VON ZITZEWITZ DIRK


flags/de.gif Germania 


Data di nascita Età

14/10/1968 EUTIN (DEU)

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Ex pilota moto, ufficiale Ktm, Dirk è divenuto negli anni un buon copilota, al punto che da qualche anno corre al fianco di Giniel De Villiers, tra l'altro con ottimi risultati. Continua ad andare in moto nel tempo libero e si tiene in allenamento con la sua due ruote con la quale condivide garette e viaggi insieme ai suoi migliori amici.

The Co-Driver
Job: Rally co-driver, rally training organiser
Family situation: married
Height/Weight: 1,78 m / 77 kg
Hobbies: bikes, dogs, nature, cinema
Website: http://dakar.toyota.co.za/
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/toyotasouthafrica
http://www.facebook.com/dirkvonzitzewitz
Sponsors: Toyota, Duxbury Netgear,
Innovation Group, SAA, TFM, Shatterprufe,
Supreme, Spanjaard, Edgecam, Mastercraft,
Donaldson, Castrol, NGK, SKF, Sparco.

Dakar record
2013: 2rd (Toyota Hilux with De Villiers)
2012: 3rd (Toyota Hilux with De Villiers)
2011: 2nd (Volkswagen with De Villiers, 1 stage win)
2010: 7th (Volkswagen with De Villiers, 3 stage wins)
2009: winner (Volkswagen with De Villiers, 3 stage wins)
2007: 11th (Volkswagen with De Villiers, 4 stage wins)
2006: 5th (Volkswagen with M. MIller)
2005: 12th (Volkswagen with R. Gordon, 1 stage win)
2004: Ab. (Chevrolet with M. Miller)
2002: 19th (car, Toyota with M. MIller)
1998: 7th (bike, 2 stage wins)
1997: 5th (bike)
Other rallies
Dos Sertoes, Morocco (twice), Transiberico

 

The car
Brand: Toyota
Model: Pickup Hilux
Preparator: Imperial Toyota
Engine: 8 Cylinder Toyota IUR-FSE 4,6L V8
Power: 350 hp
Assistance: Imperial Toyota
Class: T1 Diesel