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…

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…

SA Cross Country – A look Ahead To Battlefield Event

Ford Hunting For Class T Victory The Ford Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) Puma Lubricants team is ready and eager to continue its campaign in the exciting South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) when the second round of the championship gets underway at the Battlefields 400 on 12 and 13 May. Based in the historic Dundee…

Watch The New Teams at Lichtenburg

New teams and driver/co-driver combinations, old and new faces and the hype that goes with the start of a new season will all be grist to the mill at the Lichtenburg 400, the opening round of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) Auto Championship, on March 31. The Production Vehicle line-up features all of…

Puma Lubricants and Ford Team Up

Ford Performance and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) are proud to welcome Puma Lubricants as a co-sponsor for the team’s 2017 South African Cross Country Series campaign. The exciting new Ford Performance Puma Lubricants partnership will see the NWM-run squad fielding three Class T Ford Rangers for this season in what is widely regarded as one…

Total To Sponsor Cross Country Championship

Total South Africa have announced their sponsorship of the South African Cross Country Motor Racing Series (SACCS). This follows on the heels of the company’s sponsorship of the Toyota Gazoo Racing team, which was announced late last year. The sponsorship is a one year deal where Total South Africa will provide Total Excellium fuel for…

Donaldson Calls Time On Cross Country Championship

Global service provider Donaldson Filtration Solutions has called time on the South African Cross Country Championship. In an official statement Donaldson has confirmed its plans “not to pursue an extension to its sponsorship agreement beyond the 2016 season” for South Africa’s premier cross country racing championship. Donaldson, in a statement released to SANORA, said a…

Seb Ogier’s new car revealed

Livery revealed for the four-time World Rally Champion’s new M-Sport Ford Fiesta. The design for the Frenchman’s ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta is no longer a secret as the British team ramp up their preparations for the Rallye Monte-Carlo in January. Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia will sport an iconic and instantly recognisable Red Bull scheme as…

Sebastien Ogier primed for 2017 switch to M-Sport

When Volkswagen Motorsport announced its decision to withdraw from the World Rally Championship in November, a scramble began for the signature of Seb Ogier, and understandably. The Frenchman had dominated the championship winning 22 rallies out of 54 over the course of four years – a remarkable return of 40% of every event at which…

Ogier Signs With Ford

FOUR-time FIA World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier will drive the all-new Ford Fiesta WRC for M-Sport in 2017 – and he will be partnered in a second car by Ott Tänak. The Frenchman’s widely-expected signing was announced overnight and includes his long-time co-driver and fellow champion Julien Ingrassia. It came after Ogier tested the Fiesta…