Veteran North West privateers Jannie Visser and Joks le Roux shook the establishment when they won the South African Production Vehicle championship at the RFS Magalies 400, the final race of the Absa Off Road Championship, at Tarlton International Raceway yesterday. Continue reading Privateers win Production Vehicle Championship for 2011
The father and son crew of Hermann and Wichard Sullwald today sneaked in via the back door to win the South African Special Vehicle championship when they took a dramatic win on the RFS Magalies 400, the final event of the Absa off Road Championship, at Tarlton International Raceway. Continue reading Sullwald crew win Special Vehicle title in season finale
With both the Production Vehicle and Special Vehicle category overall championships up for grabs the RFS Magalies 400 on November 11 and 12, the final event in this year’s Absa Off Road Championship, will be loaded with tension and a tough route won’t make it any easier for title hopefuls. Continue reading Tough route for Off-Road Racing finale in South Africa
A notable South African export achievement happened last week with the airfreighting of an off road racing Toyota Hilux Double Cab from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to Europe for its new owner, the Belgian team Overdrive.
The lightweight V8-engined 4×4 Hilux has been built to the latest Dakar Rally specifications and will compete in the 33rd edition of this legendary marathon off road race to be held in Argentina, Chile and Peru from January 1 to 14 in 2012. It will be in the hands of top Argentine Rally Raid driver Orlando Terranova. Continue reading Toyota Motorsport in South Africa ships Hilux to Belgium’s Overdrive