- Town/City: Tauranga
- Bike: BMW R100GS, Ducati Mark 3 250 narrow case
Phillip Wilson keeps getting better every day,
Stage 4 he finished in 68th in making him 73rd overall.
Stage 5 a 60th place finish takes him up to 65th overall.
After Stage 5 Phillip is now running 8th out of 36 first time Dakar motorcycle competitors still in the race.