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The Legendary “Rallyе Breslau Poland” is about to hit 300 Entries.

With a tight schedule to pass all administrative and scrutineering checks on Saturday and Sunday (June 26th and 27th) and a mandatory Driver’s briefing before the first rally day, this year’s rally will be a remarkable turn back on what 10 years ago was the legendary Rallye Breslau with such a huge variety of drivers, […]

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Hamilton: Male dominated motorsport needs to change

Author:Tom Fenton The Mercedes driver has set up his own Extreme E team, with the aim of furthering his sustainability message – and improving gender diversity within motorsport. Driving for the X44 team this season will be Cristina Gutierrez and Sebastien Loeb. Lewis Hamilton has been describing what he hopes to achieve as a new […]

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SA MOTOCROSS – NO STOPPING PURDON IN PE

By: motorsportmedia Local Cathcart EP hero in charge after second round Eastern Province home hero Tristan Purdon and his Red Bull KTM stamped authority on the second round of the Cannabis Energy Drink & TRP Distributors South African National Motocross Championship at the Rover Raceway in Port Elizabeth Saturday. The Cathcart rider extended his championship […]

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FORMER CHAMPIONS WIN AS TOUGH MPUMALANGA 400 TOOK ITS TOLL ON THE SPECIAL VEHICLES

The 2019 Special Vehicle Champions, Lance Trethewey and Adriaan Roets, romped to a fine victory in their L T Earthmovers BAT Venom when they won the Mpumalanga 400, the opening round of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that took place at Dullstroom this weekend. It was a case of the survivors taking […]

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The Adventure Begins – Nine Teams Start the First Extreme E Season

Immediately prior to the start of the spectacular new Extreme E off-road racing series, we finally know for sure which teams and drivers will be taking professional motorsports with electric SUVs to the most remote corners of the world. With the founding of the JBXE team by former Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button, the […]

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South Racing Can-Am Team continues to achieve success in FIA Baja events with four teams in top five at Jordan Baja

The South Racing Can-Am Team enjoyed another successful challenge for honours at a Middle Eastern round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas, with the team’s four Can-Am Maverick X3s finishing second, third, fourth and fifth in the FIA T4 category behind a fifth South Racing-built machine. Kuwait’s Meshari Al-Thefiri led the way for […]

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SEAIDAN SNATCHES VICTORY FROM VAN LOON’S GRASP IN JORDAN BAJA

Saudi Arabia’s Yasir Seaidan took full advantage of his starting position for the final stage to snatch victory away from Dutch rival Erik van Loon at the Jordan Baja. A second outright win in the space of three weeks for the Mini John Cooper Works Rally driver also means that he extends his early season […]

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Fenix Rally 2021: the maiden winners

The inaugural edition of Fenix Rally ended today with a 110 kilometers of last special stage. After 6 days and more than 1000 kms competitive sections, the race is ready to crown its first winners. Tunisia welcomed the brand new project of RBI Sport and Alex Kovatchev with warm hospitality, full support from the authorities […]

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IMPRESSIVE ENTRY FOR MPUMALANGA 400 PREDICTS EXCITING CROSS COUNTRY RACING ACTION AT SEASON OPENER

An impressive entry in the Production Vehicle Category of the Mpumalanga 400 Super Event, the opening round of the 2021 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that takes place on 26 and 27 March in the Dullstroom area, predicts action packed racing on both days of the event where a new race structure is […]

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ALL CHANGE FOR HENNIE

by Motorsport Media De Klerk swaps to BMW in Dullstroom as the Dakar prep continues Fresh off his win in the Barberspan 300 Northern Regions off road race in the TreasuryOne Amarok last week, it’s all change for Hennie de Klerk as he swaps to his BMW X3 to compete in this weekend’s Dullstroom 400 […]

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RED-LINED TIME

by Motorsport Media Four-car team set for action in Dullstroom Red-Lined Motorsport in partnership with Penta Motor Group is off to the season-opening South African Cross Country race at Dullstroom 26-27 March with a spring in its step and a new-look four-car line-up. “We are headed to the South African Cross Country Auto season opener in […]

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KAWASAKI KEEN TO CONQUER MODIMOLLE

by Motorsport Media Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing is off to Limpopo Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing is keen to capitalise on its great 2021 South African Cross Country Moto Championship start at the second round at Modimolle in Limpopo Saturday 27 March. OR1 rider D’artagnan Lobjoit and OR3 man Taki Bogiages impressed in KZN first […]

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CROSS COUNTRY WAR IN LIMPOPO

