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,…

Monster Team Ready For Baja

The Baja Aragón – one of Europe’s legendary offroad races – kicks off this week with the Monster Energy Honda Team poised to enter the fray. Incumbent champion Joan Barreda lines up alongside French team-mate Michael Metge, third in last year’s edition. Monster Energy Honda Team return once again to the action. After taking part…

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…

Honda Dakar Team Vow To Fight On

After a fortnight competing in the world’s toughest race, Monster Energy Honda Team’s campaign ends with a positive scorecard. Throughout the ten disputed stages, the team have clearly shown all the necessary requisites to triumph in the Dakar. The battle goes on. Joan Barreda, the Monster Energy Honda Team ace, comes away from the Dakar…

Peterhansel wins 13th Dakar title

Rally legend defeats Loeb while Sunderland takes UK’s first win. Saturday’s 64km timed special stage between Rio Cuarto and Buenos Aires concluded Dakar Rally 2017 and its 9,000km route through South America. Car Stéphane Peterhansel edged Sebastien Loeb overall (+5’13) to take his Dakar victory No 13 with their Team Peugeot Total teammate Cyril Despres…

Motorsport World 2017 first edition now on sale

The first 2017 edition of Motorsport World is now on sale. It is available at Spar and Pick N Pay outlets – garage shops and airports It contains full and latest news on Formula 1 – MotoGP – Superbikes and World Rally Plus a look at the upcoming first round of the Gauteng Inland Championships…

Peterhansel’s roller coaster

Collision caused Dakar legend to lose Stage 10 before getting time back to take overall lead. Racing resumed on Thursday at Dakar Rally 2017 with a 449-kilometre stage from Chilecito to San Juan in Argentina. And it wasn’t plain racing: Stéphane Peterhansel’s collision with another competitor temporally upset the car rankings, biker Stefan Svitko fell…