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H&H at the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally – IN PHOTOS

This past weekend saw Handbrakes & Hairpins cover the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally, Round Six of the 2013 South African National Rally Championship in the Malmesbury farming region of the Western Cape.

Here is our photo gallery from this wet and muddy rally. This photo gallery is on our Facebook Page, but even if you don’t have a Facebook account you will still be able to see all our photos. We hope you enjoy it our photos; please click here: http://on.fb.me/16dDsT1

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Rally of South Africa: Class N3 Dominated by Megan Verlaque

Megan and Oliver Verlaque - Picture by Motorpics.

In Class N3, Megan Verlaque and brother Oliver Verlaque, driving their Toyota RunX N3 in this weekend’s Rally of South Africa have dominated their rivals to finish the 87km of competition on Day One of Round Four of the South African Rally Championship by over six minutes.

With ten stages lying in wait for competitors tomorrow, Megan Verlaque is excited about tackling the fast gravel roads of Ermelo. In her pink-liveried car, she will be one to watch out for tomorrow!

Rally of South Africa: Overall Standings AFTER SS3

Mark Cronje/Robert Paisley - Picture by Motorpics.

After an arduous 56,38km-long stage to complete the first day of the Rally of South Africa, it is Mark Cronje/Robert Paisley (Castrol Team Toyota Auris S2000) that leads the event from his team-mates Johnny Gemmell/Drew Sturrock.

01) Mark CRONJE – 58m 48,3s Continue reading Rally of South Africa: Overall Standings AFTER SS3

Rally of South Africa DAY ONE Itinerary

Rally of South Africa DAY ONE Itinerary:
SS1: Ringkink – 13,04km – 13h31
SS2: Busby – 17,66km – 13h52

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SS3: Jessievale – 56,38km (!!) – 15h15

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Rally of South Africa – SS1 Results

The Rally of South Africa, the fourth round of the South African Rally Championship, takes place in Ermelo this weekend. The rally got underway at 13h31, the SS1 Ringkink (13,04km) is completed.

SS1 Overall Results: Continue reading Rally of South Africa – SS1 Results

The eMagazine – Issue 133

Cover of Issue 133

Welcome to issue 133 of HANDBRAKES & HAIRPINS, your favourite free source of rally entertainment!

To download this week’s issue, please click HERE.
Here is a link, should you find the above link faulty: https://handbrakeshairpins.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/hh-133.pdf

As always, please enjoy this week’s read!

Yours in Rallying,

Evan Rothman
Editor

Poulter targets maximum points in Ermelo next weekend

Leeroy Poulter in action.

Leeroy Poulter and Henry Dearlove have a clear objective in mind for the 4th round of the Sasol South African Rally Championship, the Rally of South Africa, which takes place in the Ermelo region of Mpumalanga; to take maximum points and the lead of the first 1600cc Championship and reward their new sponsors Imperial Toyota for their investment and belief in the team.

The Imperial Toyota/Ferodo Toyota RunX pair leads the class A6 Championship by two points after dominant class wins in the last two rounds, which has also rocketed them into 3rd in the 1600cc rankings. Continue reading Poulter targets maximum points in Ermelo next weekend