The crew who were selected to compete for Pewano and drive the PEWANO XC60 RR in the 2012 Dakar Rally was Alfie Cox and Jürgen Schröder. A highly professional duo with routine and extensive experience in motorsport.
Alfie Cox is a legend in his native South Africa and has completed 11 Dakar Rallies with 3 podium placements on a motorbike. He has also won the Roof of Africa Rally 9 times, is a 4 times gold medallist in the ISDE and a multiple South African Enduro and Off-Road Champion. In 2006, Cox switched from motorbikes to begin racing on four wheels. Jürgen Schröder has together with Alfie Cox competed in the Dakar Rally three times before (2009, 2010 and 2011) and has conducted a number of Cross Country Rally competitions, including three South African championships as co-driver to Alfie.