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WILLIAM EYES HIGH FIVE

Husqvarna star focussed on title Pepson Plastics Husqvarna rider William Oosthuizen heads to the Western Cape looking for his fifth win on the trot as he chases the South African E1 class National Enduro Championship at round 5 in Robertson on 24 August. Teammates, Brett Swanepoel is meanwhile chasing a podium title finish alongside Oosthuizen […]

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2019 FIM AFRICA MOTOCROSS OF AFRICAN NATIONS (MXOAN)

FIM Africa Motocross of African Nations heads to Donnybrook Park in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 30 August to 1 September 2019. Having hosted the event twice in 2011 and 2015; and the home of the African Continents favourite year-end MX event, The Summer Series. Donnybrook Park and their team behind this year’s event are fired up […]

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Hungarian Baja: Triple for Terranova

All good things come in threes. Argentineans Orlando ‘Orly’ Terranova and Bernardo ‘Ronnie’ Graue, in the MINI John Cooper Works Rally, followed their victories at the Italian Baja and Baja Aragon with their third win in a row at the Hungarian Baja. This latest success sees Terranova move to the top of the overall standings […]

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Aishwarya Pissay 1st Indian to win world title in motorsports

Bengaluru-based biker Aishwarya Pissay made history by becoming the first Indian to win a world title in motorsports as she won the FIM World Cup in women’s category after the final round of the championship in Varpalota, Hungary, on Monday. The event was conducted by International Motorcycling Federation, the governing body for motorcycle racing in the world. Aishwarya, who won […]

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NOT MUCH SEPARATING PRODUCTION VEHICLE TEAMS AFTER FOUR ACTION PACKED SACCS ROUNDS

It has been a challenging first half of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) and after four tough rounds, the standings in the Production Vehicle Championship cannot be any closer. With only two rounds to go, anything can still happen and neither the leaders, the podium sitters or the rest of the […]

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NO ONE OUT OF THE WOODS YET IN AN INTENSE SPECIAL VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP

With only two rounds of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) remaining, the battles in the Special Vehicle and SxS championships have intensified and the points standings after the recent Bronkhorstspruit 400 predict an insane final two rounds of the season. After the dust had settled, it’s apparent some moving and shaking […]

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South Racing Can-Am Team’s Vorobyev leads FIA T3 Baja after claiming victory in Hungarian Baja

The South Racing Can-Am Team’s Fedor Vorobyev leapt to the top of the T3 Championship standings in the 2019 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas after finishing first in the category at the Hungarian Baja. The Russian and his co-driver Kirill Shubin claimed victory in the competitive category by the margin of 18min 57sec in […]

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Africa Eco Race 2020: JL Schlesser is already working with good news

The good old Dakariano, Jean Louis Schlesser is certainly not idle . The 70-year-old, who has only his age as an elder, mulls over how to improve the improvement by thinking first of all about new dates for his creature: the Africa Eco Race . In fact, according to the French, many pilots have requested to delay the start of […]

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ROOF BACK TO ITS ROOTS

Will the Real Roof of Africa please stand up! Over the years, the Roof of Africa has evolved into among the most extreme motorcycle hard enduros on earth that attracts the cream of the crop to Lesotho from around the world to tackle the toughest the Maluti Mountains can dish out. But it was not […]

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Hungarian Baja 2019: Hungary Brings FIM Cross-Country Bajas World Cup To A Close

Fifteen days after Baja Spain Aragón, Hungary will crown the new winners of the motorcycle, quad, women’s and junior categories in the FIM Cross-Country Bajas World Cup. This year, the small town of Várpalota – located around 20 km from Vezprém and in close proximity to the famous Lake Balaton – is home to the […]

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DEBUT DELIGHT

New Red-Lined Navara Stars in Gauteng Red-Lined Motoring Adventures endured a race of contrasts at the weekend’s fourth round of the SA National Cross Country Series Bronkhorstspruit 400. Ernest Roberts and Henry Kohne tamed the barren mieliefields to come home fourth on debut in the FIA class aboard the team’s all-new VK-56 Nissan Navara, while […]

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LATEGAN/CUMMINGS CLAIM VICTORY IN PRODUCTION VEHICLE CATEGORY AT CHALLENGING BRONKHORSTSPRUIT 400 

Dry and dusty conditions at the Bronkhorstspruit 400, the fourth round of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that took place on Friday and Saturday, 2 and 3 August in the Bronkhorstspruit area, proved to be a real test for Production Vehicle teams with Henk Lategan/Brett Cummings (Toyota Gazoo Racing SA Hilux) claiming […]

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Terranova wins at Baja Aragon to claim second world cup victory

The X-Raid MINI JCW Team crew of Orlando Terranova and Ronnie Graue won Baja Aragón, the fourth round of the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Bajas, their second consecutive victory of the season. he Argentineans were fastest through three of the four selective sections to reach the finish three minutes and 36 seconds ahead […]

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History and heartbreak in Lucas Oil Off Road in Reno

