Absa Off Road Championship stalwarts Toyota will mount a powerful challenge when this year’s national series gets underway in March.
With all but one of the titles on offer going all the way to the wire, this year’s Absa Off Road Championship proved to be one of the closest fought series on the South African motorsport calendar.
Another chapter was added to the Alfie Cox legend at the Ford Carnival City 400, the final round of the Absa Off Road Championship, over the weekend.
Team Ford Racing has one goal at the Ford Carnival City 400: it wants to clinch the Class D championship.
The Ford Carnival City 400 on November 18 and 19 will provide a dream finale – and a dramatic one at that – to the Absa Off Road Championship.
Lydenburg – The Nissan juggernaut continued here today when off road motorcycle legend Alfie Cox and Ralph Pitchford romped away with the Toyota Dealer 1000, penultimate round of the Absa off road championship, in the Proudly South African Nissan Hardbody.
Overnight leaders Alfie Cox and Ralph Pitchford, in the Proudly South African Nissan Hardbody, were still out in front of the field but not yet out of the woods after day two of the Toyota Dealer 1000, penultimate round of the Absa Off Road Championship, in Lydenburg today.
Motorcycle legend Alfie Cox and Ralph Pitchford, in a Proudly South African Nissan Hardbody, took the early lead after day one of the Toyota Dealer 1000 – penultimate round of the Absa Off Road Championship – which started in Lydenburg today.
The Toyota Dealer 1000 in Mpumalanga from October 13 to 15 could turn out to be the most important event of this year’s Absa Off Road Championship.
National championship off road racing came to Limpopo Province for the first time with the running of the Ford/Motorite Limpopo 400 this weekend. Overall winners of the 400-km two-day event, which ended at the old Polokwane airport this afternoon, were Nissan’s Hannes Grobler and Francois Jordaan in the production vehicle category and Gerhard du Plessis and brother-in-law Ferdi Seegers (Jimco) in the special vehicle category.