship will reach its halfway point on the weekend of 19 and 20 June, with the Bela Bela Motor Rally, which takes place in and around the Limpopo town of the same name.

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STUNNING SECOND FOR DE VILLIERS/SWAN ON SECUNDA MOTOR RALLY May 17, 2015

Round Three of the 2015 South African National Rally Championship, the Secunda Motor Rally, turned out to be every bit the spectacle everyone expected – but not necessarily for the reasons they did.

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EPIC ONE-TWO VICTORY FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA ON ICONIC SUGARBELT 450 May 11, 2015

Castrol Team Toyota achieved an epic one-two victory on the legendary Sugarbelt 450, Round 2 of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship this weekend.

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SPECTACULAR BATTLE LOOMS AT SECUNDA MOTOR RALLY May 11, 2015

With two second-place finishes on the opening rounds of the 2015 South African National Rally Championship, Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee are firmly in second place in the season standings.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA READY FOR A RETURN TO THE SUGARBELT May 4, 2015

The name "Sugarbelt" is synonymous with South African cross-country racing.

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SAFE SECOND PLACE FOR DEFENDING CHAMPION ON SASOL RALLY Apr 20, 2015

Defending champions Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee drove their Castrol Team Toyota Yaris S2000 to a strong second-place finish in treacherous conditions on the 24th Sasol Rally.

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CHALLENGING NEW ROUTE REVEALED FOR DAKAR 2016 Apr 19, 2015

The organisers of the world's most grueling motorsport event, the legendary Dakar Rally, recently revealed details of the route that the race will follow during 2016.

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA ALL SET FOR THE SASOL RALLY Apr 13, 2015

The SASOL Rally, round two of the South African National Rally Championship, is taking place this weekend – and Castrol Team Toyota is looking forward to a good result on what is arguably South Africa’s premiere rally event.

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MAIDEN VICTORY FOR LEEROY POULTER IN TESTING RFS ENDURANCE Mar 29, 2015

For Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter, however, the RFS Endurance will always be remembered as his maiden cross-country victory.

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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS PREPARED FOR ROUND 1 Mar 23, 2015

Defending Donaldson Cross-Country champions, Castrol Team Toyota’s Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy, are fully prepared to tackle 2015 season.

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CONFIDENT START TO 2015 RALLY SEASON Mar 1, 2015

Round one of the South African National Rally Championship, the Tour Natal Rally, saw Castrol Team Toyota make a confident start to the 2015 season.

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TOYOTA POISED FOR ACTION IN 2015 CROSS COUNTRY AND RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPS Feb 23, 2015

Fielding defending champions in both disciplines, Castrol Team Toyota has every reason to be optimistic about their chances.

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ELATION AS DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ FINISH ON DAKAR PODIUM Jan 17, 2015

ELATION AS DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ FINISH ON DAKAR PODIUM

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Penultimate stage of Dakar 2015 sees steady performances by both Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team crews Jan 16, 2015

Stage 12, the penultimate stage of Dakar 2015, saw the race crews compete in a testing 298 km-long special...

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Solid stage for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz, as team orders hold back Poulter/Howie Jan 15, 2015

Solid stage for De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz, as team orders hold back Poulter/Howie

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Poulter/Howie impresses, as De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz consolidates Jan 14, 2015

Another day on the Dakar, another crossing of the Andes... Stage 10 saw the crews move from the dustbowl of Calama in Chile...

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De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz maintain second position, despite navigational challenges on stage 9 Jan 13, 2015

De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz maintain second position, despite navigational challenges on stage 9

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Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team in strong position at Dakar rest day; Toyota claims first stage win Jan 11, 2015

Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team in strong position at Dakar rest day; Toyota claims first stage win

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De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz second on Stage 7 Of Dakar 2015, as Poulter consolidates Jan 10, 2015

De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz second on Stage 7 Of Dakar 2015, as Poulter consolidates

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De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz second on stage 6 of Dakar 2015 Jan 9, 2015

Stage 6 of Dakar 2015 took place between the towns of Antofagasta and Iquique

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Dakar 2015, Stage 5: Steady performance by De Villiers, heartache for Poulter Jan 8, 2015

Dakar 2015, Stage 5: Steady performance by De Villiers, heartache for Poulter

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Dakar 2015, Stage 4: Poulter improves In Standings, While De Villiers Holds Steady Jan 7, 2015

Dakar 2015, Stage 4: Poulter improves In Standings, While De Villiers Holds Steady

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Dakar 2015, Stage 3: Tough Day for Poulter, as De Villiers cements second position overall Jan 6, 2015

Stage 3 of Dakar 2015 took place in some of the most spectacular scenery...

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Poulter Impresses early on stage two of Dakar 2015 Jan 5, 2015

The longest single stage of Dakar 2015 - 518 km of rocks, sand and dust. That's what the crews faced on the leg...

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Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team in satisfactory position after stage one of Dakar 2015 Jan 4, 2015

Both Toyota Imperial South African Dakar Team crews sighed in relief...

