Mark Corbett (CEO of Century Property Developments) and Francois Jordaan were greeted by hundreds of supporters and several news crews as they arrived back at Johannesburg's OR Tambo Airport on 17 January from their successful completion of the 2012 Dakar Rally in South America.
As the first South African privateer team to compete, Century Racing achieved a remarkable 24th placing overall, and second in class.
Top (l-r) Rudi Balzer - Chief Mechanic, Gaye Corbett - Communications, Julien Hardy - Chief Engineer and Team Manager, Ernest Corbett - Support vehicle, Mark Corbett - Driver, Francois Jordaan - Navigator, Juan Mohr - Support vehicle, Bottom (l-r) Colin Matthews - Support Truck
The official Century Racing Dakar 2012 Blog Book. With behind the scenes images, stories and insight from the team, this is a must read.
Short of sprinkling sand in your bed, food and eyes, this is the closest you are going to get to experiencing the Dakar 2012.