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26th November 2021, 17:22

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En Ton zag dat het goed was…. 💙

It’s ballroom! 😎👍🏻

Na vandaag blinkt het zelfs weer 👌

Le Laboratoire des merveilles

Hee, er staat nog een torpedo in de hoek, achter die scooter. Mag ik daarin meedoen😂

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Here you see one of our much appreciated partners Goedsign. They deliver the best performance in designing, wrapping and stickers on ALL of our vehicles… 🧐✂️📐📝🔤🔄🤩

Even with many last minute changes they managed to make it work in the last few days; And the result is AMAZING 😍😍

Thanks to their whole team for their patience and hard work! 👊🏼
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25th November 2021, 10:19

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In transit, good luck, beautiful

Goedsign team, Daan Tennekes great job, great company!! Very appreciated. Good luck Team De Rooy

Nice…..from Malaysia, home of PETRONAS

Succes mensen, laat iedereen zien dat we de beste zijn.

Veel succes heren, prachtig om dit hele team weer te zien rijden

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Allison Transmission Partners with Winner Team De Rooy to Help Develop Electrically-Powered Truck.

New technical partnership will develop an electrified truck with an Allison Transmission for the toughest motorsport competition on earth.

SLIEDRECHT, Netherlands, November 2021 – Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions and the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, has announced a three-year partnership agreement with Team de Rooy, multiple-winner of the world-famous Dakar Rally, to help develop electrically-powered trucks for the Dakar rally and other rally events. Testing is scheduled to start on an electrified truck with a conventional Allison transmission in early 2022, ahead of the vehicle’s competition debut at the Dakar Rally in January 2023. This ambitious project was affirmed today at Team de Rooy’s premises in Son & Breugel, near Eindhoven, in the Netherlands. The official contract signing was conducted by Sjoerd Vos, Director Marketing, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Allison Transmission and Gerard de Rooy, Managing Director of De Rooy Transport and owner of the truck rally team, Team De Rooy. De Rooy won Dakar, as both team owner and driver, in 2012 and 2016. “Dakar and other rally raids are really tough on mechanical components, especially the suspension, axles and gearbox. On hard surfaces, severe vibrations go through the whole driveline and consequently through the entire rally truck, hour after hour, causing damage.

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On loose sand traditional clutch-operated transmissions limit traction at low speeds. That’s why our team switched in 2018 to an Allison fully automatic transmission. Knowing how effective and robust Allison’s transmissions are, it is great to have the company’s support with our plans to go electric,” said de Rooy. In the most recent running of the Dakar Rally vehicles equipped with Allison transmissions dominated the top ten in the truck division. Sjoerd Vos commented: “One of the best ways of advancing new technologies is to push them to their performance and durability limits in demanding conditions – and there’s no motorsport
competition on earth more demanding than Dakar.”

Team de Rooy’s new Iveco electrified truck will use Allison’s 4000 SeriesTM fully automatic transmission with retarder. This is suitable, like all Allison Automatics for all medium- and heavy-duty commercial engines and all fuel types and electric motors. The 4000 Series is an easily adopted propulsion solution for applications such as construction vehicles, refuse trucks, and fire trucks and is already integrated with an electric motor in the Hyundai XCIENT, the
world’s first hydrogen-electric heavy-duty truck, which went into production in 2020.

One of the advantages of Allison transmissions is the company’s patented torque converter, which multiplies torque at launch. This will enable Team de Rooy’s electric rally raid truck to utilize a smaller and less powerful drive motor to optimize range and efficiency, and to perform well when powering up sand dunes. Another advantage is the dampening effect of the fluid coupling in the converter, which helps protect the truck’s drive motor from shock loading associated with torsional forces in the driveline. A further benefit is made possible by self-learning algorithms in Allison Automatics, which continually optimize engine speed and torque level. This helps maximize efficiency and minimize energy use in electric motors. While the new electric truck is under development, Team de Rooy will enter the 2022 Dakar Rally with diesel-powered Iveco trucks equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions, supplied and supported by Drive Line Systems (DLS), the official Allison Authorized distributor for the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, Iceland and Turkey. Team De Rooy will also drive the Classic DAF trucks “dubbelkop” (translated: Twin Head), driven by Jan De Rooy, Gerard’s father. This Classic truck is also equipped with Allison fully automatic transmissions.

The “dubbelkop” has two complete power packs equipped with two Allison transmissions on board. As well as being the largest global manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty fully automatic transmissions for commercial and defense vehicles, Allison is a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional, electric hybrid and fully electric vehicle propulsion solutions. Allison recently expanded its presence in the EV sector by bringing the Gen PowerTM series of electric axles to the truck and bus market. These e-Axles are fully integrated electric powertrains that replace conventional driveline components including axles, engine, transmission and propshaft in medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The e-Axles can fit into existing chassis configurations with minimal modifications and this compact confguration will allow for extra
space for battery packs in the truck. “Pioneering and innovation have been in Allison’s DNA since its foundation in 1915 and the
electrification era is no different. On and off-road, and even in the sand dunes, we are helping our customers transition from solutions which are available now – combining our conventional
transmissions with an electric motor, for example – to designing fully integrated electric axles, providing the same maximum levels of reliability, performance and driveability,” said Edgar Lips,
Senior OEM Account Manager, Allison Transmission.

