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Gallery: Dakar winners in cars since 1979

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Gallery: Dakar winners in cars since 1979
Jan 5, 2020, 9:30 AM

Since the inception of the Dakar Rally in 1979, 22 drivers have won the cars category, with Stephane Peterhansel the most successful of all with seven triumphs.

Dakar winners in cars by number of victories:

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Stephane Peterhansel, 7 wins (plus 6 in Moto)

Stephane Peterhansel, 7 wins (plus 6 in Moto)
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Photo by: A.S.O.

2004 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

2005 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

2007 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

2012 (Mini All 4 Racing)

2013 (Mini All 4 Racing)

2016 (Peugeot 2008 DKR)

2017 (Peugeot 3008 DKR)

Ari Vatanen, 4 wins

Ari Vatanen, 4 wins
2/18

Photo by: Peugeot Sport

1987 (Peugeot 205 T16)

1989 (Peugeot 405 T16)

1990 (Peugeot 405 T16)

1991 (Citroën ZX)

Rene Metge, 3 wins

Rene Metge, 3 wins
3/18

Photo by: Porsche AG

1981 (Range Rover)

1984 (Range Rover)

1986 (Porsche 959)

Hiroshi Masuoka, 3 wins

Hiroshi Masuoka, 3 wins
4/18

Photo by: Mitsubishi Motors

2002 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

2003 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Nasser Al-Attiyah, 3 wins

Nasser Al-Attiyah, 3 wins
5/18

Photo by: Volkswagen Motorsport

2011 (Volkswagen Touareg 3)

2015 (Mini All 4 Racing)

2019 (Toyota Hilux)

Carlos Sainz, 2 wins

Carlos Sainz, 2 wins
6/18

Photo by: Peugeot Sport

2010 (Volkswagen Touareg 2)

2018 (Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi)

Jean-Louis Schlesser, 2 wins

Jean-Louis Schlesser, 2 wins
7/18

Photo by: Gauloises Racing

1999 (Schlesser-Renault)

2000 (Schlesser-Renault)

Jacky Ickx, 1 win

Jacky Ickx, 1 win
8/18

Photo by: Peugeot Sport

1983 (Mercedes 280 G)

Patrick Zaniroli, 1 win

Patrick Zaniroli, 1 win
9/18

1985 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Juha Kankkunen, 1 win

Juha Kankkunen, 1 win
10/18

Photo by: Peugeot Sport

1988 (Peugeot 205 T16)

Hubert Auriol, 1 win

Hubert Auriol, 1 win
11/18

1991 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Bruno Saby, 1 win

Bruno Saby, 1 win
12/18

1993 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Kenjiro Shinozuka, 1 win

Kenjiro Shinozuka, 1 win
13/18

1997 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Jean-Pierre Fontenay, 1 win

Jean-Pierre Fontenay, 1 win
14/18

1998 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Jutta Kleinschmidt, 1 win

Jutta Kleinschmidt, 1 win
15/18

2001 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Luc Alphand, 1 win

Luc Alphand, 1 win
16/18

Photo by: Mitsubishi Motors

2006 (Mitsubishi Pajero)

Giniel de Villiers, 1 win

Giniel de Villiers, 1 win
17/18

Photo by: Volkswagen Motorsport

2009 (Volkswagen Touareg 2)

Nani Roma, 1 win

Nani Roma, 1 win
18/18

Photo by: X-Raid Team

2014 (Mini All 4 Racing)

Dakar winners by year

Year

Driver

Car

2019

Nasser Al-Attiyah

Toyota Hilux

2018

Carlos Sainz

Peugeot 3008 DKR Maxi

2017

Stephane Peterhansel

Peugeot 3008 DKR

2016

Stephane Peterhansel

Peugeot 2008 DKR

2015

Nasser Al-Attiyah

Mini All 4 Racing

2014

Nani Roma

Mini All 4 Racing

2013

Stephane Peterhansel

Mini All 4 Racing

2012

Stephane Peterhansel

Mini All 4 Racing

2011

Nasser Al-Attiyah

Volkswagen Touareg 3

2010

Carlos Sainz

Volkswagen Touareg 2

2009

Giniel de Villiers

Volkswagen Touareg 2

2008

Not held

Not held

2007

Stephane Peterhansel

Mitsubishi Pajero

2006

Luc Alphand

Mitsubishi Pajero

2005

Stephane Peterhansel

Mitsubishi Pajero

2004

Stephane Peterhansel

Mitsubishi Pajero

2003

Hiroshi Masuoka

Mitsubishi Pajero

2002

Hiroshi Masuoka

Mitsubishi Pajero

2001

Jutta Kleinschmidt

Mitsubishi Pajero

2000

Jean-Louis Schlesser

Schlesser-Renault

1999

Jean-Louis Schlesser

Schlesser-Renault

1998

Jean-Pierre Fontenay

Mitsubishi Pajero

1997

Kenjiro Shinozuka

Mitsubishi Pajero

1996

Pierre Lartigue

Citroën ZX

1995

Pierre Lartigue

Citroën ZX

1994

Pierre Lartigue

Citroën ZX

1993

Bruno Saby

Mitsubishi Pajero

1992

Hubert Auriol

Mitsubishi Pajero

1991

Ari Vatanen

Citroën ZX

1990

Ari Vatanen

Peugeot 405 T16

1989

Ari Vatanen

Peugeot 405 T16

1988

Juha Kankkunen

Peugeot 205 T16

1987

Ari Vatanen

Peugeot 205 T16

1986

Rene Metge

Porsche 959

1985

Patrick Zaniroli

Mitsubishi Pajero

1984

Rene Metge

Range Rover

1983

Jacky Ickx

Mercedes 280 G

1982

Claude Marreau

Renault 20

1981

Rene Metge

Range Rover

1980

Freddy Kottulinsky

Volkswagen Iltis

1979

Alain Genestier

Range Rover

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