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South African's ready for 2011 event

South African's ready for 2011 event

SOUTH AFRICANS TO THE FORE ON DAKAR RALLY A band of South Africans who cut their off road racing teeth in the Absa Off Road Championship will be looking for more glory on the Argentina - Chile Dakar Rally from January 1 to 16. Leading the...

Sun 28 Nov 2010
ABSA helps Sunfield Homes charity

ABSA helps Sunfield Homes charity

ABSA OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP COMPETITORS RAISE MORE THAN R90 000 FOR CHARITY Competitors in the Absa Off Road Championship outdid themselves over the weekend when they raised in excess of R90 000 for Sunfield Homes. The off road fraternity, as...

Fri 26 Nov 2010
Series Special Vehicle Championship summary

Series Special Vehicle Championship summary

CONSISTENCY THE KEY TO SULLWALD ABSA OFF ROAD TRIUMPH For the Phalaborwa father and son team of Kallie and Quinton Sullwald consistency was the key to winning the Special Vehicle overall and Class A titles in this year's Absa Off Road ...

Series Production Vehicle Championship summary

Series Production Vehicle Championship summary

PRIVATEERS TRIUMPH IN PRODUCTION VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP IN ABSA SERIES For the first time in over a decade a privateer crew has won the Production Vehicle overall championship in the Absa Off Road Championship. Although they failed to finish the...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
Tarlton: Series race report

Tarlton: Series race report

SPECIAL VEHICLE HISTORY AT RFS MAGALIES 400 The Class P brigade won the battle but Class A runners Kallie and Quintin Sullwald won the Special Vehicle war at a dramatic RFS Magalies 400, the final event in the Absa Off Road Championship, at ...

Tarlton: Series Prologue summary

Tarlton: Series Prologue summary

DONALDSON PROLOGUE PROVIDES RFS MAGALIES 400 STING IN THE TAIL A sting in the tail at the end of the season is the best way to describe today's Donaldson Prologue to determine start positions for the Production Car category at the RFS Magalies...

Mon 15 Nov 2010
Tarlton: Series preview

Tarlton: Series preview

UNFINISHED BUSINESS IN PRODUCTION VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP The overall championship might be done and dusted, but there is other unfinished business in the Production Vehicle category at the RFS Magalies 400, the final around of the Absa Off Road ...

Richard Schilling to FIA CCR commission
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Richard Schilling to FIA CCR commission

SCHILLING APPOINTED TO FIA CROSS COUNTRY RALLY COMMISSION In a major step forward for off road racing, MSA Off Road Car Racing Commission President Richard Schilling has been appointed to the FIA World Cross Country Rally Commission. It is the...

Fri 12 Nov 2010
Series newsletter

Series newsletter

TOUGH ROUTE FOR FINAL ABSA OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT New sections on the route will provide competitors with a tough challenge on the final Absa Off Road Championship event of the year on November 19 and 20. The RFS Magalies 400 will bring...

Fri 05 Nov 2010
Absa Off Road Championship to host annual charity party

Absa Off Road Championship to host annual charity party

OFF ROAD COMMUNITY CELEBRATES 22 YEARS OF CHARITY WORK One of South African motorsport's longest running charity events - a Christmas Party to raise funds for Sunfield Homes and Logwood Village - will celebrate its 22nd anniversary on November...

Thu 04 Nov 2010
Off-road star Bevan Bertholdt killed in helicopter crash

Off-road star Bevan Bertholdt killed in helicopter crash

OFF ROAD FRATERNITY MOURNS BEVAN BERTHOLDT The Absa Off Road Championship fraternity was plunged into mourning when Bevan Bertholdt was tragically killed in a helicopter accident in Rooiwal, north of Pretoria, on Tuesday afternoon. Bertholdt...

Sat 30 Oct 2010
Series Free State review

Series Free State review

VISSER AND BADENHORST CLINCH PRODUCTION VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP Privateers Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst have clinched the Production Vehicle category title in the Absa Off Road Championship - no matter what happens on the final event of the ...

Sun 24 Oct 2010
Free State: Series event summary

Free State: Series event summary

VISSER/BADENHORST WIN INAUGURAL HUMAN AUTO 400 Bloemfontein, Saturday - Privateers Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst today eked out the narrowest of wins on the inaugural Human Auto 400, the penultimate round of the Absa Off Road Championship,...

Sat 23 Oct 2010
Free State: Series prologue summary

Free State: Series prologue summary

Narrow Production Vehicle prologue win for Team Castrol Toyota crew Bloemfontein, Friday - Team Castrol Toyota crew Anthony Taylor and Robin Houghton snatched the narrowest of Production Vehicle wins on today's Donaldson Prologue to determine ...

Fri 22 Oct 2010
Free State: Series pre-event news

Free State: Series pre-event news

LATE CHANGE IN REGENT RACING TEAM There has been a late change in personnel in the Regent Racing team on the eve of the Human Auto 400, round seven of the Absa Off Road Championship, in the Free State over the weekend. Team owner and former ...

