The track record of the Dakar Rally in cars

The track record of the Dakar Rally in cars

Jan 07, 2022 at 18:07

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Stéphane Peterhansel, The most successful driver in the history of the Dakar with eight victories in the car category and six in motorcycles, will not be able to defend this year the success achieved in the last edition, since the breakdowns suffered on board the new Audi hybrid prototype have left without options in the 44th edition of the rally, which ends this Friday.

It is not yet known who will succeed him., although it will not be your partner Carlos Sainz, the Spaniard with the most victories in cars (3), who has also lost all options for the final victory. Nasser Al-Attiyah He faces the second week of the race as an outstanding leader and can achieve his fourth ‘Touareg’ as champion.

Let’s review the record of the Dakar in cars so far:

2021 S. Peterhansel France Mini JCWB

2020 Carlos Sainz Spain Mini

2019 Nasser Saleh Al Attiyah Qatar Toyota

2018 Carlos Sainz Spain Peugeot

2017 Stéphane Peterhansel France Peugeot

2016 Stéphane Peterhansel France Peugeot

2015 Nasser Al-Attiyah Qatar Mini

2014 Nani Roma Spain Mini

2013 Stéphane Peterhansel France Mini

2012 Stéphane Peterhansel France Mini

2011 Nasser Al-Attiyah Qatar Volkswagen

2010 Carlos Sainz Spain Volkswagen

2009 Giniel de Villiers South Africa Volkswagen

2008 Not contested in the wake of the terrorist threat from Al-Qaeda

2007 Stéphane Peterhansel France Mitsubishi

2006 Luc Alphand France Mitsubishi

2005 Stéphane Peterhansel France Mitsubishi

2004 Stéphane Peterhansel France Mitsubishi

2003 Hiroshi Masuoka Japan Mitsubishi

2002 Hiroshi Masuoka Japan Mitsubishi

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2001 Jutta Kleinschmidt Germany Mitsubishi

2000 Jean Louis Schlesser France Schlesser

1999 Jean Louis Schlesser France Schlesser

1998 Jean Pierre Fontenay France Mitsubishi Pajero

1997 Kenjiro Shinozuka Japan Mitsubishi Pajero

1996 Pierre Lartigue France Citroën ZX Rallye Raid

1995 Pierre Lartigue France Citroën ZX Rallye Raid

1994 Pierre Lartigue France Citroën ZX Rallye Raid

1993 Bruno Saby France Mitsubishi Pajero

1992 Hubert Auriol France Mitsubishi Pajero

1991 Ari Vatanen Finland Citroen ZX Rallye Raid

1990 Ari Vatanen Finland Peugeot 405 Turbo 16

1989 Ari Vatanen Finland Peugeot 405 Turbo 16

1988 Juha Kankkunen Finland Peugeot 205 Turbo 16

1987 Ari Vatanen Finland Peugeot 205 Turbo 16

1986 René Metge France Porsche 959

1985 Patrick Zaniroli France Mitsubishi Pajero

1984 René Metge France Porsche 911 4×4

1983 Jacky Ickx Belgium Mercedes 280 GE

1982 Claude Marreau France Renault 20 Turbo 4×4

1981 René Metge France Range Rover

1980 Freddy Kottulinsky Germany Volkswagen Ilits

1979 Alain Guenestier France Range Rover