World Rallycross final scheduled for Cape Town’s Killarney track

Killarney gears up for big international Three days of track action for Cape Town New stands scheduled for construction CAPE TOWN, South Africa – he FIA World Rallycross championship has signed Gumtree SA as headline sponsor for the final round of the championship scheduled for Cape Town’s Killarney International Raceway over November 10-12 2017. As part…

Hot for Daytona – the 2018 BMW M8 GTE

Daytona race debut for BMW M8? It’ll be an 8 Series with track capability First the M8, then an M8 GTE mid-2017 MUNICH, Germany – BMW engineers working on the upcoming 8 Series are already busy creating an M performance version. Pictured is a fully camouflaged early prototype of the coming BMW M8 which will…

2017 Simola Hillclimb: All the Day 2 quali action

Bezuidenhout, Baard, Scheckter the drivers to beat Great day of qualifying for Simola Hillclimb 2017 Epic battles in Road and Supercar categories By Special Correspndent COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa – The scene is set for a battle of the Titans today (May 7) in the Knysna Hillclimb ‘King of the Hill’ if the times from…

Classic JWR Cat to feature at ’17 Simola Hillclimb

Jaguar XJ-S for Knysna Classic Car Friday Vehicle specially prepared by JLR apprentices Genuine parts, Castrol lubes only, used in XJ-S KNYSNA, South Africa – Entries don’t have to be small and nimble to enter the annual Simola Hillclimb at this South African coastal resort – they can be big and have claws and rippling…

SA vets to challenge world again at Farleigh Castle

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – South African veteran Motocross champions will once again compete in the annual international MXDN World Veterans event at Farleigh Castle in England. They are four-times Springbok MX champion Ryan Hunt, Germany-based motocross legend, multiple SA National champion and international GP rider Colin Dugmore, Springbok and SA National champion Tony Riddell, and…

Nissan sending GT-R hillthletes to challenge Simola

Nissan sending GT-R team to war Japanese aiming to claw Jaguars? One GT-R packing 1500kW to Simola ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan is sending a fleet of 12 GT-R supercars to challenge the rest – particularly Jaguar, the main sponsor? – at Knysna’s Simola Hillclimb over May 5-8. At stake will be the supercar crown and the battle will…

Final countdown for 2017 Simola Hillclimb

• Three-day programme of holiday Hillclimb action • SA champ/Daytona 24 winner Tony Martin Grand Marshal • Shuttles from Knysna High School grounds parking COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa – South Africa’s most spectacular annual motorsport extravaganza will be rolling this weekend (May 4-8) in the hills above this coastal resort town on South Africa’s Garden Route….

Qatar rally Day 3: Poulter right on Al-Attiyah’s tail

SA team moves up to second in Doha rally Fourh-place start helped navigation Al-Attiyah leading SA driver Poulter DOHA, Qatar – Another strong performance on Thrursday’s (April 20) stage, the third of the 2017 Qatar Cross-Country Rally, saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Leeroy Poulter and Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Hilux) move up the leader board to…

SA Toyotas head Doha Rally first stage

SA-built Toyota head Doha rally Two Hilux bakkies in first three Rough, obstacle-ridden first stage DOHA, Qatar – South Africa’s Leeroy Poulter, he of Dakar fame driving for Toyota, and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz finished third from the short (4.85km) opening stage of the 2017 Qatar Cross-Country Rally. They and their Hilux were only 9.7sec…

Vettel takes Bahrain after Hamilton penalty

BAHRAIN – Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel forged seven points clear at the top of the Formula 1 standings on Sunday (Apl 16) after winning a 2017 Bahrain Grand Prix thriller that saw Lewis Hamilton penalised for underhand tactics. READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE READ MORE FORMULA 1 NEWS HERE  

Dodge Demon: How fast is the world’s fastest car?

Latest Dodge Charger world’s fastest car Accelerates to 100km/h in 2.3 seconds Weekend dragster, Monday school delivery AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – Dodge rocked the high-performance car world in 2014 with its 527kW Charger SRT Hellcat and Challenger SRT Hellcat – supercar performance at affordable prices. They were the world’s most powerful muscle cars – until…

Huskies v. Cupra: Dog power takes on 300 horses on ice

Hot competition on frozen Lapland lake Six furry dogs take on 300 horses Who cares who won – it was all in the doing LAKE PIKKU-NISSI, Lapland – A sled pulled by six Alaskan and Siberian huskies has challenged a Leon Cupra and race driver Jordi Gené on this frozen lake. Seat media people described…