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Hansen World Champion on split decision

Timmy Hansen was crowned as the 2019 FIA World Rallycross Champion a count-back of wins over Andreas Bakkerud at a breathtaking SABAT World Rallycross of South Africa at a sweltering Killarney International Raceway on Sunday. The Cape Town crowd was treated to a spectacular and bruising season finale as the two ended on even points […]

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OTT TÄNAK – WORLD RALLY CHAMPION

The Toyota driver Ott Tänak finished second overall on the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España, 17,2s behind Belgian rival Neuville to clinch the World Rally Championship crown. Tänak became the first Estonian to win the FIA World Rally Championship in a tense finale on Sunday afternoon. He snatched second place in the closing Wolf […]

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OTT TÄNAK SEALS THE CHAMPIONSHIP …

        OTT TÄNAK SEALS THE CHAMPIONSHIP … With one more rally to go, Ott Tänak has secured the 2019 World Rally Championship in Spain with the Australian Rally still to come.   It was a brave effort from Neuville who truly had only an outside chance to pocket the championship. He started […]

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RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España

RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España  Three days, seventeen special stages, three hundred and twenty five comma 56 Spanish stage kilometres and some serious luck, and then maybe lucky for him, Rally Australia stands between Ott Tänak and his maiden WRC title.   Everything where a winner or champion is crowned has a Fat Lady […]

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THE 2019 CAPE OVERBERG GRAND PRIX

THE CAPE OVERBERG GRAND PRIX The rally that has teeth behind its head as well, but can also place a soft hand on a rally driver’s shoulder when least expected. This is arguably the fastest rally in South Africa – especially after the Mountain Trial Rally in the North Cape disappeared from the scene. Johnny […]

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BILLY BRIGHT

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of the bigger role players in rallies over many, many years. Billy Bright is not with us anymore and I for one will sincerely miss him. His unexpected calls – that stopped about a year ago, his straightforward manner in calling a spade […]

Lifestyle

Zenvo Fetes 10th Anniversary With TS1 GT Hypercar

The Geneva Motor Show is fast approaching. And so is the 10th anniversary for Danish supercar brand Zenvo. If everything aligns, perhaps we’ll get a glimpse of the brand’s eagerly anticipated hypercar the TS1 GT. While it already made an appearance at 2016’s Geneva Motor Show, here’s hoping lightning strikes twice in the same spot. […]

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RALLYING – IT IS A “MIND GAME” – Rallystar – the Pro’s next step…

RALLYSTAR – THE RALLY PRO’S NEXT STEP IT IS A “MIND GAME” (mostly) So many people believe if you are a reasonably good driver and you can make a handbrake turn, then you are a racing – or goodness forbid a rally driver. The ability to drive a car obviously forms the biggest part of […]

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Closest World Rally Championship battle in a generation comes to tense finish.

The closest FIA World Rally Championship battle in a generation comes to a compelling conclusion in Australia this weekend when three drivers face the ultimate title shootout. Sébastien Ogier, chasing a sixth consecutive crown in his farewell drive for the M-Sport Ford team, has erased a 23-point deficit in two rallies to head longtime leader […]

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TV COVERAGE OF THE RALLYSTAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RALLY

MOTORSPORT IS YOUR PASSION, OR SO YOU CLAIM I would like to extend this request to those of you who truly carry the interest of rallying at heart – tune in to the TV broadcast of the RALLYSTAR NATIONAL RALLY on Ignition TV this weekend. You will note that there are many broadcast times, but […]

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A PIECE OF PASSION ….WRITTEN BY REGHARD ROETS

INTRO BY LEON BOTHA In the world of motorsport you do not easily find much more than criticism, no matter on what level you participate or think your wisdom fits in. After reading this piece written from Reghard Roets’ heart – from the same room in which he stores his love for motorsport and people, […]

DAKAR MOTORSPORT NEWS

THE DAKAR 2018 – AS EXPECTED, PREDICTED AND GUESSED BY LEON BOTHA

The toughest rally adventure in the world. An adventure so many people dream about and never do – simply because they do not really aspire to anything more than watching a Sevens Rugby game. There is one program on TV that made me think of many things, even in my life – and goodness knows […]

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A-TEAM “I like it when ….

“I like it when a plan comes together” the famous phrase used by “Hannibal Smith” in the A-team series.  I can repeat these words today after speaking to one of the organisers of the Secunda Rally that will take place 19-20 May 2017. A thousand and twenty seven seven-hundred and one hundred as our beloved […]

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KLIPDALE RALLY

KLIPDALE RALLY Fresh from a win in Gauteng Jacques and I were quite confident that we had a chance to pull off two wins in two weekends. Confident but rally-wise, not absolutely sure. Unlike on the Hall Speed Rally we sported brand new helmets and goodness knows that was a relief as during the first […]

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2017 HALLSPEED RALLY

2017 HALLSPEED RALLY I have been looking forward to this “come-back” for a long time, despite making a promise many years ago, not ever, never, ever to navigate for Jacques – that’s my son, again, after he almost wiped us both out during a Sasol Rally. Late last year Jacques acquired one of the most potent […]

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Audi teams offered extra incentive to participate in GT Asia

Competitors in the one-make Audi R8 LMS Cup have been given some additional incentive to extend their 2017 competition schedules. Motorsport Asia Limited – the promoter of the GT Asia Series – will offer travel support including freight to and from the Series’ blue ribbon event in September. The program has attracted entries from within […]

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THE WORLD’S BIGGEST TV SHOW HAS JUST BEGUN

2017 DAKAR RALLY Stage 8 After I wrote my Dakar report before the start of the event I decided rather not to publish it – for the simple reason that I did not predict the outcome in an acceptable, South African way. There was no reason for my predictions other than being based on experience, […]

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OGIER SIGNS WITH M-SPORT

The announcement we have all been waiting for, has been made!   Four-time WRC champion Sebastien Ogier will team up with M-Sport Ford for the 2017 edition of the championship.   Anyone who believed that Ogier would battle to find a drive for 2017, must have been watching some other sport than rallying for the […]

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MATRIEK AFSKEID EN SO AAN…

Dalk ‘n finale vaarwel? Ek is tans (vir ‘n ruk al) besig om ‘n boek te skryf met die titel: “I killed my child!” Dit klink natuurlik soos iets wat elke skoolvakansie in die verbeelding van baie ouers afspeel, maar hierdie titel is ongelukkig in baie gevalle die reine waarheid. Dit gaan oor jongmense wat […]

RALLYSTAR PROMOTIONAL SUPER 77 SERIES

INVITATION TO RALLY -, OFF-ROAD-, OR TALENTED RACING DRIVER

INVITATION TO RALLY / OFF-ROAD AND RACING DRIVERS This is an invitation to talented, experienced and well-known drivers to contact us if you are interested in driving one of the intended seven Super 77 Class A cars during the seven events we plan to organise for the 2017 Super77 series. We are currently busy negotiating […]

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THE SUPER77 SERIES

 A DESCRIPTION OF THE SERIES PLEASE READ THIS ARTICLE TO THE END TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF WHAT WE ARE BUSY DOING. We considered waiting for the SponsorshipSeekers website to go live before releasing this article, so that you can register as a SUPER77 SUPPORTER but due to the number of enquiries already – I […]

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THE RALLY OF 2016

The 25th Sasol Rally will without a doubt be the rally of the year. From an organiser’s point of view I have always envied the Sasol for the area – the panoramic scenery – the roads and of course the options to use. Pretoria Motor Club organised an almost similar rally with Total as sponsor […]