When the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series introduced new Pro 2 rules to allow the racers in the Lucas Midwest Short Course League to compete on somewhat even footing with the LOORRS Pro 2 Unlimited trucks, they hoped to attract more Midwest racers to the series. By creating a split-start system that allows the […]

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Production vehicle category will be a competitive star-studded affair at Bronkhorstspruit 400

The Production Vehicle category at the Bronkhorstspruit 400, the fourth round of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that takes place on 2 and 3 August, will be a star-studded affair as well-known motorsport personalities make their debut in the series while a few regulars will be playing musical chairs at the event. […]

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SPECIAL VEHICLE STALWARTS AND NEW SIDE X SIDE COMPETITORS TO PROVIDE THRILLING CROSS COUNTRY RACING ACTION AT BRONKHORSTSPRUIT

Teams in the Special Vehicle and Side x Side National Championship categories of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) will have another chance to score points towards their title onslaughts when they take on the Bronkhorstspruit 400 on Friday and Saturday, 2 and 3 August.  This event forms the fourth round of […]

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HUSQVARNA HITS BACK

Podiums for Bogiages, Swanepoel Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing bounced back from disaster in the run-up to the fourth round Live Lesotho South African Cross Country Motorcycle race as Brett Swanepoel rode home third in open class OR1 and Taki Bogiages similarly ended third in 250cc OR2. The team was rocked when OR1 championship Kenny Gilbert […]

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ADVENTURE ADVANCES

New Navaras for Red-Lined attack Red-Lined Motoring Adventures takes the short trip to the Bronkhorstspruit 400 with a three-car team to take on fifth round of the SA National Cross Country Series over the 2-3 August weekend. With team principal Terence Marsh out to a back injury following a mountain bike incident, the team will […]

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Ford Castrol Cross Country Team in Charge of Class T Heading into Second Half of 2019 Season

The first half of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) has seen the Class T Production Vehicle championship dominated by current title-holders Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable, having scored a clean sweep of victories in the Castrol Ford Ranger.   With the fourth round of the SACCS, the Bronkhorstpruit 400, signalling the start […]

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SOUTH RACING CAN-AM TEAM ENTERS VOROBYEV, AL-ZUBAIR,ROUSS AND YACOPINI IN SPAIN’S BAJA ARAGÓN

South Racing Can-Am Team faces a hectic weekend with four Can-Am Maverick X3s entered in Baja Spain Aragón, round four of the 2019 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas. Spain’s traditional round of the cross-country series is based in the town of Teruel and is generally associated with baking summer temperatures, dust and demanding rural off-road […]

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MONSTER ENERGY CAN-AM TEAM TO RUN SPANIARD FARRÉS IN THIS WEEKEND’S BAJA SPAIN ARAGÓN

The Monster Energy Can-Am Team returns to action at this weekend’s Baja Spain Aragón, round four of the 2019 FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Bajas. Former Spanish enduro rider Gerard Farrés will drive the team’s Can-Am Maverick X3 in the demanding two-day event across some of the most challenging rural terrain in central Spain. Based […]

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SPECTATOR FRIENDLY BRONKHORSTPSRUIT 400 CROSS COUNTRY EVENT WILL BE SCENIC AND CHALLENGING

The Bronkhorstspruit 400, the fourth round of the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that will take place on 2 and 3 August, will not only provide teams in the Production and Special Vehicle categories as well as the Side x Side National Championship with a scenic and challenging route, but it will be […]

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Cross-country rally route to promote Anatolia

  TransAnatolia Rally Raid, a unique cross-country organization, will promote Turkey’s natural beauties and historic assets, along with contributing to the country’s recognition in motor sports, according to the organizers of the event. The 2,300-kilometer race will begin in Abant in the northwestern province of Bolu on Aug. 24 and will make its way across Central Anatolia’s […]

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HUSQVARNA’S MALUTI MARCH

Gilbert, Bogiages set for Lesotho charge Pepson Plastics Husqvarna Racing star Kenny Gilbert heads for the 27 July Live Lesotho 400 looking to make it three wins on the trot in the African Cross Country Motorcycle OR1 championship, while teammate Taki Bogiages is confident to be back on top form for his OR2 attack. Gilbert […]

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VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL AT 2019 SILK WAY RALLY

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel brought their South African-built Toyota Hilux home in first place on Stage 10 of the 2019 Silk Way Rally. This gave them a clean sweep of victories in all ten stages, and secured an historic victory for the Team Hilux crew. Stage 10 was […]

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History books are rewritten on final stage of 2019 Silk Way Rally

Offroad history has been made right across the 2019 Silk Way Rally. The 5,000 kilometres through the tough terrains of Russia, Mongolia and China is not a race anybody will be forgetting in a hurry. Nasser Al-Attiyah (QAT) and co-driver Mathieu Baumel (FRA)controlled the car race like no crew has ever done at an international rally-raid event. Not […]

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AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL’S DOMINANCE CONTINUES AS 2019 SILK WAY RALLY REACHES CHINA

