No Dakar victory, but podium finish for De Rooy

20th January 2017 | 0 Comments
No Dakar victory, but podium finish for De Rooy
Team De Rooy race truck rode on 375/90R22.5 Goodyear ORD truck tyres

Despite leading the event for several stages and successfully battling terrible conditions, Team De Rooy had to settle for third and fourth places in the truck category of the 2017 Dakar. Driving Iveco Powerstar 4X4s equipped with standard Goodyear ORD tyres, Dutchman Gerard De Rooy in truck #500 and Argentinian Federico Villagra in truck #502 covered 5,300 miles of the challenging terrain, finishing close behind the two Russian Kamaz trucks. The remaining two Team De Rooy trucks finished 16th and 17th out of the 50 trucks that entered.

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