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Giniel De Villiers

Giniel De Villiers has never retired. Even better, only once has he not finished in the Top 10 (in 2007). He has 14 stage victories and in 2009 he won the first Dakar contest in South America.


🇿🇦. Rally Dakar Driver

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Discipline: Rally Dakar

Born: 1972

Interests
Motor racing, all-terrain racing, circuit racing

Some Facts:
4 times SA Touring car champion, 7 Dakar podiums, 1 Dakar win, 3 times Marocco rally winner, 2008 won the Portugal Rally, 2008 winner Dos Sertoes rally Brazil.


What music do you like to listen to when you drive?
When I drive, I listen to any good music, I am not too fussy about music, to be honest.

Do you have any mileage that you fance the most to drive, why this one?
In South Africa we have some beautiful passes and the Franschoek pass, close to my home is one of my favourites.

What is your best tip to drive smart?
Always be alert and anticipate what other drivers will do. They might turn right in front of you, so you need be alert to be able to stop in time or avoid them.

Why should anyone join your team?
Because we all need to do what we can to make our roads safer, and also, this is gonna be really fun.


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