ROOS AND FOURIE WIN KOHLER DELTA RALLY Kobus Roos and Neil Fourie, in a VW Golf, scored their first Stannic Northern Region Rally Championship win of the season when they cruised to victory in the Kohler Delta Rally in Mpumulanga over the...
ROOS AND FOURIE WIN KOHLER DELTA RALLY
Kobus Roos and Neil Fourie, in a VW Golf, scored their first Stannic Northern Region Rally Championship win of the season when they cruised to victory in the Kohler Delta Rally in Mpumulanga over the weekend. Roos and Fourie came home 90 seconds ahead of the husband and wife team of Ben and Isebel van der Westhuizen, also in a VW Golf, with Toyota crew Nico Higgs and Menno Havelaar third a further minute in arrears.
With Hergen Fekken and Dave Lewkowicz (Dunair Toyota Conquest) non-starters on the Kohler Delta Rally second place keeps the van der Westhuizen's firmly entrenched at the top of the championship ladder.
The rally also incorporated a round of the South African Historic Rally Association championship with Bossie Bosman and Steve Grobbelaar, in a Nissan, sixth overall and first of the Golden Oldies cars home. Second were John Ogden and Keith Delport, in another Nissan, with Flippie and Jeanne Venter third in a Mini. Roos and Fourie also won Class S3 with Class S4 going to Bosman and Grobbelaar.
First Class S2 car home was the VW Golf driven by Jan Delport and Fanie Beukes, with the Venters winning Class S1. Higgs and Havelaar won Class A6 with Rocky Reyneke and Richard Gerntholz, fourth overall in a VW Golf, taking Class A7.
Results: 1 K Roos/N Fourie (VW Golf) 1:03,08; 2 B van der Westhuizen/I van der Westhuizen (VW Golf) 1:04,38; 3 N Higgs/M Havelaar (Toyota) 1:05,40; 4 R Reyneke/R Gerntholz (VW Golf) 1:06,12; 5 N Nienaber/W Boshoff (VW Golf) 1:08,04. Classes: Class S1 - F Venter/.J Venter (Mini); Class S2 - J Delport/F Beukes (VW Golf); Class S3 - K Roos/N Fourie (VW Golf); Class S4 - B Bosman/S Grobbelaar (Nissan); Class A6 - N Higgs/M Havelaar (Toyota); Class A7 - R Reyneke/R Gerntholz (VW Golf). SAHRA 1 B Bosman/S Grobbelaar (Nissan); 2 J Ogden/K Delport (Nissan); 3 F Venter/J Venter (Mini); 4 M Swart/B Pace (Alfa Romeo); 5 R Pearce/M Hooper (MG).