DAKAR RALLY 2022
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will be entering four-crew team in the upcoming Dakar Rally 2022 scheduled to start on January 2nd in the Saudi Arabian city of Ha’il. The works team will consist 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.
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 will enter 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.