Close contest in Cross-Country champs

2014-12-08 09:51

It's been a long and tough year for the contestants of the 2014 SA National Cross-Country championships. See who made the final cut to take the titles.

2014 Thaba ‘Nchu 450 race cancelled

2014-10-17 09:04

The Thaba ‘Nchu 450, set to be the seventh and penultimate round of the South African National Cross-Country championship, has been cancelled.

Super day for SA crew at Morocco Rally

2014-10-09 11:27

SA's Giniel de Villiers and co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz suffered some heavy setbacks at the Morocco Rally but despite mechanical gremlins, the pair managed to win a great stage on Wednesday.

WRC: Ogier cuts Latvala's lead in France

2014-10-06 07:46

Jari-Matti Latvala has narrowed the gap between himself and team mate Sebastien Ogier by winning the 2014 Rally of France on Sunday.

'Dakar' Giniel wins first National rally

2014-09-22 09:48

It’s not often that an event sponsor wins its own event in motor racing, but that’s what Toyota did in the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally in the Western Cape on Saturday afternoon.

No team orders for VW in Oz rally

2014-09-12 11:37

Volkswagen's Sebastian Ogier and Jari-Matti, who have been released from team orders, will continue the fight in the Australian Rally this weekend.

New look for Cape round of National Rally circus

2014-09-01 12:10

The Cape Dealer Rally has been shaken up with a new special stage for the 2014 South African National Rally championship.

All the SA weekend rally action

2014-08-26 09:51

Leeroy Poulter and Elvene Coetzee have extended their lead in the 2014 South African National Rally Championship in the S2000 class.

Neuville, Hyundai scoop first WRC win

2014-08-25 08:35

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala's crashes in the 2014 Rally of Germany paved the way for Hyundai's Thierry Neuville to win his first WRC event .

Rally driver (13) shows how to eat dirt

2014-07-30 10:06

It’s no secret that Finnish drivers are pretty good at rallying. Well, meet Kalle Rovanpera. What’s the big deal? He’s only 13-years-old!

Botterill/Vacy-Lyle: S1600 four in a row

2014-07-14 09:48

Guy Botterill and Simon Vacy-Lyle made sure they secured a healthy lead in the SA National rally championship when they won their fourth consecutive victory at the 2014 VW Rally on Saturday.

SA Off-road champs marathon to move

2014-06-09 13:07

The 2014 SA National Cross-Country Championship will reach its halfway mark with the popular Desert Race in Botswana, but things have been shaken up by a relocation...

3 killed 6 injured in car-rally crashes

2014-06-02 12:00

Three elderly people were killed and six other spectators were injured in two incidents during a Jim Clark memorial rally in Scotland on Saturday.

3 killed 6 injured in car-rally crashes

2014-06-02 08:01

Three elderly people were killed and six other spectators were injured in two incidents during a Jim Clark memorial rally in Scotland on Saturday.

Champions triumph on Nkomazi 450

2014-05-19 11:02

Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy showed they mean business during Round 3 of the SA National cross-country event. The pair took their second win at the Nkomazi 450 event on Saturday.

Sparks will fly in Malelane Nkomazi 450

2014-05-12 11:44

Competition is tough in the South African National Cross-Country championship so there are some tough battles in store for the upcoming Nkomazi 450 event.

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.


Mrs Roma riding high in Dakar bike team

2014-11-26 12:04

Amateur motorcycle trio Team Himoinsa - one of them Dakar bike ace Nani Roma's wife - has but one simple goal... for each member to finish the 2015 Dakar Challenge!

Toyota SA wraps up Dakar test

2014-10-10 13:01

South Africa's Toyota Hilux crew of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz has wrapped up six successful days of testing for the 2015 Dakar at the Rally of Morocco.

SA Toyota crew shows 'how to' in Morocco

2014-10-06 12:56

SA Toyota team Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz had a minor setback on Saturday's Stage 1 of the Rally of Morocco but made up the pace to finish second overall...

Knysna 'rally' crash cripples spectators

2014-09-27 15:01

Two people were reported to have lost limbs when a Lamborghini being driven as part of the Rogue Rally crashed on September 25 on the road used for the Knysna Hill Climb.

VW claims 1-2-3 victory in Oz WRC

2014-09-16 14:40

Volkswagen has secured a historic 1-2-3 in the World Rally Championships, clinching the Manufacturer's Championship before the season has ended.... the earliest in 25 years!

WRC: Hyundai to run 3 cars in France, Spain

2014-09-02 09:36

Hyundai has announced a three-car approach for the French and Spanish rounds of the 2014 World Rally championship.

Van Beurden/Swartz close S1600 rally gap

2014-08-26 10:23

Chad van Beurden and Nico Swartz put an end to Guy Botterill’s and Simon Vacy-Lyle winning streak in the S1600 class during Round 5 of the 2014 SA National Rally championship.

Talent preview: VW Cup for Zwartkops

2014-08-25 12:45

Round 6 of the Volkswagen Cup championship will see competitors heading to the Zwartkops Raceway on August 30. Rivals have only three rounds left in the title fight!

Preview: 3 new stages for Cullinan Rally

2014-08-05 10:16

Round five of the 2014 SA National Rally Championship will feature three new special stages over the two-day event that starts from the Zonderwater Correctional Services facility, Pretoria on August 15.

Cronje/Houghton win 2014 VW Rally

2014-07-14 09:48

Reigning champions Mark Cronje/Robin Houghton (Ford Fiesta) has won the VW Rally at Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship this weekend in Port Elizabeth.

2014 VW Rally: Super treat for fans

2014-06-25 11:20

The upcoming 2014 Volkswagen Rally is one of the most spectator-friendly events on the calender with 14 accessible stages. Will you be there over July 11/12?

WRC: Ogier victorious in Italy

2014-06-09 07:49

Sebastien Ogier won the 2014 Italian Rally in Sardinia on Sunday to chalk up Volkswagen's 10th successive victory.

Poulter/Coetzee share rally title lead

2014-06-02 10:05

After three of the eight rounds of the South African Rally National championship the top five contenders are now clearly identified.

Cronje, Houghton take PMC rally honours

2014-05-26 10:35

Ford’s Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton scored their first win of the 2014 season with a fantastic drive in the Pretoria Motor Club's Gauteng Rally near Bapsfontein.

No race too long for SA's female riders

2014-05-16 13:30

Who said riding in the dirt was just for boys? Female riders are kicking up a storm in the National Off-road Championship.

VW dominates in Argentina - Latvala wins

2014-05-12 07:54

Volkswagen has dominated once again - this time in the 2014 WRC Rally of Argentina. Championship leader Sebastien Ogier had to give way to team mate Jari-Matti Latvala.

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."

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