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24th November 2021, 15:57

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10 years ago I was wondering why nobody is using automatics in their Dakar trucks. There you can see how far behind they are.

Silent disco, silent dakar??Electric transmission eliminates the beautiful sounds, of roaring trucks and engines.

Als straks het hele dakar elektrisch gaat, dan sluit voor mij het hoofdstuk dakar.

Mooi 👍

Top bak onder de Grove 6300L hijskraan gehad de fijnste automaat ooit.

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Finally. On our way to Marseille. For the Dakar 2022With a fleet of 12 De Rooy vehicles and more than 40 people we will be competing for a podium💪Image attachment

Finally. On our way to Marseille. For the Dakar 2022

With a fleet of 12 De Rooy vehicles and more than 40 people we will be competing for a podium💪
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24th November 2021, 14:18

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All the very best of luck for the champions

All the best Team De Rooy.

Good luck from Malaysia

Good Travel&competition Team De Rooy!,

Fantastic, good luck!

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DAF Classic TEAM. De Rooy.
Met dank aan Martin van den Brink. 👌
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20th November 2021, 12:42

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Gaaf setje. Net als vroeger met GINAF volgwagens. 💪💪

Echt gaaf ! 👌😍 Kwam de containerwagen vanmorgen tegen op de A50 …..

Un trabajo excelente, enhorabuena equipo!!

Prachtig, straks met 200 km/h door het zand met een peuk in z'n mond 💪

Dat ziet er goed uit. Heel veel succes en veel plezier. Het is belangrijkste dat iedereen veilig finishen.

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Afgelopen weekeind was de Dubbele Cabine in actie op het Les Comes 4x4 festival in Spanje. Het publiek heeft genoten van deze unieke truck.
Het waren de eerste km voor de crew dus meteen een goede test voor de Dakar Classic 2022.Last weekend. The Double Cabin was present at the Les Comes 4x4 festival in Spain.
It was a great succes. And it was also the first test for the Dakar Classic 2022 crew.
A good shakedown.A special thanks to Pep Vila for the invitation.Image attachmentImage attachment

Afgelopen weekeind was de Dubbele Cabine in actie op het Les Comes 4×4 festival in Spanje. Het publiek heeft genoten van deze unieke truck.
Het waren de eerste km voor de crew dus meteen een goede test voor de Dakar Classic 2022.

Last weekend. The Double Cabin was present at the Les Comes 4×4 festival in Spain.
It was a great succes. And it was also the first test for the Dakar Classic 2022 crew.
A good shakedown.

A special thanks to Pep Vila for the invitation.
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18th October 2021, 16:13

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Geweldig om deze weer in actie te zien 😍

Kwam ze net tegen bij Kruishoutem

Gaaf wie zijn de mannen aan boord tijdens de Dakar ?

I remember when I work on the two gearboxes synchronisation on the original Truck (in France) and had the opportunity to drove it in the Ermenonville forest (North of Paris)

I loved this machine when I was a kid.

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Deze week is Team de Rooy aan het testen in Marokko voor de Dakar 2022.
We spenderen veel tijd in de zand pistes En in de duinen. Vast rijden en proberen weer snel los te komen.
We hebben samen met Reiger schokdempers weer een betere setting kunnen maken voor de Snelle pistes. Nog een dag. En dan zit de test er alweer op. 💪💪This week Team de Rooy is testing in Morocco for the Dakar 2022.
All teams are training in the Dunes. Fast tracks. Getting stuck and getting out quickly.
Together with reiger suspension we’ve got an even better setup for the fast bumpy sections.
One more day and the test is over.💪💪Image attachment

Deze week is Team de Rooy aan het testen in Marokko voor de Dakar 2022.
We spenderen veel tijd in de zand pistes En in de duinen. Vast rijden en proberen weer snel los te komen.
We hebben samen met Reiger schokdempers weer een betere setting kunnen maken voor de Snelle pistes. Nog een dag. En dan zit de test er alweer op. 💪💪

This week Team de Rooy is testing in Morocco for the Dakar 2022.
All teams are training in the Dunes. Fast tracks. Getting stuck and getting out quickly.
Together with reiger suspension we’ve got an even better setup for the fast bumpy sections.
One more day and the test is over.💪💪
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16th October 2021, 17:57

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Best team ever 🤩

Mantap

Succes.👊

Très belles images merci au Team De Rooy JP

Berrie van den Born Anneke Halverhout Alie Lentjes-Wagter lijkt wel heel erg veel op onze desert toer in Namibië alleen de snelheid is ietsje anders.😂👍

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16th October 2021, 17:48

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Good luck!!!

