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The 2019 Dakar closed with an emotional picture for the heavyweight stars of the Truck division: a hug between the victorious Russian Eduard Nikolav (Kamaz) and the defeated Dutchman Gerard de Rooy (Iveco).
We discover how the trucks get set for the marathon stage with Corné Van Drunen, the chief mechanic of the Petronas De Rooy Iveco Team.
Dakar truck class frontrunner Gerard de Rooy has been angered by the cancellation of the "Super Belen" stage of the 2017 edition, and has said the event needs to rethink its Bolivian leg due to weather.
Iveco Petronas driver Gerard de Rooy has credited his team's measured approach to navigation for his lead at the halfway point of the Dakar Rally.
Gerard de Rooy took his second stage win of the 2017 Dakar Rally on Friday, a difficult day for the competitors of the South American event as heavy rain hit Bolivia.
Iveco's Gerard De Rooy took over the Dakar Rally trucks lead after dominating a shortened fifth stage.
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Did you know how much air the engine of Gerard de Rooy's Iveco Powerstar consumes when the Dutch driver unleashes the 900 horsepower of his six-cylinder turbo on the Bolivian Andes? The answer is around 70 thousand litres an hour.
Defending Dakar Rally trucks champion Gerard de Rooy kicked off his recovery from a troublesome third day by topping Thursday's stage, as Dmitry Sotnikov seized the overall lead.
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Gerard de Rooy became a two-time Dakar champion by safely completing the 2016 race's final stage, which was headed by Hans Stacey.
Peter Versluis set the pace in the penultimate stage of the Dakar 2016 truck race, while leader Gerard de Rooy pulled further away from his main rivals.
Underdog Pascal de Baar was victorious in Stage 10 of the 2016 Dakar Rally's truck race, beating overall leader Gerard de Rooy as the latter established a lead of more than an hour.
Dakar 2016 truck category leader Gerard de Rooy claimed his second consecutive stage victory in Tuesday's run, extending his advantage to more than 20 minutes.
IVECO driver Gerard de Rooy kicked off the Dakar Rally’s second week with a confident stage victory, which allowed him to grab the overall lead for the first time.
IVECO driver Gerard de Rooy was victorious in Stage 4 of Dakar Rally's truck category after a day-long battle with fellow Dutchman Pieter Versluis, the latter taking the overall lead.