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DAKAR 2015: RACE VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT SHIPPED TO SOUTH AMERICA Dec 15, 2014

The team at Toyota SA Motorsport sighed a massive sigh of relief on Friday 12th December 2014...

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Castrol Team Toyota clinches Donaldson Cross Country Championship Nov 29, 2014

In a race with more plot twists and heart-stopping moments than an afternoon soap opera...

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Toyota Imperial South Africa Dakar Team ready for 2015 Dakar Rally Nov 28, 2014

The 2015 race promises to live up to the legend created by the 35 previous editions of what has become one of our planet’s most iconic motorsport events.

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Castrol Team Toyota ends rally season with podium finish Nov 22, 2014

A third-place finish by Castrol Team Toyota’s Hergen Fekken and navigator Carolyn Swan saw the team conclude the season...

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Poulter / Coetzee clinch 2014 National Rally Championship Oct 18, 2014

It has been a long time coming, but Castrol Team Toyota finally broke a ten-year drought in the South African National Rally Championship.

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Successful Dakar test on Rally of Morocco for Toyota Imperial Hilux Oct 9, 2014

The Toyota Imperial Hilux crew of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz has completed six successful days of testing for the 2015 Dakar.

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Castrol Team Toyota in four-way title fight at Polokwane Oct 9, 2014

Castrol Team Toyota’s Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee currently lead the title chase by 31 points.

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Stunning stage win for De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz on Rally of Morocco Oct 8, 2014

After a tough and frustrating day in the Southern Moroccon Desert on Tuesday, the Toyota Imperial Hilux pairing of Giniel de Villiers...

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Difficulties in Morocco for Toyota Imperial Hilux Pairing Oct 7, 2014

South Africa’s Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz were forced to incur a substantial time penalty ...

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Toyota Imperial Hilux pairing battle through longest stage of Rally Morocco 2014 Oct 6, 2014

At 314 km, Monday’s stage of the Rally of Morocco was not only the longest of the event, but also technically the most challenging.

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De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz continue to excel at Rally of Morocco Oct 5, 2014

Stage 2 of the Rally of Morocco saw crews traverse 211 km of rough terrain, including a short dune crossing.

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Excellent opening stage for Toyota's De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz on Rally of Morocco Oct 4, 2014

Today’s opening stage of the Rally of Morocco saw South African Dakar legend Giniel de Villiers, with navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz beside him, finish just...

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De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz in action for Toyota on Rally of Morocco Oct 2, 2014

South Africa’s Dakar star, motorsport legend Giniel de Villiers, will be taking on the tough Rally of Morocco, which starts on October 4th, 2014.

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Spectacular Result For Toyota On Cape Dealer Rally Sep 22, 2014

Round six of the South African National Rally Championship, the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally

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TOYOTA TRIO AT THE TOP OF THE TABLE BEFORE ROUND SIX OF THE DONALDSON CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP Sep 5, 2014

With only three rounds remaining in the 2014 Donaldson Cross Country...

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA UNDER PRESSURE ON IMPERIAL TOYOTA RALLY IN CULLINAN Aug 11, 2014

There are four rounds left in the 2014 South African National Rally Championship...

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TOYOTA TOPS THE TABLE GOING INTO ROUND 5 AT SUN CITY Aug 7, 2014

Round 5 of the Donaldson National Cross Country Championship...

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IMPERIAL TOYOTA PUTS ITS WEIGHT BEHIND CULLINAN RALLY Jul 28, 2014

Imperial Toyota today announced its financial support of the Cullinan Rally...

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA TO CONSOLIDATE AT SEASON MID-POINT Jul 7, 2014

The 2014 South African National Rally Championship reaches its mid-point this coming weekend...

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SOLID PERFORMANCE NEEDED ON ICONIC TOYOTA 1000 KALAHARI BOTSWANA DESERT RACE Jun 22, 2014

Castrol Team Toyota is heading to the spectacular Toyota 1000 Kalahari Botswana Desert Race...

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HAT-TRICK ON THE HORIZON FOR CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA? May 19, 2014

With Round 3 of the South African National Rally Championship around the corner...

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A KEEN BATTLE DEVELOPING IN S1600 RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP May 18, 2014

Back-to-back wins in the opening rounds of the two-wheel drive S1600 South African rally championship...

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA SET TO STEADY THE SHIP AT NKOMAZI 450 May 11, 2014

With the first two rounds of the Donaldson Cross-Country Championship behind them...

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CASTROL TEAM TOYOTA SET TO BUILD ON EARLY SUCCESS Apr 26, 2014

With just days to go before the start of the 2014 SASOL Rally, set in the lush forests of the Lowveld...

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TOYOTA ANNOUNCES TOP TEAMS TO CONTEST NATIONAL OFFROAD AND RALLY CHAMPIONSHIPS Feb 25, 2014

Toyota South Africa Motors has announced a formidable line-up of talent and experience to contest the 2014...

