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  • Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to provide batteries for all new eSkootr championship, setting new standards of eSkootr performance
    Apr 16, 2021 Motorsport

    Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to provide batteries for all new eSkootr championship, setting…

    Williams Advanced Engineering has been announced as sole provider of batteries for the all new eSkootr race series The championship will be contested on street circuits across the world, supported by a maximum of 10 teams, racing 30 eSkootrs The… more...
  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA at full power for Zwartkops GTC races
    Apr 16, 2021 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA at full power for Zwartkops GTC races

    This weekend will see Round 2 of the 2021 Global Touring Cars (GTC) championship take place at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria, and both the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA Corollas will be in action again. The “Rustenburg Rocket”, Michael van Rooyen,… more...
  • Historic Racing delivers cracking action at Phakisa
    Apr 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Historic Racing delivers cracking action at Phakisa

    The Historic Racing South Africa away weekend to Phakisa in the Free State delivered some exciting and giant-killing action as Peter Bailey’s Porsche came out on top in the Sports, GT and Saloon races with an angry Escort in close attendance. The… more...
  • Volkswagens galore as Round 2 of the national circuit racing series reaches Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway
    Apr 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Volkswagens galore as Round 2 of the national circuit racing series reaches Pretoria’s Zwartkops…

    Zwartkops to host Round 2 of the 2021 Xtreme Festival Full field of more than 20 Polos expected on the grid for the Volkswagen Polo Cup In excess of 10 more Polos to ensure close racing in the SupaCup category of the Global Touring Car series (GTC)… more...
  • Botterill / Vacy-Lyle to start title defence in Delmas
    Apr 09, 2021 Motorsport

    Botterill / Vacy-Lyle to start title defence in Delmas

    The two opening rounds of the 2021 South African National Rally Championship (NRC) are due to take place this weekend, and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA’s Guy Botterill and navigator Simon Vacy-Lyle will be starting the defence of the title they won in… more...
  • Chemical Logistics Toyota racing on top as GTC heads to Zwartkops
    Apr 09, 2021 Motorsport

    Chemical Logistics Toyota racing on top as GTC heads to Zwartkops

    Investchem Racing heads to Zwartkops with two of its Global Touring Car drivers on top in the title chase and the third man tied in fourth as the series descends on Pretoria fully intent on delivering the race of the day at Saturday 17 April's… more...
  • Local Cathcart EP hero in charge after second round
    Apr 06, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • ATI Performance Products announces its first Chief Transmission Technology Officer
    Apr 06, 2021 Motorsport

    ATI Performance Products announces its first Chief Transmission Technology Officer

    ATI Performance Products, Inc. (ATI) announces the appointment of Vince Fourcade as Chief Transmission Technology Officer (CTTO). Effective March 1, Fourcade joined ATI, bringing with him three decades of performance racing and automatic… more...
  • South African Motocross Championship heads to Nelson Mandela Bay
    Mar 31, 2021 Motorsport

    South African Motocross Championship heads to Nelson Mandela Bay

    What South African National Motocross Round 2 Preview Where Rover, Gqebehra, EP When Saturday 3 April 2021 Community South Africa National If the opening round of the 2021 Cannabis Energy Drink & TRP Distributors South African National Motocross… more...
  • Solid second place for TGRSA at Mpumalanga 400
    Mar 30, 2021 Motorsport

    Solid second place for TGRSA at Mpumalanga 400

    2nd overall for Botterill / Cummings 5th place for De Villiers / Murphy The opening round of the 2021 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) took place in the area around Dullstroom on 26 and 27 March, and saw Guy Botterill record a solid second… more...
  • 2021 FIA Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix – Race – Sunday
    Mar 29, 2021 Motorsport

    2021 FIA Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix – Race – Sunday

    11th and 12th are probably the cruellest positions in Formula One – just outside the points. To be tantalisingly close to the top ten but still to miss out hurts, but we can take pride in the way we raced tonight. On an evening with only two… more...
  • Tough Mpumalanga 400 delivers new winners
    Mar 29, 2021 Motorsport

    Tough Mpumalanga 400 delivers new winners

    After an extremely tough and challenging Mpumalanga 400, the opening round of the 2021 South African National Cross Country Series (SACCS) that played off at Dullstroom this weekend, 26 and 27 March, it was the brand new Ford Castrol Cross Country… more...
  • SACCS announce Eurol as new partner for 2021
    Mar 29, 2021 Motorsport

    SACCS announce Eurol as new partner for 2021

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) is delighted to announce a new partnership for the 2021 season. Eurol the biggest independent Dutch producer of lubricants and technical fluids for over 40 years, have decided to partner with South… more...
  • Giulia GTA kicks off the F1 Championship by taking to the track with Alfa Romeo drivers
    Mar 26, 2021 Motorsport

