1985 Paris–Dakar Rally

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1985 Paris–Dakar Rally
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Host country  France
 Algeria
 Niger
 Mali
 Mauritania
 Senegal

1985 Dakar Rally also known as the 1985 Paris–Dakar Rally was the seventh running of the Dakar Rally event. The race began at Versailles. Patrick Zaniroli and Jean Da Silva won the car class for the Mitsubishi team. Gaston Rahier won his second successive motorcycle class.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Bikes[edit]

Driver Vehicle
1. Belgium Gaston Rahier BMW
2. France Jean Claude Olivier Yamaha
3. Italy Franco Picco Yamaha

Cars[edit]

Driver Vehicle
1. France Patrick Zaniroli Mitsubishi Pajero
2. United Kingdom Andrew Cowan Mitsubishi Pajero
3. France Pierre Fougerouse Toyota FJ 60

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Dakar - RETROSPECTIVE 1979-2007" (PDF). Dakar. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2009-01-07.