Affordable tool company Ingco has partnered with the Toyota Gazoo Racing team to ensure there’s a reliable and trusted brand on hand to help them through the formidable Dakar Rally and other gruelling challenges. The fact that the Toyota team won the Dakar Rally for the second year running is testimony to the success of the partnership.

Toyota Gazoo, the racing arm of Toyota, boasts a formidable team that’s been very successful, including winning the last two Dakar Rallies and the 2022 World Rally Raid. With the slogan ‘Pushing the Limits for Better’, the team consists of the reigning masters, Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-driver Mathieu Baumel; South African Rally-Raid champion Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dennis Murphy and the team of Henk Lategan and Brett Cummings. Now, Ingco will be at the side of this incredible team to provide reliable, trusted tools and equipment to ensure they can operate safely and efficiently – and continue their winning ways.


Toyota’s history in motorsports dates back more than 60 years. Having raced in all manner of motorsports throughout the world, the major successes have been gained under the most extreme conditions and guide the building of tomorrow’s cars. The concept of ‘Roads Build People and Cars’ is embodied by Toyota refining every aspect of its cars based on the knowledge and technology gained from the racing world.


Many people aren’t aware that the Toyota Dakar vehicles are built by hand in Midrand, South Africa by Hallspeed. They are tested under extreme conditions (including in the Namibian dunes) that mimic the expected race conditions and tweaked until perfected. Safety is a key factor, and everything is tested to the highest standards from roll cages to seats to seat belts to helmets and fireproof clothing, making the race experience as safe as can be. The extreme conditions of the Dakar rally means that cars are often rebuilt overnight.

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