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…

Class T Title Battle Heats Up For SACCs At Harrismith 400

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa, 20 July 2017 – Harrismith, in the eastern Free State, is renowned for being icy cold in the middle of winter, but it will be the scene of a heated battle between the top Class T contenders when the SA Cross Country Series (SACCS) descends on the small farming town on 28…

Toyota Gazoo Start Dakar Planning

Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa has made the decision not to take part in this year’s Silkway Rally, in order to focus on the development of their race-proven Toyota Hilux, with Dakar 2018 in mind. Both Giniel de Villiers and Leeroy Poulter were originally scheduled to compete in the mammoth event, but will now no…

Puma Ford Lands Podium Double

It was a battle of endurance and survival on the only three-day marathon event on the 2017 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) calendar, but the Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Puma Lubricants team emerged with two Rangers on the overall Class T podium at the 2017 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race. After winning…