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…

Stage nine of Dakar cancelled

A massive landslide causes the second stage cancellation of Dakar Rally 2017. Stage nine of the Dakar Rally has been called off after a massive landslide on the course. The landslide struck on Tuesday, hitting the village of Volcan, following massive thunderstorms some 160 kilometres away from Salta on the road used to get to…

Loeb Lays Down The Law

Sebastien Loeb laid down the law yesterday to take a dominant Dakar stage 8 car win as he moved into the overall lead from Peugeot teammate Stephane Peterhansel, who was also second yesterday. Cyril Despres completed the podium in the third Peugeot on a day there seemed to be precious little anyone or anything could…