Latvala After Gazoo Record

Jari-Matti Latvala has the chance to match his Toyota Gazoo team boss Tommi Mäkinen’s record of four WRC home round wins at this week’s Neste Rally Finland [27 – 30 July]. Four-time world champion Mäkinen won his country’s WRC counter four times between 1994 and 1998, first in a Ford Escort RS Cosworth, and then…

X-Fighters in Madrid

Just seven days until 16th Red Bull X-Fighters in Madrid The world’s best FMX riders will take to the air in Madrid for the 16th Red Bull X-Fighters event on July 7. Defending champion Tom Pagès of France had to drop out of the world’s most prestigious FMX competition and will be replaced by Germany’s…

All The Latest From The World Of Formula 1

No Team Orders Says Vettel Monaco Grand Prix race winner Sebastian Vettel has denied that Ferrari’s race strategy was part of a pre-arranged plan to switch its cars around to benefit his Formula 1 title hopes. Vettel jumped ahead of polesitter and race leader Kimi Raikkonen by staying out five laps longer during the only…

Gajser & Jonass Dominant in Argentina

MX1 Team HRC’s Tim Gajser came into Sunday in the pole position after qualifying first on Saturday. He kept true to his qualifying form and won race one ahead of Monster Energy Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jeremy Van Horebeek and race two just over 5 seconds ahead of Team HRC teammate Evgeny Bobryshev. With his performance…

Motor Sportsman Of The Year Nominees

The South African Guild of Motoring Journalists has confirmed its nominees for the Bridgestone SA , SAGMJ Motor Sportsman of the Year and recognising drivers and riders in their own realms of the sport, and the Colin Watling Award, recognising the extraordinary contributions behind the scenes of South African Motorsport. This year sees a few…

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…

Barreda Takes Another Stage

A second stage triumph for Joan Barreda who commanded from start to finish in both specials of the Rally Dakar 2017 eighth stage. The Monster Energy Honda Team once again gave a master class in a race hampered by the weather. Stage eight of the Rally Dakar 2017, the second leg of the two-day marathon…

Relief For Gazoo Team

ABRA PAMPA, ARGENTINA – The Argentine town of Abra Pampa isn’t much more than a spec on the map, but at the end of Stage 8 of Dakar 2017, it served as a makeshift bivouac for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA. The team was forced to complete an entire service on the side of the road…

Honda Going All Out For Dakar Win

The Monster Energy Honda Team is going all out in the battle for the Rally Dakar 2017 as the squad posts their best podium finish to date. Yesterday, Ricky Brabec picked up top honours for the first time in the rally, with team-mate Paulo Gonçalves taking second spot. After an opening week where the Monster…