DAKAR

THIRD CONSECUTIVE STAGE WIN FOR AL-ATTIYAH/BAUMEL AS THEY TRIUMPH ON STAGE 4

Hat trick of stage wins for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 3rd on stage for Lategan/Cummings Lategan/Cummings move into Top 5 overall RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Stage 4 of Dakar 2021 saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel record their third consecutive stage win, when they brought their Toyota Hilux home in the fastest time on […]

OFF ROAD

2021 TOYOTA 1000 DESERT RACE POSTPONED

The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) and Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) in consultation with their stakeholders have announced that the 2021 Toyota 1000 Desert Race (TDR 1000) has been called off. SACCS announced, following a recent virtual meeting, that the decision to postpone the 2021 TDR 1000 had been taken due to the uncertainty […]

FORMULA 1 MOTORSPORT NEWS

The Formula One Focus Now Shifts To 2021

As a global pandemic held sport in a vice like grip, it looked highly unlikely that Formula One would even be able to stage the 2020 edition of its annual schedule and any talk of Lewis Hamilton earning a seventh Driver’s Championship was nothing more than wishful thinking. While although there would have been all […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

SHORT AND MAYBE NOT SO SWEET..

This weekend will see (because spectators won’t) the third and fourth legs of the 2020 South African Rally Championship.  The NTT Toyota Rally will take place in the Delmas area on Friday 16th October when the third – and Saturday 17th October when the fourth leg of the 2020 championship will be decided. On Friday […]

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PREVIEW OF LAKE UMUZI RALLY – 11 AND 12TH SEPTEMBER 2020

THE 2020 LAKE UMUZI RALLY 1 AND 2  The late Jan Hettema always sang “On the road again” at the start of anything we did that involved wheels and it would have been appropriate to sing “his” song before the rally this weekend. We all came through a strange period in time during the first […]

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Spanish F1 Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton supreme from start to finish to win Spanish Grand Prix and extend world championship lead Lewis Hamilton dominates from start to finish to win in Spain – the 88th of his career Max Verstappen, last week’s winner, finishes second with Valtteri Bottas in third Lewis Hamilton said he completed his crushing Spanish Grand […]

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JACO VAN DYK AND KIDS – SUNDAY UPDATE

JACO VAN DYK AND KIDS – UPDATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON 19/07 One of my contacts Michael Barnard has spoken to Jaco on his cell phone today and could find out how Jaco is handling this very serious event. From the phone call one could only conclude that he was still very brave about it, but the […]

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JACO VAN DYK AND CHILDREN – HELICOPTER ACCIDENT – UPDATES

We will use this space to keep you updated for the next few days on the condition of Jaco and his two daughters after the helicopter accident. Chucky – Jaco’s son who was with them in the accident has been discharged from hospital and is in good health. JACO AND CHILDREN – UPDATE 12H50 BETTER […]

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MOTORSPORT REOPENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

  Permission granted by Honourable Minister Nathi Mthethwa on 15 July 2020 Strict sanitation and health rules to apply at all racing venues Permission applies to all motorsport categories run under the auspices of MSA, subject to no spectators being permitted Motorsport South Africa (MSA) is pleased to announce that it has received full permission […]

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MOTORSPORT’S SHARE OF; “NOTHING WILL BE THE SAME AGAIN!’

MOTORSPORT’S  SHARE OF “NOTHING WILL BE THE SAME AGAIN!’ Times have without doubt changed – but so did the people. I could not help smiling this morning when I saw a promo clip telling “people” that watching WorldWideWrestling on TV, was like bringing the sport into your living room. In this promo, the wrestlers actually […]

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THE BIGGEST FACTOR MOST RALLY DRIVERS IGNORE…

“Perception” is the way you think about someone or something. It is also formed by what you understand through your five senses – touch, sight, sound, smell and taste.  Colour is added to your perception of things, by your past experiences, feelings and thoughts. So, what does this have to do with driving and especially […]

MOTORSPORT NEWS Rally

Carlos Sainz crowned The Greatest WRC Driver

Carlos Sainz crowned The Greatest WRC Driver   Carlos Sainz has been crowned The Greatest WRC Driver of all time in a poll of fans and expert journalists on the FIA World Rally Championship’s official website. The double world champion, from Spain, defeated Sébastien Loeb in the head-to-head final. Sainz claimed 57.28 per cent of […]

Rally W Series

WRC agrees new partnership with eSports experts Fanatec 

      Fanatec announced as new official partner for WRC eSports German company boasts strong motorsport portfolio Development underway on rally products for WRC gamers Fanatec backs WRC’s virtual challenge in Rally Argentina classic WRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with sim racing hardware experts Fanatec to become the official partner of the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]