    Giulia GTA kicks off the F1 Championship by taking to the track with Alfa Romeo drivers

    On Sunday, March 28th, the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship begins on the Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir. The Alfa Romeo drivers’ suits feature the car names, GTA for Kimi Räikkönen and GTAm for Antonio Giovinazzi, as a tribute to the… more...
  • TGRSA primed for SACCS action in Mpumulanga
    Mar 24, 2021 Motorsport

    TGRSA primed for SACCS action in Mpumulanga

    Round 1 of the 2021 South African Cross-Country Series (SACCS) is set to take place around the Mpumalanga town of Dullstroom this weekend, with the Mpumalanga 400, and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA is primed for action. Two of the team’s Class FIA Toyota… more...
  • 2021 Season now well under way for Volkswagen Motorsport
    Mar 24, 2021 Motorsport

    2021 Season now well under way for Volkswagen Motorsport

    Great excitement during Round 1 of both the Volkswagen Polo Cup and SupaCup at Cape Town’s Killarney racetrack Popular Volkswagen Polo Cup celebrates 25 years in the sport SupaCup category attracted record amount of entries for season-opener… more...
  • Local hero Andrew untouchable in Cape Town season opener
    Mar 23, 2021 Motorsport

    Local hero Andrew untouchable in Cape Town season opener

    The opening round of the 2021 Investchem Formula 1600 championship at Killarney was all about one man. Cape Town local hero Andrew Rackstraw utterly dominated as he laid claim to the quarter-million rand champion's prize and test drives in a race… more...
  • Gazoo Racing takes opening race, Corolla the day
    Mar 23, 2021 Motorsport

    Gazoo Racing takes opening race, Corolla the day

    Some will say that the opening Global Touring Car heat was the race of the day at Killarney’s South African National Championship Extreme Festival in Cape Town on Saturday. Michael van Rooyen’s Gazoo Racing Toyota Corolla won a close and spectacular… more...
  • Impressive entry for Mpumalanga 400 predicts exciting cross country racing action at season opener
    Mar 22, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • SA National Karting Championship set to rock & roll at Killarney
    Mar 22, 2021 Motorsport

    SA National Karting Championship set to rock & roll at Killarney

    Rotax Max Challenge South Africa 2021 will not only explode into extreme karting action at its opening round at Killarney in Cape Town Saturday 27 March, but the series kicks off a new era of cohesion summed up by the slogan 'Together We Race'.… more...
  • SA National dirt bike championship heads to Modimolle
    Mar 22, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • Ford and Neil Woolridge Motorsport launch Development Team for 2021 SA Cross Country Series
    Mar 18, 2021 Motorsport

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

    Ford South Africa and Neil Woolridge Motorsport (NWM) have partnered to run a development and empowerment team in the SA Cross Country Series (SACCS) for 2021 Ford provided funding of R1-million for the season, with NWM supplying and maintaining the… more...
  • Van Rooyen and Mdakane ready for GTC Round 1
    Mar 17, 2021 Motorsport

    Van Rooyen and Mdakane ready for GTC Round 1

    TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA is set to start the 2021 motorsport season with the opening round of the Global Touring Car (GTC) championship at the Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town this weekend. With the 2020 season stifled by die COVID-19… more...
  • Alpine ELF Matmut Endurance team ready for the 2021 FIA WEC Championship season
    Mar 17, 2021 Motorsport

    Alpine ELF Matmut Endurance team ready for the 2021 FIA WEC Championship season

    The Alpine Endurance Team have unveiled its new car for the FIA WEC World Endurance Championship. The Alpine A480 is a prototype built on a chassis developed by Oreca, powered by a 4.5-litre V8 engine supplied by Gibson Technology. Competing in the… more...
  •  A new season, a new sponsor and a new team awaits the South African Cross Country Championship
    Mar 16, 2021 Motorsport

    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,… more...
  • Hennie ramps Dakar prep up with maiden Amarok win
    Mar 15, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • Formula 1600 - Let's Race! - 2021 Investchem championship ready to fly
    Mar 15, 2021 Motorsport

    Formula 1600 - Let's Race! - 2021 Investchem championship ready to fly

    All eyes are on Killarney as the Investchem Formula 1600 championship circus descends on Cape Town Saturday 20 March. Now back to a full 2021 National championship following a lockdown part-season last year, and with a half a million rand in prize… more...
  • Toyota Gazoo Racing SA announces team for 2021 season
    Mar 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing SA announces team for 2021 season