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TOYOTA IMPERIAL SOUTH AFRICA TEAM MAKES ITS MARK AT DAKAR 2014 Jan 22, 2014

It was the longest, highest and toughest Dakar Rally since the iconic event...

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DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ WIN FINAL, 4TH OVERALL, POULTER/HOWIE 33RD OVERALL Jan 19, 2014

Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) won the 13th and final stage...

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DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ 4TH OVERALL, POULTER/HOWIE, 33RD,ONE STAGE REMAINING Jan 19, 2014

With just the 157-kilometre final special stage of the 2014 Dakar Rally remaining on Saturday...

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ANOTHER PODIUM PLACE FOR DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ ON STAGE 11 OF DAKAR RALLY Jan 19, 2014

Despite three punctures picked up on the rocky terrain of the 11th special stage...

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DE VILLIERS/VON ZITZEWITZ REGAIN 4TH PLACE IN DAKAR RALLY Jan 16, 2014

Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz of the Toyota Imperial SA Dakar team...

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DE VILLIERS AND VON ZITZEWITZ 5TH AFTER NINE DAKAR STAGES Jan 15, 2014

Special stage nine of the 2014 Dakar Rally between Calama and the coastal city of Iquique...

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DE VILLIERS AND VON ZITZEWITZ DEFEND THEIR THIRD PLACE Jan 14, 2014

Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) successfully defended...

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DE VILLIERS AND VON ZITZEWITZ MOVE UP TO THIRD OVERALL Jan 13, 2014

A fighting sixth place under disadvantageous conditions on Sunday’s seventh special stage...

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DE VILLIERS AND VON ZITZEWITZ SECOND ON DAKAR STAGE FIVE Jan 10, 2014

Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) kept themselves in contention for a top three...

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THE DAKAR BITES BACK Jan 9, 2014

Seventh place on Wednesday’s fourth special stage between San Juan and Chilecito in Argentina saw 2009 winners...

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POULTER AND HOWIE THIRD ON STAGE THREE OF DAKAR RALLY Jan 8, 2014

Leeroy Poulter’s impressive start to his first Dakar Rally continued in Argentina...

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DAY TWO Jan 7, 2014

After a tough start to his 2014 Dakar campaign, Toyota Imperial SA Dakar Team driver Giniel de Villiers...

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DE VILLIERS AND VON ZITZEWITZ THIRD ON STAGE TWO AND SIXTH OVERALL Jan 7, 2014

On a day that saw the Dakar Rally start to show its teeth and several of the top contenders run into trouble...

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POULTER SHINES ON DEBUT ON FIRST DAY OF DAKAR RALLY Jan 6, 2014

Leeroy Poulter got his maiden Dakar Rally off to the best possible start when he and co-driver Rob Howie...

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TOYOTA IMPERIAL SOUTH AFRICA TEAM GOOD TO GO Jan 4, 2014

The countdown to the 36th running of the Dakar Rally is almost over and, with just two days to go to the start in Rosario...

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TOYOTA IMPERIAL HILUX PICKUPS READY FOR SHIPMENT TO DAKAR RALLY Dec 16, 2013

Toyota Motorsport South Africa has won the first 2014 Dakar Rally battle...

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PACKING FOR ARGENTINA – A RACE AGAINST TIME Dec 9, 2013

Toyota Motorsport South Africa is engaged in a race of a different kind...

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TOYOTA LEADS SOUTH AFRICA’S CHALLENGE IN DAKAR RALLY Dec 3, 2013

The 2014 Dakar Rally in South America is a little over four weeks away and the release of the entry list and start numbers...

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TOYOTA LEADS SOUTH AFRICA’S CHALLENGE IN DAKAR RALLY Nov 27, 2013

What do you do for an encore after finishing third and then second in the Dakar Rally? If you’re Toyota...

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NEW ENGINE FOR TOYOTA’S 2014 DAKAR RALLY HILUX CHALLENGER Oct 16, 2013

After stunning the international cross country car racing world by finishing third...

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TOYOTA MOTORSPORT PREPARES FOR 2014 DAKAR RALLY IN NAMIB DESERT Aug 12, 2013

Lauberville Camp, Walvis Bay – A week of concentrated testing in the Namib Desert...

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TOYOTA MOTORSPORT’S PREPARATIONS FOR 2014 DAKAR RALLY IN FULL SWING Jul 24, 2013

Tough just got tougher as Toyota Motorsport South Africa announced a new look team to kick start...

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REST DAY FOR RACE CREWS, BUT ACTION FOR THE SERVICE CREWS ON DAKAR 2016 Jan 1, 0001

SALTA, ARGENTINA – For the teams taking part in Dakar 2016, Sunday January 10th offered a moment of respite – but only for the race crews, as the service crews went into overdrive.

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VICTORY ON HMC ELECTROTHREAD RALLY HANDS CHAMPIONSHIP LEAD BACK TO TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S BOTTERILL/VACY-LYLE Jan 1, 0001

It was back to winning ways for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Guy Botterill and navigator Simon Vacy-Lyle.

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