Sun 17 Oct 2010
FIA head Jen Todt visits South Africa

FIA head Jen Todt visits South Africa

FIA HEAD MAKES BRIEF VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) president Jean Todt made a whistle stop visit to South Africa this week. While in this country Todt met with Automobile Association managing director ...

Free State: Series pre-event news

Free State: Series pre-event news

NO SHORTAGE OF SPECTATOR POINTS ON HUMAN AUTO 400 There is no shortage of spectator vantage points and enthusiasts will be well catered for on the Human Auto 400, round seven of the Absa Off Road Championship, in the Free State on October 22 and...

Free State: Series preview

Free State: Series preview

RESTLESS NIGHTS FOR PRODUCTION VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERS With only 12 points separating the three title contenders in the Production Vehicle category, there are going to be some restless nights for the crews leading up to the Human Auto 400,...

Thu 14 Oct 2010
Series newsletter

Series newsletter

OFF ROAD FEVER BUILDING UP IN FREE STATE Off road fever is starting to grip Bloemfontein and surrounding areas with the Human Auto 400, the penultimate round of the Absa Off Road Championship, bringing major national motorsport back to the Free...

Sat 09 Oct 2010
Series newsletter

Series newsletter

TOUGH ROUTE FOR NEW ABSA OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT There is a surprise in store for competitors on the Human Auto 400, round seven of the Absa Off Road Championship, on October 22 and 23. The event is a new one on the Absa calendar and sees...

Wed 06 Oct 2010
Series newsletter

Series newsletter

ANOTHER NEW SPONSOR FOR ABSA OFF ROAD CHAMPIONSHIP Another sponsor will join the Absa Off Road Championship 'family' with the inaugural Human Motors 400 in the Free State on October 22 and 23. The event is round seven of the Absa series and...

Wed 29 Sep 2010
Series newsletter

Series newsletter

PRODUCTION CAR CHAMPIONSHIP HEADS FOR GRANDSTAND FINISH A grandstand finish is on the cards in the Production Vehicle category in this year's Absa Off Road Championship. After the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race three teams remain...

Sun 26 Sep 2010
Botswana: Series Special Vehicle summary

Botswana: Series Special Vehicle summary

VARIAWA / ROUSSEAU MISSION ACCOMPLISHED ON TOYOTA DESERT RACE GABORONE - It was mission accomplished for former South African champion Shameer Variawa and Siegfried Rousseau as they continued their love affair with the Toyota 1000 Desert Race ...

Botswana: Series Production Vehicle summary

Botswana: Series Production Vehicle summary

STUNNING TOYOTA KALAHARI 1000 DESERT RACE WIN FOR GROBLER/TER STEGE GABORONE - A stunning performance from veterans Hannes Grobler and Hennie ter Stege has confined Toyota to having to wait for another year if they are to win the Toyota...

Sat 25 Sep 2010
Botswana: Series prologue summary

Botswana: Series prologue summary

TAYLOR/HOUGHTON WIN PRODUCTION VEHICLE PROLOGUE GABORONE - Toyota have not won their own event, the blue chip Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race in Botswana, since 1999 but will be in buoyant mood after today's Donaldson Prologue to ...

Botswana: Series Special Vehicle day 1 summary

Botswana: Series Special Vehicle day 1 summary

VARIAWA/ROUSSEAU TAKE CHARGE OF SPECIAL VEHICLE CATEGORY Gaborone, Saturday - Two-time winners Shameer Variawa and Siegfried Rousseau took control of the Special Vehicle category on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round six of the...

Botswana: Series Saturday day 1 summary

Botswana: Series Saturday day 1 summary

TOYOTA TEAMS LEAD TOYOTA KALAHARI BOTSWANA 1000 DESERT RACE CHALLENGE Gaborone, Saturday - Toyota, without a win on the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race since 1999, ended day one of this year's race in a powerful position with...

Fri 24 Sep 2010
Botswana: Series pre-event news

Botswana: Series pre-event news

VOS CHASES FOUR WINS IN A ROW IN BOTSWANA Reigning South African champion Duncan Vos chases a little motorsport history as the Production Vehicle championship enters a critical phase at the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race, round six of...

Thu 16 Sep 2010
Botswana: Series pre-event news

Botswana: Series pre-event news

TOYOTA KALAHARI BOTSWANA 1000 DESERT RACE CELEBRATES 29th ANNIVERSARY One of the longest running sponsorships in South African motorsport continues to flourish with the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race in Botswana this year celebrating...

Wed 15 Sep 2010
Botswana: Series preview

Botswana: Series preview

COMPETITORS AIM FOR TOYOTA KALAHARI 1000 DESERT RACE ROLL OF HONOUR A number of competitors will be aiming to rewrite the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race record books in this year's event, round six of the Absa Off Road Championship,...