    Lategan, De Villiers, Variawa to take on SACCS Botterill to compete in NRC and ARC Van Rooyen and Mdakane to compete in GTC The 2021 motorsport season is about to kick off, and TOYOTA GAZOO Racing SA will be competing in three disciplines. The team… more...
  • Volkswagen prepares for active season in South African Motorsport
    Mar 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Volkswagen prepares for active season in South African Motorsport

    Kariega based Motorsport division of South Africa’s leading passenger car brand confirms significant motorsport involvement in 2021 One of the country’s most successful racing series will continue to develop young talent SupaCup category set to… more...
  • Spectacular route and new race structure guarantees the Mpumalanga 400 will be an exciting opening to the 2021 SACCS Championship
    Mar 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Spectacular route and new race structure guarantees the Mpumalanga 400 will be an exciting opening…

    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… more...
  • BMW M presents comprehensive new safety car fleet for MotoGP™ 2021
    Mar 11, 2021 Motorsport

    BMW M presents comprehensive new safety car fleet for MotoGP™ 2021

    Preparations are underway for the 2021 season in the MotoGP World Championship, which begins on 28th March with the Grand Prix of Qatar in Losail. BMW M has been the ‘Official Car of MotoGP’ since 1999, an involvement that includes the provision of… more...
  • SEMA Challenges EPA’s Motorsports Regulations in Court
    Mar 09, 2021 Motorsport

    SEMA Challenges EPA’s Motorsports Regulations in Court

    Association reiterates importance of RPM Act to stop EPA overreach SEMA filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Gear Box Z. Inc. (GBZ) arguing against the EPA’s contention that the Clean Air Act… more...
  • Aston Martin takes pole position as an Official Safety Car of Formula 1®
    Mar 09, 2021 Motorsport

    Aston Martin takes pole position as an Official Safety Car of Formula 1®

    Official Safety Car of Formula 1® based on Aston Martin’s sports car, Vantage Aston Martin DBX becomes an Official Medical Car of Formula 1® Both cars make their debut at pre-season F1® test in Bahrain on 12-14 March Previous Aston Martin Racing… more...
  • Alfa Romeo pays tribute to female racing drivers
    Mar 08, 2021 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo pays tribute to female racing drivers

    To celebrate International Women’s Day, Alfa Romeo would like to salute its female racing drivers, who have stood out in the brand’s history Women whose assertion transcends the mere sporting value of their achievements, who have become an example… more...
  • Hepburn & du Plessis open new HRSA season on a high
    Mar 08, 2021 Motorsport

    Hepburn & du Plessis open new HRSA season on a high

    The 2021 Historic Racing South Africa season started on a high and occasionally dramatic note at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas in Mpumalanga on Saturday. A few changes to the Pre-90 Sports and GTs and Pre-80s Saloons' rules should help shake… more...
  • New series pilot race steals the show at EP regional
    Mar 08, 2021 Motorsport

    New series pilot race steals the show at EP regional

    The second round of the Algoa Motorsport Club’s Eastern Province Championship races delivered some close and historic racing at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack on Saturday. Local entries were spiced up by out of town visitors and a significant one hour… more...
  • Quarter-million rand and great testing prizes for '21 champion
    Mar 06, 2021 Motorsport

    Quarter-million rand and great testing prizes for '21 champion

    South Africa’s richest racing championship will celebrate its twentieth anniversary in fine style in 2021 with Investchem Formula 1600 all set to bounce back in bumper new racing season later in March. And with a quarter-million rand up for grabs… more...
  • Alpine F1 Team launches 2021 campaign
    Mar 04, 2021 Motorsport

    Alpine F1 Team launches 2021 campaign

    Alpine F1 Team outlined its strategic vision for its F1 engagement, starting with the 2021 FIA Formula 1 World Championship campaign The A521 features Alpine’s illustrious and historic racing colours of blue, white and red, which also represents the… more...
  • RCX - The Latest Motorsport Craze in a COVID World
    Mar 02, 2021 Motorsport

    RCX - The Latest Motorsport Craze in a COVID World

    COVID-19 has had a major impact on motorsports, with many events having to be cancelled over the last year. However, every cloud has a silver lining, and in this case, it’s the emergence of RCX radio controlled car racing as a force to be reckoned… more...
  • Victory for Hyundai rally team in Arctic snow
    Mar 02, 2021 Motorsport

    Victory for Hyundai rally team in Arctic snow

    Hyundai Motorsport has claimed its first victory of the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with an assured performance from start to finish in Arctic Rally Finland, the second round of the season. The Estonian crew Ott Tänak and Martin Järveoja… more...
  • McLaren Driver Development Programme to resume with Team Rocket RJN in the 2021 British GT Championship
    Mar 02, 2021 Motorsport

    McLaren Driver Development Programme to resume with Team Rocket RJN in the 2021 British GT…