By: motorsportmdia.co.za SA National dirt bike championship heads to Modimolle The South African Cross Country Motorcycle circus heads north to Modimolle in the Limpopo Province, where it will tackle the second round of the 2021 National and GXCC Regional Championships. Local upcountry competitors will be looking for revenge after Natal riders stormed the Jolivet, KZN […]

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Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport launch Development Team for 2021 SA Cross Country Series

Ford South Africa and its long-standing motorsport partner, Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM), have joined forces for the 2021 season to run a new Development Team in Class T of the South African Cross Country Series (SACCS). This pioneering new initiative will see Wiseman Gumede (42), a workshop delivery driver for NWM for more than a […]

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JORDAN MOTORSPORT UNVEILS IMPRESSIVE ENTRY FOR 2021 JORDAN BAJA

Jordan Motorsport has unveiled an impressive international entry for next weekend’s Jordan Baja, round four of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas and the second round of the FIM Bajas World Cup. Despite ongoing global travel challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, 17 teams and competitors from 11 nations grace the FIA entry list. […]

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Fenix Rally, Tunisia. Leg 2: not a daily park ride

The second day of Fenix Rally 2021 offered 2 stages (named “Park ride” and “Sahara toaster”) around the Jebil National Park near Douz with almost 190 kilometers against the clock. As usual, the route was full of sand and small dunes, which were a challenge for the competitors, but there wasn’t such a big drama, […]

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DE KLERK DOMINATES BARBERSPAN

by Motorsport Media Hennie ramps Dakar prep up with maiden Amarok win Hennie de Klerk and Adriaan Roets ramped their 2022 Dakar plans up to a new level when they steered their TreasuryOne Motorsport Hero Fibre Amarok to a dominant victory in a South African Off Road Racing classic at Barberspan on Saturday. Not only […]

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A NEW SEASON, A NEW SPONSOR AND A NEW TEAM AWAITS THE SOUTH AFRICAN CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

A new season, a new look and a new navigator is the mantra that ushers in the opening round of the 2021 SA Cross Country Series (SACCS) for young Kent Rutherford .Kent will be joined by long standing friend and fellow St John’s College graduate, Kabelo Mokanyane, in the navigators’ seat with the pair racing […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ANNOUNCES TEAM FOR 2021 SEASON

  The 2021 motorsport season is about to kick off, and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA will be competing in three disciplines. The team will aim to defend its titles in the South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) as well as the South African National Rally Championship (NRC); and will be mounting a title challenge in the […]

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SPECTACULAR ROUTE AND NEW RACE STRUCTURE GUARANTEES THE MPUMALANGA 400 WILL BE AN EXCITING OPENING TO THE 2021 SACCS CHAMPIONSHIP

The excitement is building for the Mpumalanga 400, the first round of the 2021 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that will take place from the quaint fly-fishing destination, Dullstroom in Mpumalanga on Friday and Saturday, 26 and 27 March. The Mpumalanga 400 will not only form the opening round of the 2021 season, […]

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THE SILK WAY RALLY 2021

  The SILK WAY RALLY, whose first edition linked Russia to Turkmenistan in 2009, celebrates its 11th anniversary in 2021 by crossing the main regions and countries of the ancient ‘Silk Road’ in the heart of Central Asia. Coveted by the big teams and the most decorated champions in the discipline, but also by many […]

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Fenix Rally: New rally adventure in Tunisia is about to begin

Cross-country rally in the Sahara Desert by the organizers of Rallye Breslau Poland, Baja Europe and Balkan Offroad The long-awaited first edition of the Fenix Rally will take place from March 13th to 20th, in Tunisia. The rally, which is the latest offspring of the off-road doyenne Alexander Kovatchev is the new extensive motorsport event […]

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TREASURYONE READY FOR BARBERSPAN

By Motorsport Media Two-car team ready to tackle a South African off road classic TreasuryOne Motorsport heads to one of South Africa’s classic cross country races with a spring in its step as the team attacks the Barberspan Off Road Race. 2018 Dakar Car Rookie of the Year Hennie de Klerk will continue preparations for […]

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YASIR SEAIDAN EASES TO VICTORY IN SHARQIYAH INTERNATIONAL BAJA TOYOTA

Pre-Baja favourite Yazeed Al-Rajhi crashes out after 82km of morning’s stage Motorcycle and National Rally wins fall to Philip Wilson and Saleh Al-Abdelali Yasir Seaidan won the remaining two desert selective sections of a weather-modified Sharqiyah International Baja Toyota to secure a start-to-finish victory by the margin of 13min 38sec on Saturday. It was […]

