DAKAR - Hino's Record - Hino Honeydew (2022)

by Hino South Africa

19 Jan 2022

Hino has a proud record in long distance Dakar rallies over the past 29 years. The 2020 Dakar Rally marked the 28th consecutive year that Hino has entered this gruelling event, which has now been staged for 42 years.

1991 Paris-Tripoli-Dakar (9 186 km): Four starters and three trucks finished 7th, 10th and 14th (out of 109 trucks entered and 44 finishers). The fourth Hino completed the course unofficially, as the driver had to be replaced when he was badly injured in a tyre-changing accident. (This was the first truck from a Japanese manufacturer to enter the rally)

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1992 Paris-Sirte-Le Cap, which finished in Cape Town (13 015 km): Four trucks entered, and they finished 4th, 5th, 6th and 10th in the Camion class.

1992 Paris-Moscow-Beijing: One starter and one finisher, in 6th position. (A one-off Paris to Peking long distance) endurance rally

1993 Paris-Dakar (8 877 km): One starter and one finisher, in 6th place, out of 28 finishers from an original field of 43 trucks.

1994 Paris-Dakar-Paris (13 398 km): One starter and one finisher, in 2nd place out of 10 finishers, from 29 starters in the truck category.

1995 Granada-Dakar (10 067 km): One starter and one finisher, in 2nd place out of 20 finishers from 60 starters in the truck category.

1996 Granada-Dakar (7 579 km): Two starters and two finishers, in 6th and 11th places, from the 70 trucks that started from Granada. (Winner of under 10-litre category)

1997 Dakar-Agades-Dakar (8 051 km): Three starters and three finishers, in 1st, 2nd and 3rd places over – a feat never achieved by any truck maker previously and it was only equalled by Kamaz in 2011 and repeated in 2013. (1, 2, 3 in under 10-litre category in 1997).

1998 Paris-Granada-Dakar (10 570 km): One starter and one finisher, in 2nd place. (Winner of under 10-litre category).

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1999 Granada-Dakar (9 441 km): One starter and one finisher, in 4th place, out of the 16 trucks (from an original field of 29 trucks) that made it to the end. (Winner of under 10-litre category).

2000 Paris-Dakar-Cairo (7 880 km): One starter and one finisher, in 5th place, out of 23 trucks (from an original field of 66) that made it to the finish. (Winner of under 10-litre category).

2001 Paris-Dakar (10 873 km): Two starters and one finisher, in 2nd place, out of 12 trucks (from an original field of 30) that made it to the finish. (Winner of under 10-litre capacity). The truck that retired with gearbox failure was a private entry and not factory-supported.

2002 Paris-Madrid-Dakar (9 440 km): One starter and one finisher, in 3rd place, out of 15 trucks (from an original field of 34) that made it to the finish. (Winner of under 10-litre category – seventh consecutive victory in this class).

2003 Telefonica Dakar: Marseille-Sham El Sheikh (8 602 km): One starter and one finisher, in 5th place, out of 27 trucks (from an original field of 49) that made it to the finish.

2004 Telefonica Dakar: Clermont-Ferrand-Dakar (10 411 km): One starter and one finisher, in 5th place, out of 38 trucks (from an original field of 62) that made it to the finish.

2005 Telefonica Dakar: Barcelona-Dakar (8 956 km): Two starters and two finishers, in 2nd and 5th places, out of 36 trucks (from an original field of 69) that made it to the finish. (Winner of under 10-litre category).

2006 Lisbon-Dakar (9 043 km): Two starters and two finishers, in 5th and 7th places, out of 35 trucks (from an original field of 69) that made it to the finish.

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2007 Lisbon-Dakar (7 915 km): Two starters and two finishers, in 9th and 13th places, out of 59 trucks (from an original field of 85) that made it to the finish. (Winner of under 10-litre category)

2008 Lisbon-Dakar: The race was cancelled at the last minute due to terrorist threats in North Africa.

2009 Dakar Argentina-Chile: Buenos Aires-Valparaiso-Buenos Aires (9 579 km): Two starters and two finishers in 14th and 26th positions out of 54 trucks (from an original field of 81) that made it to the finish. (Second in under 10-litre category).

2010 Dakar Argentina-Chile: Buenos Aires-Antofagasta-Buenos Aires (9 026 km): Two starters and one finisher in 7th position out of 28 trucks (from an original field of 54) that made it to the finish. Winner of the Production Series truck category and under 10-litre engine capacity class. The second Hino Team Sugawara entry was disqualified for missing a check-point.

2011 Dakar Argentina-Chile: Buenos Aires-Alica-Buenos Aires (9 458 km): Two starters and two finishers in 9th and 13th positions out of 41 finishers from an original field of 66. Winner of the Production Series truck category and under 10-litre category.

