South African CEO Hennie de Klerk wins 2018 Dakar Rally rookie race

Treasury One CEO Hennie de Klerk and his racing partner Gerhard Schutte has won the 2018 Dakar Rally “rookie race”.

De Klerk is a former track racer.

The Treasury One team raced a South African built VW Amarok.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed De Klerk.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

I was driving. The navigator would say it’s the easy part!

Hennie de Klerk, Treasury One

It’s my first Dakar… but I’m an experienced driver.

Hennie de Klerk, Treasury One

It was much more difficult this year than in previous years.

Hennie de Klerk, Treasury One

It’s, obviously, a great marketing opportunity.

Hennie de Klerk, Treasury One

Apart from the badge, there’s no VW Amarok in it… it cost about R3 million… it’s built from scratch…

Hennie de Klerk, Treasury One

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