LEG 16 / SS 15 - 16 January 2005
Dakar - Dakar Liaison 37 km / SS 31 km Total distance 68 km 

Overall classification after SS 15
  Driver / Co-driver Car Time Diff.
1 Firdaus Kabirov / Aydar Belyaev Kamaz 71.13.55   
2 Yoshimasa Sugawara / Katsumi Hamura Hino 77.18.14  + 6.04.19 
3 Giacomo Vismara / Claudio Bellina Mercedes Unimog 78.00.23  + 6.46.28 
4 Jan de Rooy / Dany Colebunders DAF 78.51.38  + 7.37.43 
5 Gérard de Rooy / Tom Colsoul DAF 80.48.34  + 9.34.39 
6 Teruhito Sugawara / Seiichi Suzuki Hino 82.19.28  + 11.05.33 
7 Markku Alén / Guido Toni IVECO 82.40.14  + 11.26.19 
8 Karl Sadlauer / Franz Mayer MAN 83.32.45  + 12.18.50 
9 Peter Reif / Gunter Pichlbauer MAN 83.48.34  + 12.34.39 
10 Jan Govaere / Mario Gherardyn Ginaf 85.17.19  + 14.03.24 
11 Sergio Chionni / Pietro Fogliani Mercedes Unimog 400 85.26.50  + 14.12.55 
12 Pep Vila / Moi Torrallardona MAN 87.26.00  + 16.12.05 
13 Luisa Trucco / Corrado Pattono Mercedes 87.37.46  + 16.23.51 
14 Maurizio Panseri / Attilio Brevi Daimler VGM 500L 89.13.42  + 17.59.47 
15 Jordi Juvanteny / José-Luis Criado MAN 91.03.08  + 19.49.13 
16 Zsolt Darazsi / Robert Tagai MAN 92.23.43  + 21.09.48 
17 Lucio Pezzotta / Ivan Zambetti Mercedes 93.15.07  + 22.01.12 
18 Vladimir Tchaguine / Semen Yakubov Kamaz 93.49.06  + 22.35.11 
19 Ignace Vandekerkhove / Koenraad Callaert MAN 96.00.25  + 24.46.30 
20 Rafael Tibau / Charles Gotlib DAF 97.06.07  + 25.52.12 

Times on SS 15
  Driver / Co-driver Car Time Diff.
1 Vladimir Tchaguine / Semen Yakubov Kamaz 24.52   
2 Hugo Duisters / Yvo Geusens DAF 26.35  + 1.43 
3 Firdaus Kabirov / Aydar Belyaev Kamaz 27.57  + 3.05 
=4 Jan de Rooy / Dany Colebunders DAF 29.13  + 4.21 
=4 Rafael Tibau / Charles Gotlib DAF 29.13  + 4.21 
6 Gérard de Rooy / Tom Colsoul DAF 29.14  + 4.22 
7 Peter Reif / Gunter Pichlbauer MAN 29.18  + 4.26 
8 Karl Sadlauer / Franz Mayer MAN 29.27  + 4.35 
9 Teruhito Sugawara / Seiichi Suzuki Hino 29.45  + 4.53 
10 Jan Govaere / Mario Gherardyn Ginaf 30.06  + 5.14 
11 Giacomo Vismara / Claudio Bellina Mercedes Unimog 30.37  + 5.45 
12 Klaus Leihener / Uwe Ziegler MAN 30.41  + 5.49 
13 Hans Bekx / Edwin Willems DAF 30.48  + 5.56 
14 Markku Alén / Guido Toni IVECO 31.07  + 6.15 
15 Stefano Calzi / Umberto Fiori MAN 31.37  + 6.45 
16 Yoshimasa Sugawara / Katsumi Hamura Hino 31.41  + 6.49 
17 Elisabete Jacinto / Olivier Jacmart Renault Kerax 32.12  + 7.20 
18 Massimo Capoferri / Angelo Fumagalli MAN 32.26  + 7.34 
19 Pep Vila / Moi Torrallardona MAN 32.39  + 7.47 
20 Ignace Vandekerkhove / Koenraad Callaert MAN 32.51  + 7.59