2012 Dakar Argentina-Chile-Peru: Buenos Aires-Copiapo-Lima (8 836 km): Two starters and two finishers in 9th and 24th position out of 60 finishers from an original field of 73. Winner of the under 10-litre engine category

2013 Dakar Peru-Argentina-Chile: Lima-Antofagasta-Santiago (8 121 km): Two starters and two finishers in 19th and 31st position overall out of 60 finishers from an original entry of 74. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

2014 Dakar Argentina-Bolivia-Chile: Rosario-Salta-Valparaiso (9 209 km): Two starters and two finishers in 12th and 32nd positions overall out of 50 finishers from an original entry of 71. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

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2015 Dakar Argentina-Bolivia-Chile: Buenos Aires to Buenos Aires (8 159 km): Two starters and two finishers in 16th and 32nd positions overall out of 42 finishers from an original entry of 64. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

2016 Dakar Argentina-Bolivia-Argentina: Buenos Aires to Rosario (9 237 km): Two starters and two finishers in 13th and 31st positions out of 41 finishers from an original entry of 56. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

2017 Dakar Paraguay-Bolivia-Argentina: Asuncion to Buenos Aires (8 782 km): Two starters and two finishers in 8th and 29th positions out of 40 finishers from an original entry of 54. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

2018 Dakar Peru-Bolivia-Argentina: Lima to Cordoba (9 000 km): Two starters and one finisher, in 6th position out of 19 finishers from an original entry of 44. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity of under 10 litres.

2019 Dakar in Peru: Lima to Lima (5 000 km): Two starters and one finisher, in 9th position out of 14 finishers from an original field of 41. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres.

2020 Dakar in Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to Qiddiya (7 500 km): Two starters and one finisher, in 10th position, out of 28 finishers from an original field of 47 trucks. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity under 10 litres for the 11th consecutive year.

2021 Dakar in Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to Jeddah (7 812 km): One starter and one finisher, in 12th position out of 20 finishers from an original field of 42 trucks. Winner of the Dakar Challenge for trucks with an engine capacity of under 10 litres for the 12th consecutive year.

2022 Dakar in Saudi Arabia: Ha’il to Jeddah (8 375 km with 4 258 km of timed racing stages): One starter (first time with Hybrid power unit) and one finisher, in 22nd position out of 33 finishers from an original field of 55.

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FAQs

What car has won Dakar the most? ›

Most Wins on Dakar Rally – The Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution

Since its debut in 1983, this beast has secured an overall 12 wins!

How many times did Toyota win Dakar? ›

The Toyota Hilux Dakar is an off-road competition car based on the Hilux. It has won the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies in 2016, 2017 and 2021 and the Dakar Rally in 2019 and 2022.

How many times has Kamaz won Dakar? ›

In 1996, the team won this prestigious race for the first time. Since then, the team participated 31 time in the race and won 19 times in it (including the Dakar 2022). In addition, KAMAZ-master is the eight-time winner of the international Silk Way Rally, the permanent leader of the Russian Rally-Raid Championships.

What vehicles have won the Dakar Rally? ›

The Dakar Rally finished at the end of last week. It was won by Nasser Al Attiyah in a Toyota Hilux V8, with nine time WRC champion Seb Loeb finishing second in his BRX Hunter. Audi made history by getting all three of their electrically-driven RS Q e-trons to the finish.

What is the fastest Dakar vehicle? ›

T1s are two- or four-wheel drive machines equipped with petrol or diesel-powered engines. They are the fastest and, often, the most impressive cars in the field.

Who won first Dakar Rally? ›

182 vehicles took the start of the inaugural rally in Paris, with 74 surviving the 10,000-kilometre (6,200 mi) trip to the Senegalese capital of Dakar. Cyril Neveu was the event's first winner, riding a Yamaha motorcycle. The event rapidly grew in popularity, with 216 vehicles taking the start in 1980 and 291 in 1981.

Who won the most Dakar Rally? ›

Stéphane Peterhansel

What engine does Toyota use in Dakar? ›

Powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine of 3.5 litres which is sourced from the iconic new Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR Sport, the new GR DKR Hilux T1+ features more low-down torque than its predecessor, as well as gains in terms of engine weight, though the overall weight of the car has been increased to 2,000 kg as per the ...

How many Indians have completed Dakar Rally? ›

Harith Noah Finishes 20th in Dakar Rally, Only Indian to Complete Race.

What engine is in Kamaz Dakar truck? ›

The turbo-charged 13-litre, six-cylinder Dongfeng Cummins engine, with a switchable intercooler, puts out an enormous 1,150hp, and drinks anything between 100 to 200 litres per 100km – 100 on piste, 200 on sand.

Why are Kamaz trucks so good? ›

The robust and powerful trucks impress everyone with their strong performance at rough terrains, but also with speed. As proper racing vehicles, their maximum speed exceeds 160 km/h.

How much horsepower does a Dakar truck have? ›

The hybrid powertrain makes 1,065 horsepower.

Based on the Hino 600 series truck, the racing rig has an 8.866-liter inline-six turbodiesel engine. By itself, this mill pumps out 789 hp (588 kW) and 1,693 pound-feet (2,295 Newton-meters) of torque. The hybrid system contributes 276 hp (206 kW).