    McLaren Driver Development Programme (DDP) to resume this season Katie Milner, Michael Benyahia, Harry Hayek and Alain Valente retained for new season DDP drivers will contest British GT Championship with 570S GT4s run by Team Rocket RJN The McLaren… more...
  • Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41 completes its first miles in Barcelona shakedown
    Mar 02, 2021 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41 completes its first miles in Barcelona shakedown

    The Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41, the team’s car for the 2021 season, took to the track for the first time at 09:32am at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. On a crisp morning under the Spanish sun, Robert Kubica had the honour to be the first man… more...
  • Pepson Plastics racing with Motul impresses on Cross Country debut
    Mar 01, 2021 Motorsport

    Pepson Plastics racing with Motul impresses on Cross Country debut

    Pepson Plastics Kawasaki South Africa racing with Motul enjoyed a great debut in the 2021 South African Cross Country Moto Championship opener at Jolivet in KwaZulu Natal on Saturday. Open rider D'artagnan Lobjoit rode his KX450XC to a splendid… more...
  • 2021 Gauteng Rotax Max Challenge ready to race
    Mar 01, 2021 Motorsport

    2021 Gauteng Rotax Max Challenge ready to race

    The 2021 Gauteng Rotax Max Challenge karting championship enters an exciting new era as racing gets under way at the Formula K Raceway in Benoni on Saturday 6 March. If last weekend’s Zwartkops club meeting was anything to go by, a more chilled… more...
  • Historic Racing South Africa ready to race at Red Star
    Feb 26, 2021 Motorsport

    Historic Racing South Africa ready to race at Red Star

    The 2021 Historic Racing South Africa season gets under way with races for both the Pre-90 Sports and GTs and Pre-80 Saloon Cars, as well as the opening round of the Charlies SuperSpar Pursuit Series at the Red Star raceway near Delmas on Saturday 6… more...
  • Having raced both, Julian rates the local Touring Car best
    Feb 24, 2021 Motorsport

    Having raced both, Julian rates the local Touring Car best

    The 2021 South African Global Touring Car Championship kicks off at Killarney in a month’s time with growing excitement as it enters a new era with upgraded cars, a field of SA’s finest young drivers and a general spring in the series’ step. One of… more...
  • Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN unveils the new C41
    Feb 23, 2021 Motorsport

    Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN unveils the new C41

    The new C41 has been unveiled by the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team in Warsaw. The partnership between Alfa Romeo and Sauber Motorsport goes far beyond racing. A spectacular ceremony in the impressive setting of the Grand Theatre, in Poland’s capital… more...
  • Purdon takes double first blood at terrific Terra Topia
    Feb 23, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • Will The Real Supervan Please Stand Up?
    Feb 22, 2021 Motorsport

    Will The Real Supervan Please Stand Up?

    Stigworx, the track driver coaching company, will be sponsoring a rookie driver in the BMW Challenge, the Gauteng BMW Club’s regional race series. “Project Supervan” is an initiative between inveterate car guy Hein van der Merwe and Stigworx founder… more...
  • Join us for the launch: Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41
    Feb 22, 2021 Motorsport

    Join us for the launch: Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C41

    Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN will be launching its 2021 contender, the C41, on Monday, 22nd February 2021. The ceremony will take place from 12:05pm to 12:20pm CET at the Grand Theatre in Warsaw, Poland. Owing to Covid regulations, the event will be… more...
  • Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing set for KZN national racing return
    Feb 19, 2021 Motorsport

    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 for… more...
  • Ever dreamed of racing touring cars? now you can!
    Feb 18, 2021 Motorsport

    Ever dreamed of racing touring cars? now you can!

    Well, almost! SATCAR-inspired HRSA Youngtimers to bring budget racing at its best Historic Racing South Africa is abuzz on the news of the arrival of the new Youngtimers class as an experimental category for 2021 ahead of a step up to a regular… more...
  • Hennie de Klerk starts his campaign at Beisiesvlei Inland Regional
    Feb 17, 2021 Motorsport

    Hennie de Klerk starts his campaign at Beisiesvlei Inland Regional

    2018 Dakar Car Rookie winner Hennie de Klerk is back at it and preparing for a third attempt at the race in 2022 in Saudi Arabia. He will race his refreshed and renewed yet tried and trusted TreasuryOne Motorsport Amarok, with which he has already… more...
  • Energica the single manufacturer supplying the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup Series with their Ego Corsa Machines
    Feb 16, 2021 Motorsport

    Energica the single manufacturer supplying the FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup Series with their Ego…

    Energica Motors Italy moves into its 3rd season with Dorna for MotoE with a contract to 2022 The FIM Enel MotoE™ World Cup has been the new addition to the MotoGP World Championship since 2019, an all-electric series powered by Energica, which has… more...
  • A fresh start for South Africa's premier circuit racing category
    Feb 16, 2021 Motorsport

