The Ford Racing team had a dream start to the Donaldson Cross Country Championship this weekend when Lance Woolridge and Ward Huxtable led team-mates and… Read more →
Ford Racing duo and former champions Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst kept their championship hopes alive when they finished ahead of the rest of the field at the 4×4 Mega World 400, round six of the Absa Off-Road Championship, on Saturday.
Gauteng locals Christian du Plooy and Henk Janse van Vuuren achieved their maiden win in the Production Vehicle formula of the National off-road championship at fifth round of the season, the Sun City 400, over the weekend.
The Team Castrol Toyota crews of Duncan Vos and Rob Howie, and Anthony Taylor and Chris Birking broke a 13 year curse of Toyota not being able to win at its home event – the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race – on the weekend as they cruised to a 1-2 finish and cemented their stranglehold on the championship.
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.
Team Ford’s Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst notched up their second win of this season in their Ranger TDCi machine at the Human Auto 400 at the weekend.
The Toyota 1000 Desert Race, of which the latest event was held in Gaborone this past weekend, is said to be one of the toughest stages of the Absa South African Off-road Championship. And no team would agree more with this than Castrol Toyota.
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.
A third victory this season on the recent Toyota 1000 Desert Race in Botswana, saw reigning South African driver’s champion Duncan Vos and Ralph Pitchford strengthen their hold on the Production Vehicle title race in this year’s Absa Off Road 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.