Motorsport 14.9.2017 02:26 pm

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA enters two cars for Dakar Rally Series in China

The highly-experienced pairing of Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz will be taking charge of the first Toyota Hilux.

As part of its preparation for the 2018 Dakar Rally, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will be entering two cars in the Dakar Series: Rally China 2017.

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA enters two cars for Dakar Rally Series in China
Toyota Gazoo Racing SA enters two cars for Dakar Rally Series in China

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA enters two cars for Dakar Rally Series in China

The highly-experienced pairing of Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz will be taking charge of the first Toyota Hilux.

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