ARTICLES RELATING TO RALLY

WRC: Ogier wins in Portugal

2014-04-07 14:19

Sebastien Ogier is spearing ahead to keep his lead in the 2014 World Rally championship. Can anyone catch him?

'15 Dakar: Peugeot lion to roar again

2014-03-27 11:21

Peugeot has announced that its lion will roar in the desert again. The brand will be back in the Dakar Rally in 2015 for the first time in 25 years.

KZN rally: Toyota dominates S1600 class

2014-03-17 10:37

A beefy little Toyota Etios proved its worth in the S1600 class during the first round of the SA National rally in KwaZulu-Natal this weekend.

Hat trick for Jari in Sweden

2014-02-10 07:45

Finn Jari-Matti Latvala has won the 2014 Rally of Sweden, almost a minute clear of VW team mate Andreas Mikkelson, to take control of the World Rally championship.

VW hungry for second Swedish win

2014-02-03 08:54

Volkswagen lined up at Rally Sweden brimming with confidence and fully motivated to continue its run of success.

Quads pile in for Namaqua rally

2014-01-27 10:23

The Western Cape is ready for a Mini Dakar as the country's top riders sign up for the Namaqua African Rally, a multi-stage off-road ‘rally raid’ over April 25 - May 3 2014.

SA man smashes Dakar in fastest truck

2014-01-20 12:38

Giniel de Villiers was not the only South African to make waves at the 2014 Dakar, truck driver Albert Geel was co-driver in the fastest truck running in the grueling rally.

Honda reveals Dakar contender

2013-10-09 14:24

Honda has released images of its new CRF450 Rally which its Team HRC will use to conquer South America in January 2014. Check out the bikemaker's 2014 Dakar Rally contender!

GALLERY: What happens at a rally

2013-09-16 10:45

Wheels24 reader ALBERT LE ROUX attended the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally on Friday (Sept 13) and snapped some pictures of the racing action at one of the stages around Durbanville, outside Cape Town.

Hat trick for Cronje at Cape Rally

2013-09-16 08:12

Defending champions Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton scored their fifth win of the 2013 season at the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally near Cape Town on Saturday.

Female rally pair in horror crash

2013-08-12 07:41

German rally driver Janina Depping was treated for burns and a fractured arm following a horror crash at the Wartburg Rally in Germany that claimed the life of her co-driver.

Loeb smashes Pikes Peak record

2013-07-01 09:49

Nine-times World Rally champion Sebastien Loeb raced to a record-smashing time of less than nine minutes at the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. VIDEO

Honda preps for gruelling Dakar

2013-05-31 12:06

Five Honda riders are already preparing for the grueling Dakar Rally which begins in January 2014.

Perky Austin 7's seek adventure

2013-05-06 13:32

Enthusiastic owners and their pre-war vehicles will be heading in their hundreds to the UK's annual National Austin 7 Rally.

Kubica crashes in island rally

2013-03-25 09:21

Former F1 driver Robert Kubica is probably very glad for the presence of guard rails posted along the Canary Island Rally route as it may have saved his life during an unfortunate crash. VIDEO

First win for Himmel/Toit Etios

2013-03-11 12:18

Thilo Himmel and the new rally Toyota Etios R2 enjoyed a dream debut in the season-opening Total Rally in kwaZulu-Natal.

SA rally 2013 - season preview

2013-02-11 14:02

The 2013 South African national rally championship is gearing up for another season of great motorsport action ahead of the first race in KwaZulu-Natal.

VW tops Swedish WRC qualifying

2013-02-08 08:13

VW's Sebastian Ogier continued the brand's promising start in the World Rally championship by setting the quickest qualifying time in Sweden.

Flash floods halt Dakar Stage 11

2013-01-17 07:59

Flash floods brought the 2013 Dakar to a halt but the shortened 11th stage still left Stephane Peterhansel with a commanding lead three days from the finish.

Sainz out of Dakar... for good?

2013-01-11 09:57

Carlos Sainz saw his Dakar 2013 title bid grind to a halt in the sands of Chile as the former champion considers not returning to the gruelling event again.

SA's Good Samaritan at Dakar 2013

2013-01-10 14:54

Just because its the world's toughest race doesn't mean its devoid of compassion. Quite the opposite, as a rookie South African Dakar rider makes us proud by towing a team mate for almost 160km!

No wheels for Solberg in 2013

2012-12-05 07:38

Norway's 2003 World Rally champion Petter Solberg will not compete in the 2013 championship after the withdrawal of Ford as a works team.

Boy rally fan, 10, rocks school

2012-11-22 12:03

SA motorsport fan Brendon Bell (10) became the envy of his primary school by introducing his hero, rally driver Mark Cronje, and the whole Sasol rally team.

Kimi: 'Leaving Ferrari a relief'

2012-11-08 10:03

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that it was a "relief" when his lucrative deal with Ferrari ended in 2009.

Mini quits WRC - rally days over

2012-10-15 08:11

Mini will terminate its involvement in the World Rally championship at the end of the 2012 season.

