Kenny Gilbert Strikes Gold

The 2017 South African National Cross Country Championship for Motorcycles and Quads (SACCS Moto) was wrapped up at Glenharvie on the West Rand this weekend (27 and 28 October) where 300 tough kilometres tested competitors in the Atlas Copco Gold 400 before the titles were finally decided. Lady Luck winked at some and ignored others…

Fouries Proved To Be Very Special

Marius and Jolinda Fourie lost the battle but won the war when they were crowned Special Vehicle overall and Class A champions at the final event of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), the Atlas Copco Gold 400. On a dramatic final day of the season third place was enough to see the husband…

Cross Country Riders Back In Action

Despite not having competed at national level for almost three months, motorcycle and quad competitors are fighting fit and looking forward to the Atlas Copco Gold 400, the sixth and final round of the SA Cross Country Championship that takes place on 27 and 28 October at Glenharvie on the West Rand in Gauteng. Most…

Mini Completes Successful Dakar Trial

Rallye OiLibya du Maroc provided race action right up to the final Leg 5 of this six day racing spectacle. With the competitors crossing the finish line at Erfoud, it was the MINI Family members who were celebrating loudest from the fact all seven MINI cars completed what was a tough but enthralling race. Rallye…

De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz Remain In Contention At Rally China

10th on stage for Giniel de Villiers / Dirk von Zitzewitz after missed waypoint. ALXA, INNER MONGOLIA – The 410 km-long Stage 3 of the Dakar Series: China Rally proved to be an interesting one for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz missed a waypoint early in the stage,…

Toyota Gazoo New Model Makes Sun City Debut

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA will be campaigning their all-new Toyota Hilux at this weekend’s Sun City 400 – the penultimate round in the 2017 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS). Behind the wheel of the new Dakar challenger will be Giniel de Villiers, partnered by Dennis Murphy – who are also in the hunt to take…

Ford After Cross Country Title

The 2017 South African Cross Country Series is rapidly heading towards its grand finale, with only two of the season’s six events remaining. With three crews in contention for championship glory, it’s all to play for at the upcoming Sun City 400, based at the world-renowned resort in the scenic Pilanesberg. Having scored a well-deserved…

Champion Poulter Takes A Break

Defending South African National Rally and Cross-Country champion, Leeroy Poulter, has decided to step away from motorsport for the remainder of the 2017 season. The talented motor sportsman made the decision to fully recover from the brain surgery he underwent in 2016, to remove an anomalous growth. While the surgery itself was a great success,…

Watch The Special Vehicles At Harrismith

A new event on the calendar and close championships are ingredients for potential drama and the Special Vehicle category ticks both boxes when it comes to the Harrismith 400, round four of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS), on July 28 and 29. The Harrismith 400 makes its debut on the SACCS calendar and…

Joan Barreda Wins The Baja Aragon 2017

Monster Energy Honda Team rider Joan Barreda has secured his fourth victory in the Baja Aragon 2017 with team-mate Michael Metge making it onto the podium, repeating third place. The Baja Aragon 2017 concluded today in Teruel with the victory of Joan Barreda and a podium place for Michael Metge. It is the fourth win…