Good luck

Muy bonita foto

Только победа

Lets rock n roll

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10th October 2021, 21:41

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Hoi komen die ook nog bij wsi uit alles moldels

Rijd de dubbele cabine ook mee met de Dakar 2022

is die bij jullie te koop?

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Team De Rooy with four trucks at the start of Dakar 2022

Team De Rooy will enter the Dakar Rally 2022 with four brand new trucks, with a fully Dutch line-up, divided over two teams. Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco consists of Janus van Kasteren jr, Hans Stacey and Mitchel van den Brink, Mammoet Team De Rooy Iveco is represented by Martin van den Brink. With this strong composition, a mix of experience and young talent, Team De Rooy wants to take a serious shot at the podium places in Saudi Arabia.

The return of Hans Stacey – after five years of absence – and the arrival of Martin van den Brink in the team, can safely be described as surprising. The both of them entered the team after a turbulent and emotional period. Initially, the team was complete with Van Kasteren and Van den Brink junior, and Ton van Genugten and Federico Villagra.
The tragic death of Ton van Genugten left a big void, both physically and mentally. Around the same time it became clear that Argentinian driver Federico Villagra had to withdraw. Gerard de Rooy then contacted Martin van den Brink. “I was asked to drive for the team after Ton passed away. I found the request emotional, but also honourable," says 51-year-old Van den Brink. “I cannot pass up this opportunity. In addition, after the Kamaz factory team, De Rooy is the team with the most experience.”
The fact that his son Mitchel was already part of Team De Rooy is another reason for Van den Brink. “It is a great opportunity for the future for both me and my son. De Rooy gives young drivers such as Mitchel, but also Janus van Kasteren a chance. That is beautiful. I want to look to the future and Mitchel will have the opportunity to develop further.”
Martin van den Brink forms the ‘orange team’ within Team De Rooy and will act under the flag of Mammoet Team De Rooy Iveco, with the Iveco Powerstar. He is accompanied on board by navigator Peter Willemsen and mechanic Bernard der Kinderen.

Janus van Kasteren jr, Hans Stacey and Mitchel van den Brink form the ‘green team’, under the flag of Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco. Hans Stacey had already asked his cousin Gerard de Rooy at an earlier stage whether there was a Powerstar ‘left’. “That was not the case then, but after Villagra’s cancellation it was. It is an unexpectedly nice development to be able to drive the Dakar in three continents.”

With Hans Stacey, Team De Rooy brings one of the most experienced (eleven entries) and successful participants in the Dutch Dakar history to the start, with a victory (2007) and two podium places (2006, 2012). “The thought of doing another Dakar has always been there. The race in Saudi Arabia really appeals to me and with a good truck I can still be competitive despite a five-year absence. I am fit and motivated," says 62-year-old Stacey, who can be found twice a week in Erik van Loon’s fitness room, with, until recently, Ton van Genugten, among others.
Stacey is accompanied in the Petronas Team De Rooy Iveco Powerstar by navigator Anton van Limpt, also a training buddy, who was initially going to go with Van Genugten, and mechanic Randy Smits, for whom it will be the first Dakar in a race truck.

Janus van Kasteren jr was already part of Team De Rooy two years ago. Together with navigator Marcel Snijders and mechanic Darek Rodewald, he drives the other Powerstar of the Petronas team. "It’s great to compete with a completely Dutch team, with four strong drivers," says 35-year-old Van Kasteren. “And even a Dakar winner! We know each other well and are ambitious as a team. I hope we can cooperate well. The new Powerstar is a big step forward. I’m really looking forward to it.”

Mitchel van den Brink drove a Dakar by himself for the first time last January, after gaining experience as a mechanic with his father Martin the year before. As fast assistance in Team De Rooy, behind the wheel of the Iveco Trakker in Petronas livery, the bar is raised for him. “The pace will have to go up to stay close to the other three, but that is possible with the Iveco”, analyzes 19-year-old Van den Brink.
“In order to get used to the speed, I have recently gained experience with the Mitsubishi EVO. Getting the truck safely to the finish each day, staying close to the other three and providing assistance where needed is a challenging task, but one I look forward to with great anticipation. With Richard Mouw and Bert van Donkelaar I have two experienced men on board, both of whom are also good mechanics.”

Next week, the entire team will test all four race trucks in Morocco in preparation for the Dakar Rally 2022. On 20 November, the team and trucks will be presented to the public at the Dakar Pre Prologue at Landgoed Duynenwater (the former E3 beach) in Eersel.
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10th October 2021, 12:30

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Probably won’t see The Dakar but, I will follow the results, I hope you do well Team DeRooy

Go for it!

Succes met dit mooie team en laten we deze keer die Kamaz rijders is een keer stof happen achter de Nederlandse rijders

Dit kan niet anders dan dat t n geslaagd Dakar 2022 wordt 💪👊🎉

Altijd beter om als Nederlandse DakarTeams de kracht te bundelen in 1 Team

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