Motorite Racing’s assault on the 2009 Sasol SA Rally Championship gets underway in KwaZulu Natal this weekend with the opening round, the TOTAL Tour Natal.
Jean-Pierre Damseaux and Cobus Vrey scored their long overdue first overall win in the Sasol SA Rally Championship when they took their Team TOTAL Evolution Toyota RunX to a convincing victory in the Swartland Rally in the Western Cape on Saturday.
Former national rally navigator champion Spotti Woodhead and Graham Mephius, driving a diesel-powered Citroen C4 Picasso, won the overall Index of Fuel Efficiency Award at the end of the 32nd TOTAL Economy Run at the weekend.
The Sasol/Konica Minolta Subaru rally team expects a tough title fight to the 2008 Sasol SA Rally Championship season, which kicks off with the 50th running of the Hitachi Tour Natal Rally on the 7th and 8th of March, taking in the scenic and popular North and South Coast cane field stages.
The climax of one of the best and closest contested Sasol SA Rally Championships takes place in Gauteng this weekend with the season-ending Toyota Dealer Rally organised by the Pretoria Motor Club.
REVIEW: TOTAL SWARTLAND RALLY Castrol Toyota team claim 1-3 result Full house for Mark Cronje Debut class A5 win for Toyota Yaris
Serge Damseaux and Robert Paisley (class S2000 Castrol Toyota RunX) won a dramatic Total Swartland Rally in the Western Cape at the weekend and lead the Sasol SA Rally Championship by four points with one round remaining.
PREVIEW: TOTAL SWARTLAND RALLY (21-22 SEPTEMBER) The Castrol Toyota rally team is gearing up for an all out attack to claim top honours on the Total Swartland Rally and re-claim the championship high ground as the season heads rapidly to its thrilling climax on the Toyota Rally in October. But first there is the small matter of the team’s second visit to the scenic splendor of the Western Cape
The TOTAL Swartland Rally to be held the weekend of 21/22 September in the Western Cape has drawn a healthy 52 entries from national and regional rally competitors. The event is the 7th round of the Sasol SA National Rally Championship and with the national driver’s and navigator’s championship riding on a knife’s end there is a lot of interest in the event.
The penultimate round of the Sasol SA Rally Championship takes place in the Western Cape this weekend with the staging of the first Total Swartland Rally. Just 12 points separate the top four contenders for the overall championship after the first six rounds, so the title chase is poised on a knife edge.