It was business as usual for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah (Qatar) and navigator Mathieu Baumel (France), when the pair won Stage 8 of the 2019 Silk Way Rally in fine style, giving them a clean sweep of stage wins to date. Their latest win comes after a transit day, which made up […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL DOMINATING AT 2019 SILK WAY RALLY

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel continued their domination at the 2019 Silk Way Rally, by completing Stage 6, from Mandalgovi to Dalanzadgad (Mongolia) in a time of 4hrs 11min 35sec – this put them 3min 15sec ahead of the fellow Toyota Hilux, driven by Dutchman Erik van Loon and […]

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NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY COMPETITORS TO TRIUMPH ON THE BANKS OF THE VAAL RIVER AT THE SACCS SEASON FINALE 

After five tough events and more than 2 800 kilometres of gruelling cross country racing in South Africa and Botswana, the final round of the 2019 South African National Cross Country Series, (SACCS) will take competitors, crews and supporters to the popular Free State town of Parys where the scores will be settled and the […]

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AL ATTIYA/BAUMEL SITTING PRETTY AT MID-POINT OF 2019 SILK WAY RALLY

Midway through the 2019 Silk Way Rally, Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel find themselves at the top of the standings, with a lead of 37min 25sec. The pair won Stage 5 of the grueling race on 11 July, making it five consecutive stage victories, proving the undeniable toughness of […]

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ANOTHER SILK WAY STAGE VICTORY FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL

It was another great stage on the 2019 Silk Way Rally for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel as they managed to bring their SA-built Toyota Hilux home in first place on Stage 4 of the ten-stage event. This was their fourth consecutive stage victory, putting the Toyota crew 27min ahead […]

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Mongolian landscape pushes competitors to limit at Silk Way

A mammoth 470-kilometre loop stage around the Ulaanbaatar bivouac saw plenty of drama served up at the 2019 Silk Way Rally. Not only was the fourth Silk Way stage an epic length, but it was also high-speed all the way. Taking full advantage of the near 500-kilometre timed special stage were the leading bikers of the […]

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THREE CONSECUTIVE SILK WAY RALLY STAGE WINS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL

1st on Stage 3 for Al Attiyah/Baumel Lead increases to over 20 minutes Van Loon claws back time Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel won their third successive stage of the 2019 Silk Way Rally, between UIan-Ude in Russia and Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, on Tuesday, 9 July. The pair brought […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL EXTEND LEAD ON 2019 SILK WAY RALLY

1st on Stage 2 for Al Attiyah/Baumel Leads by nearly 14 minutes Trouble for other Toyota Hilux crews A clean run through the 208 km-long timed section of Stage 2 of the 2019 Silk Way Rally saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al Attiyah (Qatar) and navigator Mathieu Baumel (France) extend their overall lead in […]

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VICTORY ON OPENING STAGE OF SILK WAY RALLY FOR AL ATTIYAH/BAUMEL

     Dakar 2019 winners, Nasser Al Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel, got their quest to win the world’s second-longest automotive race off to a perfect start. The pair steered their South African-built Toyota Hilux to a convincing victory on the short opening stage of the 2019 Silk Way Rally setting up a lead of […]

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Rallye Breslau Poland 2019 : the decisionmaker!

The 25th edition of the Rallye Breslau Poland has ended! Tonight at the pricegiving ceremony the winners will be celebrated, with a fantastic dinner, music and stories gathered in five beautiful days in Poland. Each day the stages were longer, more intense and more challenging for the competitors, and todays’ fifth stage was the highlight […]

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PUNISHING TOYOYA 1000 DESERT RACE ADDS SPICE TO PRODUCTION VEHICLE TITLE STANDINGS 

The results of a gruelling Toyota 1000 Desert Race (TDR 1000), the only marathon event on the South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) calendar, that took place in Botswana recently had a significant effect on the Production Vehicle Championship.  The shuffle in the standings at the halfway mark of the series, predicts an interesting […]

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Rallye Breslau Poland Day 4 : Coming home to Drawsko!

Arriving in Drawsko is like coming home for the Rallye Breslau Poland, with all the history of the rallye in the forests here. On the occasion of the 25th edition the Polygon has openend once again. The competitors see the most beautiful parts of it: the gigantic shooting ranges, the lush forests, the sand and […]

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Toyota ready for 2020 Dakar Rally challenge except for Fernando Alonso’s signature

AS far as Toyota is concerned everything is ready to go as far as their 2020 Dakar Rally challenge is concerned – except for the signature of Fernando Alonso.Toyota has everything, absolutely everything, ready for the Asturian to take his place in the driving seat. The Japanese team was confident that after concluding the 24 […]

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Rallye Breslau Poland Day 3 : Faster than ever before

Magical forest tracks, high speed sand and beautiful hills – the competitors of the Rallye Breslau Poland see the region of Miastko in all its glory, racing on two very different stages today around Dretyn and Bobolice. Going from a classic forest to a modern day wood production area the speed went up to new […]