Whyte wins home rally in dominant fashion

Jamie Whyte/Phil Archenoul - Picture by Geoff Mayes Media.

Double African Rally Champions Jamie Whyte and Phil Archenoul finally achieved success on their home event when the pair powered their Subaru Impreza N10 to a dominant victory on the recent Toyota Zimbabwe Challenge Rally. Continue reading Whyte wins home rally in dominant fashion

Zlin Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy goes to Kopecky

Jan Kopecky (left) receives Colin McRae Flat Out Trophy - Picture by IRC Series.

Jan Kopecky’s disappointment at losing out on victory on Barum Czech Rally Zlin on Sunday (29 August) has been eased slightly after he was chosen as the winner of the third Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy, which is presented to the most spectacular driver who best embodies the spirit of the rallying legend on rounds of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge. Continue reading Zlin Colin McRae IRC Flat Out Trophy goes to Kopecky

Lady Luck deserts Barden Tyres’ Rundle and Mohr at Carnival City

Thomas Rundle/Juan Mohr - Picture by Motorpics.

Off road racing is a cruel mistress and when the dice doesn’t roll in your favour, you have to take it like a man. So it was for Thomas Rundle and Juan Mohr (Barden Tyre Services Racing Nissan Navara) in the 4×4 Mega World 400, round five of the Absa Off Road Car Championship, which took place over the weekend near Carnival City. Continue reading Lady Luck deserts Barden Tyres’ Rundle and Mohr at Carnival City

Top 10 finish for Atlas Copco’s Bertholdt and Vermeulen at Carnival City

Gary Bertholdt - Picture by Motorpics.

Gary Bertholdt and Andre Vermeulen (Atlas Copco Toyota Hilux) overcame numerous obstacles to complete a tough inaugural 4×4 Mega World 400 in ninth place overall in the Production Vehicle category at Carnival City at the weekend. Continue reading Top 10 finish for Atlas Copco’s Bertholdt and Vermeulen at Carnival City

No luck for Variawa and Rousseau at Carnival City

Shameer Variawa/Siegfried Rousseau - Picture by Motorpics.

Shameer Variawa and Siegfried Rousseau (Total Porter) were out of luck in last weekend’s 4×4 Mega World 400 at Carnival City, but managed to hold on to their lead in the 2010 Absa South African Off Road Car Championship. Continue reading No luck for Variawa and Rousseau at Carnival City

Richard Burns Foundation makes vital donation to Headway charity

The Richard Burns Foundation is delighted to confirm that its fundraising at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in early July has raised £41,557.88 for Headway Tunbridge Wells and District, its nominated beneficiary charity during the motorsport extravaganza. Continue reading Richard Burns Foundation makes vital donation to Headway charity