Ford’s Jari-Matti Latvala edged out defending champion and championship leader Sebastien Loeb to victory in the Wales Rally of Great Britain, his second consecutive win at this event and second of the season. Latvala’s team-mate and former champion Petter Solberg finished third.
Frenchmen Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena edged closer to a ninth World Rally Championship title this weekend, as the Citroën duo bested rivals Jari-Matti Latvala and Miika Anttila (Ford World Rally Team) to win another Rallye Deutschland. Loeb and Elena’s Citroën team-mates Mikko Hirvonen and Jarmo Lehtinen claimed the final podium spot.
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The Dakar Rally special stage between San Juan and Chilecito proved a challenging prospect with punishing rocky conditions proving a fertile ground for flat tyres and navigational errors.
The Citroën World Rally team celebrated its seventh constructors’ title this weekend as Sebastien Loeb sealed the manufacturer’s championship for the French outfit at Rally de Catalunya in Spain with a dominant victory. The Frenchman now looks to seal his eighth world title as the season heads to Wales.
The Ford World Rally Team took the two top spots on the podium after championship rival Citroen suffered two crashes on day one. Ford’s Mikko Hirvonen and Jari-Matti Latvala made the most of the opportunity to score maximum points in the race for the championship and placed first and second, respectively. Privateer Petter Solberg claimed the final podium spot.
Audi is now the second-most successful manufacturer in the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans after the sole remaining R18 TDI of Andre Lotterer beat the Peugeot No 9 of Simon Pagenaud by a mere 13,854 second at the weekend.
Toyota South Africa Motors has announced that vehicle production at its production facility in Prospecton in Durban will continue at 100 per cent, despite the recent events caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan.
The second running of the Automechanika South Africa international trade fair for the automotive aftermarket industry was held in Johannesburg between 9 and 12 March and having attracted not only more exhibitors, but also more visitors, the show was a resounding success.