    A fresh start for South Africa's premier circuit racing category

    South Africa’s premier circuit racing series, Global Touring Cars will bounce back into a brand new era in 2021. With improvements under the cars’ skins, Toyota Gazoo Racing and Investchem Racing will each run a pair of Toyota Corolla GTCs, while a… more...
  • Expect fireworks as always in explosive SAMX
    Feb 16, 2021 Motorsport

    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… more...
  • A fine blend of domination and tight fights at searing Killarney
    Feb 15, 2021 Motorsport

    A fine blend of domination and tight fights at searing Killarney

    The 2021 Western Cape Rotax Max Challenge karting season exploded to life on a typically searing Cape February day thankfully punctuated by an occasional breeze at Killarney on Saturday. The action was just as hot on track in a day of contrasts that… more...
  • Mercedes-Benz joins forces with ATK
    Feb 15, 2021 Motorsport

    Mercedes-Benz joins forces with ATK

    Mercedes-Benz South Africa and local Esports giant ATK make history as they announce a partnership set to change the shape of gaming in South Africa. This monumental announcement marks the first ever motorsport partnership with Esports teams, events… more...
  • How many WP drivers will be champions again this year?
    Feb 10, 2021 Motorsport

    How many WP drivers will be champions again this year?

    It’s a fresh start as the Province’s best karters limber up for the opening round of the Western Cape Rotax Max Challenge at Killarney on Saturday 13 February. The objective as always, is to take a national championship and earn that ticket to… more...
  • Strong entry, great racing and a fine family spirit in KZN
    Feb 09, 2021 Motorsport

    Strong entry, great racing and a fine family spirit in KZN

    The 2021 Rotax Max Challenge karting season roared into life at a most entertaining and well supported Kwazulu Natal regional opener raced in true family spirit at iDube near Camperdown on Sunday. A most successful race day, it was also the first… more...
  • Mandela Bay's 2021 season fires up at Aldo Scribante'
    Feb 09, 2021 Motorsport

    Mandela Bay's 2021 season fires up at Aldo Scribante'

    What EP Regionals Round 1 Race Report Where Aldo Scribante Racetrack, Port Elizabeth When Saturday 6 February 2021 The opening round of the 2021 Eastern Province Regional Motor Racing Championships went down at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack outside… more...
  • Only SA's best karters get to wear Max green and gold
    Feb 08, 2021 Motorsport

    Only SA's best karters get to wear Max green and gold

    There are only two ways for a driver to qualify to represent South Africa in green and gold at the ‘Olympics of Karting’ International Rotax Max Grand Finals every year. They must either win their class in one of South Africa's Rotax Max Challenge… more...
  • Airspeeder: world’s first electric flying racing car is unveiled and ready to race
    Feb 08, 2021 Motorsport

    Airspeeder: world’s first electric flying racing car is unveiled and ready to race

    Alauda unveils the world’s first flying electric racing car. It will race in remotely piloted Airspeeder competitions in 2021 Completion of Mk3 development engineering programme concludes landmark year of progress Remote pilots to fly electronically… more...
  • BILSTEIN Backs YouTube Racers at King of the Hammers
    Feb 03, 2021 Motorsport

    BILSTEIN Backs YouTube Racers at King of the Hammers

    BILSTEIN is partnering with Lite Brite Studios at the world’s toughest off-road race, providing shocks and support for the rookie husband-and-wife racing duo of Kevin and Brittany Williams. The popular YouTubers recently purchased a Bomber 4400 car… more...
  • The road to the 'Olympics of Karting' starts here
    Feb 03, 2021 Motorsport

    The road to the 'Olympics of Karting' starts here

    It’s time to light that blue touch paper, step five paces back and behold the action when karting’s Rotax Max Challenge 2021 kicks off with a cracking regional race at iDube near Camperdown in KZN on Sunday 7 February. There is only one way to reach… more...
  • Aston Martin Racing partner teams target glory in 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona
    Jan 29, 2021 Motorsport

    Aston Martin Racing partner teams target glory in 2021 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

    Two Aston Martin Vantage GT3s to fight for podium in IMSA GTD class The Heart of Racing returns for 2021 as TF Sport makes Daytona debut Works drivers Darren Turner, Ross Gunn and Charlie Eastwood all racing Aston Martin mounts Michelin Pilot… more...
  • South Africa’s Kelvin van der Linde competes for Audi in virtual world of Formula E
    Jan 29, 2021 Motorsport

    South Africa’s Kelvin van der Linde competes for Audi in virtual world of Formula E

