DAKAR 2022: Second victory for TOYOTO and fear of AUDI

After 2019, Nasser Al-Attiyah won all the competition for the second time in the most important endurance rally in the world.

Qatar is this year Dakar Rally drove without major problems as it was his Hilux with a supercharged petrol V6 extremely reliable. It's only on one stage Al Attiyah had some differential problems.

Toyota is with three crews, along with Al-Attiyah, there were also South Africans lategan in de Villiers, won five of the twelve stages of this year's rally. "We are very pleased with this year's result," said the team boss Glynn Hall and added: “We have suffered two close defeats in the last two years. We finally made it this year. ”

Audi reckons that they will be serious candidates for a joint victory next year.

“I am especially happy that we managed to win with the new car. All eleven that we have produced in the last nine months have reached the goal, ” he added Hall.
But the head of the team Toyota Gazoo Racing SA is aware of the new impending hazards in class T1 +: “Apart from us, they were also very fast at Prodriv and Audi. They will have to be counted on much more seriously next year. Their speed is terrifying. ”

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