The Motorite Racing team of Evan Hutchison and Elvene Coetzee (class A7 Toyota RunX) finds itself in a strong position in only its second season of national championship rallying as it travels to Mpumalanga for the Sasol Rally on April 24 and 25.
Motorite Racing successfully opened its account in this year’s Sasol SA Rally Championship with second place in class and 14th overall out of just 22 finishers in the Total Tour Natal Rally on Saturday.
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.
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.
Motorite Racing is aiming to end its first season in the Sasol SA Rally Championship on a high note when the curtain falls on a closely-contested competition in Gauteng this weekend.
For the second national championship rally in succession, Evan Hutchison and Greg Gericke were robbed of a podium finish by problems with their class A7 Motorite Toyota RunX.
The knives will be out in the Special Vehicle category on the Limpopo 400, round six of the Absa Off Road Championship, in Limpopo on September 12 and 13.
Chris de Wit and Dean Redelinghuys (Team TOTAL Toyota RunX) wrapped up the class A7 championship with a commanding class win – their fourth this season from six events – in the Osram Rally in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. Also class winners were reigning class A6 champion Craig Trott and co-driver Tony Ball (Team TOTAL Toyota RunX). There were only two finishers in each of classes A7 and A6.
Current national off road special vehicle drivers’ champion Evan Hutchison’s best efforts to break into the top echelon of class A7 national championship rallying continue to be hampered by ill luck.
The Osram Rally, formerly known as the Mountain Trial, returns to the intimidating mountain roads in the southern Drakensberg this weekend with round six of the Sasol SA Rally Championship, centred on the Eastern Cape town of Barkly East.