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Volkswagen celebrates hat-trick victory in Dakar Rally

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Jan 18th, 2011 at 10:32AM

Volkswagen has plenty to celebrate this year in the deserts of South America. The German team claimed its second consecutive podium lock-out and its third consecutive overall victory in the brutal Dakar Rally. But if you think it was business as usual, take a look at who took the winner's trophy – Qatari national Nasser Al-Attiyah is the first Arab to win the desert rally in its 33-year history. All four of teams of the new Race Touareg 3 not only finished the race – which is more than could be said of the new X-Raid Mini Countryman – but they took four out of the top... Read More

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