    Six events: “Formula E Accelerate” begins on January 28 Pro race drivers and eSports racers compete for 100,000 euros in prize money Audi driver van der Linde: “I want to offer a great show for the fans” One month before the beginning of the new… more...
  • Hyundai scores first 2021 podium result in Rallye Monte-Carlo
    Jan 27, 2021 Motorsport

    Hyundai scores first 2021 podium result in Rallye Monte-Carlo

    Hyundai Motorsport has opened its podium account for the 2021 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a third-place finish for Thierry Neuville and Martin Wydaeghe in the Rallye Monte-Carlo. In their first WRC event as a crew, the Belgians picked up… more...
  • Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing ready to paint Cross Country green
    Jan 26, 2021 Motorsport

    Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing ready to paint Cross Country green

    Kawasaki South Africa returns to the South African National Cross Country Motorcycle Championship in 2021 following a lengthy sabbatical. Pepson Plastics Kawasaki Motul Racing will enter a full nine-machine team in this year’s championship. "We are… more...
  • WRC veteran, SA Rally Champion & Dakar star Conrad for SACC
    Jan 26, 2021 Motorsport

    WRC veteran, SA Rally Champion & Dakar star Conrad for SACC

    Red-Lined Motorsport Adventures is partnering with former WRC driver and Dakar Rookie of the Year, Conrad Rautenbach for the 2021 South African Cross Country Championship. “We are delighted to confirm that Conrad Rautenbach is partnering with… more...
  • Ogier claims record eighth Monte-Carlo win in Toyota Yaris WRC 1-2
    Jan 25, 2021 Motorsport

    Ogier claims record eighth Monte-Carlo win in Toyota Yaris WRC 1-2

    Sébastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia have won the legendary Rallye Monte-Carlo for a record eighth time, leading team-mates Elfyn Evans and Scott Martin in a fantastic one-two finish for the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team on the… more...
  • SA's top karting championship enters a bold new era.
    Jan 25, 2021 Motorsport

    SA's top karting championship enters a bold new era.

    The 2021 Rotax Max Challenge is ready to race into a bold new era with the ’21 season set to explode into action in two weeks with the same objectives as always — to crown the top competitors South Africa and then return to the ‘Olympics of Karting’… more...
  • Goodyear named as British Touring Car Championship partner until 2026
    Jan 25, 2021 Motorsport

    Goodyear named as British Touring Car Championship partner until 2026

    Goodyear Tyres takes the lead as technical tyre partner while BTCC introduces hybrid power Deal will see the company enter third consecutive decade holding the title sponsorship rights 24 years of continuous investment in tyre development for BTCC… more...
  • Lance Woolridge joins Veloce Racing in new Extreme E championship as reserve and development driver
    Jan 22, 2021 Motorsport

    Lance Woolridge joins Veloce Racing in new Extreme E championship as reserve and development driver

    Two-time South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) Class T champion Lance Woolridge selected to join UK-based Veloce Racing for inaugural Extreme E season in 2021 Woolridge signed up as reserve and development driver, supporting French all-rounder… more...
  • Hyundai Motorsport starts title defence in Rallye Monte-Carlo, aims to add driver’s crown in 2021
    Jan 21, 2021 Motorsport

    Hyundai Motorsport starts title defence in Rallye Monte-Carlo, aims to add driver’s crown in 2021

    Hyundai Motorsport aims at a strong start to its eighth season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), as it looks to defend its 2020 victory at Rallye Monte-Carlo from today until Sunday. With a line-up that boasts experience, versatility and… more...
  • Goodyear-equipped KAMAZ-master team superior in Dakar 2021 with full TOP 3 podium
    Jan 20, 2021 Motorsport

    Goodyear-equipped KAMAZ-master team superior in Dakar 2021 with full TOP 3 podium

    Dmitry Sotnikov obtains 18th Dakar victory for the legendary factory team Extraordinary durability of Goodyear standard OFFROAD ORD tyres confirmed to be the perfect companion to the victorious team The KAMAZ-master factory team once again won the… more...
  • South Africans excel at 2021 Dakar Rally
    Jan 20, 2021 Motorsport

    South Africans excel at 2021 Dakar Rally

    The Dakar Rally, regarded as the toughest motorsport event in the world, by all account lived up to its irrefutable reputation with the running of the 2021 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia. At the launch of the 2021 Dakar Rally route, ASO the organisers… more...
  • Toyota Gazoo Racing introduces GR010 hybrid hypercar
    Jan 18, 2021 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing introduces GR010 hybrid hypercar

