Gerard de Rooy

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Gerard de Rooy (born June 21, 1980 in Eindhoven, Netherlands) is a Dutch truck racer, best known for participating in the Dakar Rally. In the 2009 edition he won three stages. In 2012 Dakar Rally he won the truck category.

Notable results in Dakar Rally[edit]

  • 2007
    • 1st, Stage 1
  • 2009
    • 1st, Stage 2[1]
    • 1st, Stage 4
    • 1st, Stage 8
  • 2012
    • Truck Winner
    • 1st, Stage 2[2]
    • 1st, Stage 4
    • 1st, Stage 5
    • 1st, Stage 7
    • 1st, Stage 12
  • 2013
    • 1st, Stage 1
    • 1st, Stage 2
    • 1st, Stage 3
    • 1st, Stage 6
    • 1st, Stage 7
    • 1st, Stage 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "De Rooy wint etappe in Dakar". NU.nl. 4 January 2009. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dakar 2012 etappe 2: Zege voor Gerard de Rooy". omroepbrabant.nl. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Gérard de Rooy, Dakar Rally 2013
  • Playing marked cards – In Dakar Rally 2012 till 12 stage Team de Rooy have used 420mm suspension travel instead of legalized 300mm. On 13 and 14 stages there was Fairplay. (in Russian, translate needed)
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Vladimir Chagin
Dakar Rally
Truck Winner

2012
Succeeded by
Eduard Nikolaev