How much does it cost to enter the Dakar? ›

Included in the total budget is the Dakar entry-fee of around R480 000 for car, driver, and co-driver. Each technician joining the Dakar needs to be entered at R170 000. This price includes three meals per day, as well as two square meters for your tent.

Why do Dakar trucks have 3 crew? ›

The Dakar rally truck has a crew of three to ensure safety and a smooth race. The unit consists of the driver, the navigator, and the mechanic. Without the mechanic, breakdowns would end the race for the team. Changing a tire on a Dakar truck would be impossible as it requires all three crew members.

Who invented Dakar Rally? ›

Thierry Sabine (13 June 1949, Neuilly-sur-Seine – 14 January 1986, Mali) was a French wrangler, motorcycle racer and founder and main organizer of the Dakar Rally.

Is there a speed limit in Dakar Rally? ›

Revised FIA Cross Country regulations for 2021 restrict competitors in the T1 (which includes Toyota, X-raid and Prodrive's new BRX1 contender) and T2 classes to 180km/h (112mph), while T3, T4 and T5 vehicles must stick to 130km/h (81mph).

Does Dakar Rally have speed limit? ›

Entries in the T1 and T2 classes—the event's speediest cars and SUVs—are now restricted to 112 miles per hour while vehicles in the T3, T4, and T5 categories, which include light prototypes, UTVs, and trucks, are limited to 81 mph.

How fast do rally trucks go? ›

Maximum race speed is restricted to 160 km/h (100 mph) for safety reasons, and a minimum weight limit is 5500 kg. Races start from a rolling start, and commonly races last from 8 to 12 laps.

Why is it called Dakar Rally? ›

The Dakar Rally was launched in 1978 by a young and adventurous Frenchmen named Thierry Sabine. In its early years, the race was called the Paris-Dakar Rally because it started in the French capital of Paris and ended in Dakar, the capital of Senegal.

Why is Dakar Rally so famous? ›

The Most Severe and Magnificent Event in the World

The Dakar Rally is the most severe motorsport and the most famous rally raid in the world, unfolding on undeveloped terrain, such as deserts, mountain passes, etc.

Did Honda ever do rally? ›

Honda made their first Moto category appearance in the Dakar Rally in 1981. It was with the winner of the previous two editions, Cyril Neveu (France), who finished six on his debut. The following year Neveu took Honda's maiden victory.

Why is Dakar Rally not in Africa? ›

After concerns over safety and security in North Africa the rally was forced to move location back in 2008. At the last minute the event had to be cancelled for the first time in its 30-year history due to terrorist threats.

How do you qualify for Dakar? ›

Everyone can enter the Dakar; the only condition is to be at least 18-years of age. You do not need to be a rally-raid champion to take part. The goal of the Dakar is to have both professionals and amateurs participating in the same rally and on the same route. Only Bikes and Quads are subject to a selection.

How long does the Dakar Rally take? ›

The total distance covered is several thousand kilometres. The event takes place over a period of ten to fifteen days (versus two to three days for cross-country rallies).

What engine is in the Gazoo Racing Hilux? ›

Powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine of 3.5 litres which is sourced from the iconic new Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR Sport, the new GR DKR Hilux T1+ features more low-down torque than its predecessor, as well as gains in terms of engine weight, though the overall weight of the car has been increased to 2,000 kg as per the ...

What is T1+ Dakar? ›

The FIA introduced the new rules to help balance the performance of the four and two-wheel-drive cars in the T1 category. The Hunter T1+ will run on larger tyres, with increased suspension travel and a wider track.

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The Dakar Rally is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation. Most events since the inception in 1978 were staged from Paris, France, to D...
Dakar Rally Winners (Car Category). 2009 - Mark Miller - Volkswagen - Rally - ? Volkswagen ? Volkswagen. #. Driver / Navigator.
182 competitors (80 cars, 92 motorcycles and 12 trucks) contested in the inaugural event and 74 of them finished the race. After a 10.000km journey through Fran...

How much does it cost to enter the Dakar? ›

Included in the total budget is the Dakar entry-fee of around R480 000 for car, driver, and co-driver. Each technician joining the Dakar needs to be entered at R170 000. This price includes three meals per day, as well as two square meters for your tent.

Who won the Paris Dakar? ›

Sam Sunderland wins the 2022 Dakar Rally.

Who won Dakar 2022 motorcycle? ›

However, GASGAS Racing's Sam Sunderland took home the overall win in the motorcycle category. Now a two-time Dakar Rally winner, the Brit finished 8th in the last stage, 03m25s behind Pablo Quintanilla.

Why do Dakar trucks have 3 crew? ›

The Dakar rally truck has a crew of three to ensure safety and a smooth race. The unit consists of the driver, the navigator, and the mechanic. Without the mechanic, breakdowns would end the race for the team. Changing a tire on a Dakar truck would be impossible as it requires all three crew members.

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