Motorsport 19.4.2018 09:57 am

Victory for Toyota Gazoo racing SA on opening stage of Qatar Cross-Country Rally

Teammates Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Robert Howie went second-fastest, trailing the leaders by only 5.7s.

It was a solid start for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on the 2018 Qatar Cross-Country Rally, as pre-race favourites Nasser Al Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux) set the fastest time on the short, sharp opening stage of the event.

Victory for Toyota Gazoo racing SA on opening stage of Qatar Cross-Country Rally
Victory for Toyota Gazoo racing SA on opening stage of Qatar Cross-Country Rally

Victory for Toyota Gazoo racing SA on opening stage of Qatar Cross-Country Rally

Teammates Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Robert Howie went second-fastest, trailing the leaders by only 5.7s.

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