MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

2020 WRC UPDATE BY RALLYSTAR

2020 WRC RALLIES AN UPDATE BROUGHT TO YOU BY RALLYSTAR MOTORING We at Rallystar your favourite motosport website will do our best to update you on the evolving around the Covid-19 pandemic and the various government restrictions. . No decisions on event dates will be made by the WRC organisers before updates on the respective […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

THE FIA SHOWS INITIATIVE AND GOOD TASTE NAMING A NEW PROJECT – Rally Star!

The FIA Rally Star project brings good news. If you’re between 17 and 25 and pretty sharp on DiRT, your virtual moment could be about to get real thanks to the FIA’s all-new Rally Star initiative. World motorsport’s governing body is chasing the next generation of talent to take them from grass roots right through […]

FORMULA 1 MOTORSPORT NEWS

D-DAY FOR MERCEDES F1 and then for Hamilton as well?

When the board of the holding company of Mercedes sits around the 12th of February, they are going to decide whether they should leave the F1 scene as constructor team. The team may then be rebranded as Aston Martin.  The poor financial performance, objective to develop road-car technologies and their strife to reduce their environmental […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS

AND SO THE FIGHT BEGINS …OR ENDS.

MSA seems all bright eyed and bushy tailed after obtaining what we hear is an interim order against Steve Wyndham. The press release they sent out appears below. From what one can read in this release neither MSA nor one single one of the six applicants for the interdict (they were not mentioned in the […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally Cross

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

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 […]

Rally

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 […]

Rally

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS

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. […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally RALLYSTAR PROMOTIONAL

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally RALLYSTAR PROMOTIONAL Sports

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 […]

FORMULA FORD Lifestyle MOTORSPORT HISTORY & STORIES MOTORSPORT NEWS RALLYSTAR PROMOTIONAL

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

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 […]

Rally

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 […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

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 […]