Team Castrol Toyota duo Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy sealed the production vehicle championship of the Donaldson Cross Country series when they finished fourth during… Read more →
Former South African champions Duncan Vos Rob Howie clinched their second win in the ABSA Off Road championship.
It was a good weekend for Toyota Motorsport as the outfit won in Mpumalanga at the Toyota Dealer 400 when Duncan Vos and Rob Howie eclipsed the competition and broke the decade-long drought that last saw the team take the spoils of victory at a home event at the Toyota Desert Race of 1999 – which was held in Botswana.
Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst led the Ford Racing team to victory at round 1 of this year’s off-road championship in Gauteng with their Ranger TDCi. Their team-mates Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable took second place, while Terence Marsh and George Smalberger (Regent Racing Nissan Navara) took the final podium spot.
Former champion Duncan Vos and Rob Howie led home team mates Anthony Taylor and Chris Birkin to give the factory team a convincing one/two victory in round three of the Absa Offroad Championship.
Nissan Motorsport, six times winners of the popular KwaZulu Natal round of the Absa Off Road Championship that Nissan has sponsored for the past eight years, start this weekend’s (May 15 and 16) Nissan Sugarbelt 400 as firm favourites following their victories in the opening two rounds of the 2009 Absa Off Road Car Championship.
Toyota scored two more class wins in the Production Vehicle category and took the Manufacturers Award on the Eastern Cape 400, round two of the Absa Off Road Championship, in Jeffreys Bay over the weekend.
Reigning champions Duncan Vos and Ralph Pitchford showed their class with a come-from-behind win in their Donaldson Nissan Navara in the Eastern Cape 400, round two of the Absa SA Off Road Championship, which finished in Jeffreys Bay on Saturday afternoon.
Toyota will go into this year’s Absa Off Road Championship, which opens with the Adenco 400 in the Western Cape on March 20 and 21, with high expectations.
Magaliesberg, Saturday – The father and son combination of Karl-Heinz and Quintin Sullwald clinched the South African Special Vehicle championship in dramatic fashion today when they won the RFS Magalies 400, the final event on the Absa Off Road series calendar, which ended at Tarlton International Raceway.