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TREASURYONE READY FOR BARBERSPAN

by Motorsport Media – Two-car team ready to tackle a South African off road classic TreasuryOne Motorsport heads to one of South Africa’s classic cross country races with a spring in its step as the team attacks the Barberspan Off Road Race with a unique two car team. 2018 Dakar Car Rookie of the Year Hennie […]

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SHARQIYAH INTERNATIONAL BAJA TOYOTA GETS UNDERWAY WITH THURSDAY’S QUALIFYING STAGE

Dania Akeel becomes first ever Saudi female to tackle an international rally The Sharqiyah International Baja Toyota gets underway with a 10km qualifying stage in the Half Moon Bay area of the Eastern Province from 15.32hrs on Thursday afternoon.The third round of the 2021 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas is being hosted by the […]

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TEASDALE TOPPLES SAXC PECKING ORDER

by Motorsport Media KZN local blasts to victory in Jolivet season opener Pietermaritzburg hero Travis Teasdale turned the South African Cross Country Motorcycle Championship status quo on its head when he rode his TT Racing Gas Gas to victory in a rough, tough and muddy Jolivet, KwaZulu Natal season opener in his back yard on […]

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BUMPER NATIONAL AND MOTORCYCLE ENTRY BOOSTS THIS WEEKEND’S SHARQIYAH BAJA

DAMMAM (SAUDI ARABIA): An impressive number of Saudi and GCC drivers and riders tackling the opening round of the 2021 Saudi Toyota Desert Rally Championship have boosted the field for this weekend’s Sharqiyah International Baja in the Eastern Province. In addition to hosting the opening round of the 2021 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas, […]

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SPLENDID START FOR 2021 SA MOTOCROSS

by Motorsport Media Purdon takes double first blood at terrific Terra Topia Splendid racing, excellent fields and a little controversy on the side were highlights of an action packed 2021 Cannabis Energy Drink & TRP Distributors South African National Motocross Championship season opener at Terra Topia in Diepsloot, Gauteng on Saturday. But it was national […]

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SA CROSS COUNTRY BIKES SET FOR KZN BATTLE

by Motorsport Media 2021 South African championship kicks off at Jolivet this weekend The South African National Cross Country Motorcycle Championship blasts into action in the green KwaZulu Natal hills fat from abundant rainfall around Jolivet on Saturday 27 February. That’s where reigning South African champion Brett Swanepoel and his Rockstar Energy Husqvarna FX450 will […]

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LEAN, MEAN & LIME GREEN – KAWASAKI IS BACK!

by Motorsport Media Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing set for KZN national racing return The hills of Jolivet won’t be the only verdant green highlights when that KwaZulu Natal scenery comes alive to the sounds of the 2021 South African Cross Country Moto Championship opener Saturday 27 February. That’s because it’s also a huge day […]

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Dubai to set world motor sports milestone with rally run on solar power

Team KT/Dubai The UAE’s Khalid Al Qassimi has set his sights on victory in the second round of the 2021 FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas. The Dubai International Baja will enter the record books this weekend as the first FIA World Cup cross-country event to be run on solar power. The Mohammed bin […]

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SAUDI ARABIA SET TO HOST THIRD ROUND OF FIA BAJA SERIES IN EASTERN PROVINCE

The Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation (SAMF) will host the Sharqiyah International Baja Toyota, round three of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas, on March 3rd-6th. Following hot on the heels of the opening round held through the frozen Russian wastelands in early February and this week’s second round in the UAE’s Al-Qudra desert, […]

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2021 SA MOTOCROSS FUSE LIT

Expect fireworks as always in explosive SAMX The bikes are prepared, the riders are fit and the sleeps are counting down very quickly to that moment when another South African National Motocross Championship explodes into action at Terra Topia in Gauteng come Saturday 20 February. So far, it seems that the Cannabis Energy Drink & […]

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Slawson Wins His Third King of the Hammers Rock-Hopping Suffer-Fest in the California Desert

BY MARK VAUGHN (It’s actually four if you count the time he co-drove). There are always debates about which race is the toughest. You have your Baja guys saying they go 1,000 miles non-stop through desperate terrain down in Mexico. You have your Dakar guys saying their race lasts a week and covers 5,000 miles. There’s probably even some guy […]

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Vladimir Vasilyev wins the Baja RAF Northern Forest

The first round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas ended with a confident victory of Vladimir Vasilyev and his co-driver Alexey Kuzmitch. On the final day of the Baja RAF Northern Forest, the Vasilyev/Kuzmitch crew showed the best time at each special stage and made the victorious finish. During the previous three days […]