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Toyota SA still up front in Dakar

Peugeot's Loeb moves in on SA Toyotas Tuesday's race leader Al-Attiyah now second Today 2017 Dakar heads for the high stuff SAN MIGUEL DE TUCUMÁN, Argentina - Stage 2 of Dakar 2017 on January 3 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA bank another good performance with Nasser Al-Attiyah and navigator Mathieu Baumel (#301) second-fastest of the… Continue reading Toyota SA still up front in Dakar

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Ford GT production starts for global sales

⦁ Ford's new supercar rolling off the lines ⦁ 'Two primary objectives achieved' ⦁ Canadian plant to handle production 2017 Ford GT Image: Ford Canada / Newspress MARKHAM, Ontario - The first road-going version of the all-new 2017 Ford GT has rolled off the line to start production of the halo car from Ford Performance for delivery… Continue reading Ford GT production starts for global sales

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Big guys back in force for ’17 Dakar Rally

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The De Rooy team, winner of the 2016 Dakar Rally Trucks class, will be going for gold again in the 2017 running of the world’s toughest race. Gerard De Rooy and his team have chosen Goodyear Offroad ORD truck tyres for their four race trucks and Goodyear Omnitrac mixed service tyres for… Continue reading Big guys back in force for ’17 Dakar Rally

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Knysna Hill-climb: First look at the ticket prices

175 entry applications in three weeks Spectatating tickets now available online One-day, weekend, pits and VIP hospitality passes KNYSNA, South Africa - The Jaguar Hill-climb here has grown in popularity each year since its inception 2009 and the 2017 event from May 4-7, the organisers say, looks likely to be the most spectacular yet. There is… Continue reading Knysna Hill-climb: First look at the ticket prices

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Peugeot shows off its Dakar ’17 colours

READY TO ROLL FOR DAKAR '17: Peugeot is today at the pre-Dakar Rally media conference - and showing off its 3008 entry in full livery. Image: Peugeot PARIS, France - Peugeot has revealed its new racing beast to compete in the 2017 Dakar Rally. The race will start in South America on January 2 and… Continue reading Peugeot shows off its Dakar ’17 colours

AUDI OUT OF LE MANS: Image: Audi Motorsport
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End of a racing era for Audi sports cars

Audi to close its sports-car programme 18 years and 106 wins from 186 races Tech transfer from race cars to roads INGOLSTADT, Germany - Audi is ending an era. On Saturday, November 19, not only the current season of the FIA World Endurance championship (WEC) will end in Bahrain but also Audi will end its… Continue reading End of a racing era for Audi sports cars

Honda MotoGP team for 2017
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Pedrosa reckons he’s fit for Valencia MotoGP

LONDON, England - Spaniard Dani Pedrosa is planning to compete in Sunday's (Nov 10) MotoGP weekend - the last of the season - though it's only a few weeks since his big fall in Japan. He broke a collarbone, a leg and a foot in the crash. Reuters has reported, from a statement issued by… Continue reading Pedrosa reckons he’s fit for Valencia MotoGP

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SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

SA Vet rider Ryan up with leaders at Glen Helen 'No quarter given in California' - SA champion Huge crowd watches four SA racers in US SOUTH AFRICAN rider Ryan Hunt took a comfortable fifth overall from the Over 40's 2016 International World Vets race at the Glen Helen circuit in California USA at the… Continue reading SA’s Ryan Hunt, despite shunt, up front in US

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SA to take on best of World motocross

SA 'old-timers' heading for US Glen Helen challenge from a top four Local champs to take on world's best A South African team is in the US for what is said to be the most attractive international World Motocross Vets race on the calendar and staged at the world-famous Glen Helen track in California. The… Continue reading SA to take on best of World motocross

SIMOLA ON TRACK AGAIN: Image: Jaguar SA
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Simola in gear already for 2017 Knysna hill-climb

Growing interest from overseas competitors King of Hill title expanded to three categories 2017 Jaguar Simola Hill-climb from May 4 to 7 KNYSNA, South Africa – It's only six months since the 2016 Jaguar Simola Hill-climb but already the organisers are preparing for the eighth of what is once again an annual event and claiming the title… Continue reading Simola in gear already for 2017 Knysna hill-climb