    Racing version of upcoming road-going hypercar New-generation car introduces Racing Hybrid brand Motorsport learnings to benefit future road cars TOYOTA GAZOO Racing begins a new era of endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 HYBRID Le… more...
  • Alpine at the forefront of Groupe Renault’s innovation with exclusive sportcars
    Jan 18, 2021 Motorsport

    Alpine at the forefront of Groupe Renault’s innovation with exclusive sportcars

    Alpine cars, Renault Sport Cars (RSC) and Renault Sport Racing (RSR) join forces under the Alpine flagship The new Alpine entity will combine high-tech excellence and passion for racing to develop high-performance, authentic and exclusive sportscars… more...
  • Rally Dakar 2021 – Sixth overall win for MINI: Record winner Stéphane Peterhansel triumphs in his MINI JCW Buggy.
    Jan 18, 2021 Motorsport

    Rally Dakar 2021 – Sixth overall win for MINI: Record winner Stéphane Peterhansel triumphs in his…

    Title successfully defended. The MINI John Cooper Works Buggy has won the Rally Dakar for the second time in a row following the 2020 win. This time it was record winner Stéphane Peterhansel (FRA) and his co-driver Edouard Boulanger (FRA) who topped… more...
  • Second overall for Toyota Gazoo Racing as Dakar 2021 ends in Jeddah
    Jan 18, 2021 Motorsport

    Second overall for Toyota Gazoo Racing as Dakar 2021 ends in Jeddah

    2nd on stage for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 2nd overall for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 8th overall for De Villiers/Haro 21st overall for Variawa/Murphy Dakar 2021 drew to a close in the Saudi city of Jeddah, following a final stage of 200km from the city of Yanbu.… more...
  • Motul helps power the Dakar 2021 to new heights
    Jan 16, 2021 Motorsport

    Motul helps power the Dakar 2021 to new heights

    The running of the 43rd annual edition of the Dakar, from January 3rd – 15th, 2021, has been a testament to the power of world-class sports events to lift the collective mood. It’s also entirely appropriate that an event that is all about overcoming… more...
  • Peterhansel beats Attiyah, Benavides takes bikes
    Jan 16, 2021 Motorsport

    Peterhansel beats Attiyah, Benavides takes bikes

    Stephane Peterhansel and Edouard Boulanger’s Mini buggy has beaten Nasser Al Attiyah and Matthieu Baumel’s Toyota Gazoo Racing South Africa Hilux to win Dakar 2021 Saudi Arabia. French legend Peterhansel won just one stage as he led from day 1 to… more...
  • Solid results as Toyota Gazoo Racing consolidates on Dakar
    Jan 15, 2021 Motorsport

    Solid results as Toyota Gazoo Racing consolidates on Dakar

    2nd on stage for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 6th on stage for De Villiers/Haro 14th on stage for Variawa/Murphy Another set of solid results saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing consolidate their position at Dakar 2021. The team’s leading crew, Nasser Al-Attiyah and… more...
  • Al Rajhi beats race leaders, drama in bikes
    Jan 14, 2021 Motorsport

    Al Rajhi beats race leaders, drama in bikes

    Dakar’s tenth stage was a day of contrasts. Yazeed Al Rajhi added another car stage win to Toyota’s 2021 collection ahead of Nasser Al Attiyah and overall leader Stephane Peterhansel, who maintained his 17-minute lead. It was far more dramatic in… more...
  • Frustration for Toyota Gazoo racing on stage 10 as punctures deal a blow
    Jan 13, 2021 Motorsport

    Frustration for Toyota Gazoo racing on stage 10 as punctures deal a blow

    2nd on stage for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 3rd on stage for De Villiers/Haro Punctures restrict TGR progress Stage 9 of Dakar 2021 saw TOYOTA GAZOO Racing’s leading crew, Nasser Al-Attiyah and Mathieu Baumel, lose ground to the overall race leader, Stéphane… more...
  • Dakar day 9 breaks hearts, bones
    Jan 13, 2021 Motorsport

    Dakar day 9 breaks hearts, bones

    Tough day shapes race as Peterhansel, Florimo take charge Many believed that Tuesday’s 465 km Dakar loop around Neom would have a hand in shaping the outcome of the 2021 race. It seems they were on the money. Overnight leaders Stephane Peterhansel… more...
  • Toyota’s Nasser slashes the gap to leader Peterhansel
    Jan 12, 2021 Motorsport

    Toyota’s Nasser slashes the gap to leader Peterhansel

    South African Gazoo Racing Toyota Hilux star, Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah and Belgian co-driver Matthieu Baumel stormed to Attiyah’s 40th-ever and the duo's fifth Dakar car day win of 2021. They beat Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz and Stephane Peterhansel… more...
  • Abarth, a year of successes
    Jan 11, 2021 Motorsport