 

WRC: Ogier wins in Portugal

2014-04-07 11:00

Sebastien Ogier is spearing ahead to keep his lead in the 2014 World Rally championship, making it almost impossible for anyone to catch up after he won the rally in Portugal. But can he keep the pace for nine more races?

Rally fans flock to Mooi River rally

2014-03-24 15:15

Rally enthusiasts are set to gather for the second round of the National cross-country championship in KwaZulu-Natal.

VW shuffles 2014 SA rally line-up

2014-02-17 12:39

Volkswagen SA has reshuffled its SA National rally team for 2014 ahead of the eight-round season which will start in March in KZN.

VW hungry for second Swedish win

2014-02-03 13:39

Volkswagen lined up at Rally Sweden brimming with confidence and fully motivated to continue its run of success.

New rivals for Northerns cross-country

2014-01-28 06:51

Potential title contenders will have high expectations when the Northern Regions cross- country championship gets under way in Lichtenburg, North West, on February 8.

Dakar: Tough Stage 9, worse on Wednesday

2014-01-14 22:15

French rally great Stephane Peterhansel boosted his hopes of a hat trick of Dakar Rally wins by winning Tuesday's Stage 9 of the race.

Loeb to take final bow in WRC

2013-10-01 11:24

78 wins, 116 podium finishes, nine World titles... Sebastien Loeb and co-driver Daniel Elena have left an indelible mark on rallying. Sad, but the 2013 French Rally will see the end of their era in the sport.

Ogier's Oz: 'Missed title by point'

2013-09-16 08:47

Sebastien Ogier won the Australian Rally but a final stage puncture by Mikko Hirvonen, cut short his first World Rally championship title. Ogier said: "I had missed the title by one point."

WRC: Mikkelsen storms Oz rally

2013-09-13 08:01

Andreas Mikkelsen of Norway won the first special stage and was second in the other on Thursday to lead Rally Australia 2013 after the opening day.

Neuville leads Rally of Finland

2013-08-02 08:17

Belgium's Thierry Neuville (Ford Fiesta) led the first day of the Rally of Finland on Thursday with World Rally championship leader Sebastien Ogier second.

Habig, Paisley win in Gauteng

2013-06-03 08:24

South African rally veterans Jan Habig and Robert Paisley saw off challengers from younger rivals to claim victory at the 2013 Toyota Dealer Rally in Gauteng.

Peking-Paris: 100 classics duel

2013-05-17 13:31

From a 1913 Ford Model T to a 1982 Renault 4, 100 classic cars will compete in the fifth Peking-to-Paris Rally later in May 2013

Giniel debuts Yaris rally car

2013-04-22 08:27

Toyota has unveiled motoring legend Giniel de Villiers' 2013 SA Rally championship drive. The SA rally-tuned Yaris is the first to contest a national rally championship anywhere in the world.

Austin 7 classics on show

2013-03-15 08:24

Classic car enthusiasts are in for a treat at the 51st National Rally of pre-war Austin 7's in England as iconic vehicles take to the track.

Subaru STI keeps rally hopes alive

2013-03-11 06:55

Subaru continues into racing legacy with two new WRX STIs for the 2013 Production season driven by veterans Hennie Groenewald and Richard Pinard.

Slender lead by Loeb in Sweden

2013-02-08 13:15

Nine-times World champion Sebastien Loeb drove his Citroen to a slender lead on the opening stage (Nov 7) of the 2013 Rally of Sweden

Giniel: 'It's not over yet'

2013-01-18 08:13

South African driver Giniel de Villiers raced to second place during stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar, as Stephane Peterhansel extends his lead.

SA's De Villiers holds third spot

2013-01-11 12:16

The longest special stage of the 2013 Dakar Rally so far and the first in Chile was expected to see a shake-up among the front-runners but Giniel held on to third.

Head-on Dakar crash kills two

2013-01-10 15:30

Two people were killed and seven others were injured, including members of the Race2Recovery team, in a head-on collision between a Dakar support vehicle and a taxi near Peru's border with Chile.

Gesina Pol gets back in Dakar

2013-01-03 13:28

Gesina Pol will participate in the 2013 Dakar but instead of riding she's the assistant team manager of the HRC Honda team.

Dakar preparations on the go

2012-11-27 18:06

That the Dakar is a race of contrasts can be seen on the dockside at Le Havre where the competitors congregate to load the vehicles on the freighter that will take them to Lima.

Dakar Hilux aces first shakedown

2012-11-14 11:32

Toyota's new Dakar Rally challenger fared well in its first shakedown test as the automaker's motorsport team conducts its final tests leading up to the 2013 event.

Citroen rally drive for Kubica

2012-11-07 09:24

Robert Kubica, whose F1 career was put on hold after a near-fatal rally accident, will drive a Citroen in two events, the French automaker has said.

SA rally championship heats up

2012-10-08 14:23

Things got heated as teams took part in the penultimate round of the South African rally championship in Limpopo.

 
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