    Abarth, a year of successes

    For Abarth, 2020 was a year of successes: in racing, the Abarth 124 rally won the FIA R-GT Cup – basically the Gran Turismo world championships – for the third year running. Italian and German F4 Championships powered by Abarth: a story of success… more...
  • A new look to the 2021 South African National Cross Country Championship
    Jan 11, 2021 Motorsport

    A new look to the 2021 South African National Cross Country Championship

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) will again demonstrate its flair for innovation. Following on the success of the double-header at the end of the 2020 COVID shortened season and cramming four events into three months to produce a… more...
  • Toyota Gazoo Racing completes tough first half of marathon stage at Dakar 2020
    Jan 11, 2021 Motorsport

    Toyota Gazoo Racing completes tough first half of marathon stage at Dakar 2020

    4th on stage for Al-Attiyah/Baumel 15th on stage for Variawa/Murphy 22nd on stage for De Villiers/Haro The fearsome Marathon Stage of Dakar 2021, Stage 7, saw the race crews leave from the city of Ha’il to a remote bivouac at Sakaka via a timed… more...
  • DAKAR 2021: Question and Answer sessions
    Jan 11, 2021 Motorsport

    DAKAR 2021: Question and Answer sessions

    Due to the restrictions imposed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing have elected to offer the media, both on-event and elsewhere, a pre-recorded Question and Answer session with our drivers and Team Principal. Giniel de Villiers… more...
  • Al Rajhi, Brabec win on a tough day in the desert
    Jan 11, 2021 Motorsport

    Al Rajhi, Brabec win on a tough day in the desert

    Several leading competitors found Sunday’s seventh Dakar 2021 stage tough going as Saudi home hero Yazeed Al Rajhi and Dirk von Zitzewitz’s SA-built Toyota Hilux took the car and Ricky Brabec took the bike wins. Al Rajhi benefited overall leaders… more...
  • 2021 Toyota 1000 Desert Race postponed
    Jan 08, 2021 Motorsport

    2021 Toyota 1000 Desert Race postponed

    The South African Cross Country Series (SACCS) and Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO) in consultation with their stakeholders have announced that the 2021 Toyota 1000 Desert Race (TDR 1000) has been called off. SACCS announced, following a recent… more...
  • Red Bull's Giniel De Villiers wins STAGE 5
    Jan 08, 2021 Motorsport

    Red Bull's Giniel De Villiers wins STAGE 5

    Red Bull’s Giniel De Villiers is among the most experienced drivers on the Dakar and was able to avoid the many pitfalls on stage five to reacquaint himself with victory. Behind the wheel of his Toyota, the South African took the lead at the first… more...
  • De Villiers takes 17th Dakar stage, but Lategan crashes out
    Jan 08, 2021 Motorsport

    De Villiers takes 17th Dakar stage, but Lategan crashes out

    South African drivers and cars, Giniel de Villiers’ Gazoo Racing Toyota Hilux and Brian Baragwanath and Taye Perry in a Century CR6 Corvette stole the show on a bittersweet Dakar Day 5 on Thursday, while Kevin Benavides took another controversial… more...
  • SA-built Toyotas ahead as Attiyah takes three stage wins on the trot
    Jan 08, 2021 Motorsport

    SA-built Toyotas ahead as Attiyah takes three stage wins on the trot

    Nasser Al Attiyah and his Gazoo Racing Toyota Hilux won his third Dakar stage on the trot as he stormed to victory over Mini man Stephane Peterhansel at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. The new hero of the race, Toyota's double South African… more...
  • Nasser wins as Dakar delivers a new star in Henk
    Jan 06, 2021 Motorsport

    Nasser wins as Dakar delivers a new star in Henk

    A new Dakar star was born in the Arabian desert dunes, when South African rookie Henk Lategan delivered a masterful performance to follow teammate Nasser Al Attiyah home to a crushing Toyota Gazoo Hilux 1-2 around Wadi Ad-Dawasir Tuesday. There was… more...
  • SA cars and crews keep on starring on Dakar Day 2
    Jan 05, 2021 Motorsport

    SA cars and crews keep on starring on Dakar Day 2

    Toyota Gazoo Racing's Nasser Al Attiyah came from behind to deliver an ultimately crushing Dakar Day 2 victory aboard his proudly South African Hilux. He beat Mini buggy duo Stephane Peterhansel and Carlos Sainz to the win on the long and sandy run… more...
  • Dramatic first day turns Dakar order on its head
    Jan 04, 2021 Motorsport

    Dramatic first day turns Dakar order on its head

    The first proper day of racing at Dakar 2021 proved a true test of mettle on Sunday. Most competitors who qualified well on Saturday, ran into significant navigational issues, almost from the get go. That handed the advantage to those who had been… more...