Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa – 48 days to go!

The Countdown Begins! Summer is here, and the temperature’s definitely rising as we count down to when the Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa hits the Killarney Raceway in Cape Town on the 24th and 25th of November 2018. If you thought you couldn’t handle the heat, then just wait until twenty-five of the world’s… More Gumtree World Rallycross of South Africa – 48 days to go!

Cape Town Drift City 2018

The Cape Town Drift City kicked off in 2018 with a buzz. Three years in a row, petrol heads from South Africa and other parts of the world have had the chance to witness and experience some of the most ridiculous vehicular mayhem. The idea for a Motorsport event at the Grand Parade was conceived… More Cape Town Drift City 2018

JAGUAR DRIVERS SCOOP SILVERWARE AT THE 2018 JAGUAR SIMOLA HILLCLIMB

Press release by: Jaguar Land Rover South Africa Ninth running of South Africa’s premier motorsport event the biggest yet Over 17 000 spectators in attendance  Two class victories and podium results for team Jaguar Terry Grant wows crowds with a stunning display of stunt driving Pretoria, 7 May 2018 – The 2018 edition of the Jaguar Simola… More JAGUAR DRIVERS SCOOP SILVERWARE AT THE 2018 JAGUAR SIMOLA HILLCLIMB

Times tumble on 2018 King of the Hill as Bezuidenhout, Baard and Roets continue reign at the top

Press release by: Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Andre Bezuidenhout obliterates all-time Jaguar Simola Hillclimb record to win second Single Seater and Sportscar title Wilhelm Baard retains Modified Saloon Car crown after nail-biting finale Reghard Roets remains unbeatable in Road-going Saloon Car and Supercar category Record-breaking attendance of more than 17 000 spectators V8 racing legend Willie Hepburn… More Times tumble on 2018 King of the Hill as Bezuidenhout, Baard and Roets continue reign at the top

TEAM JAGUAR GEARED UP FOR 2018 JAGUAR SIMOLA HILLCLIMB CHALLENGE

Press release by: Jaguar Land Rover SA Supercharged lineup of Jaguar vehicles to contest the ninth running of South Africa’s premier racing event Team Jaguar drivers include Jaguar customers, experienced racers and a world champion Jaguar Simola Hillclimb will be streamed live at www.jaguarsimolahillclimb.com Pretoria, 16 APRIL 2018 – A wide variety of Jaguar’s cats will… More TEAM JAGUAR GEARED UP FOR 2018 JAGUAR SIMOLA HILLCLIMB CHALLENGE

BMW M8 GTE hits the streets of Long Beach.

Press release by: BMW SA Munich. Following the two longest races of the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship at Daytona (USA) and Sebring (USA), BMW Team RLL heads to Long Beach (USA) for the season’s shortest race with a length of 100 minutes.   Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) will drive the… More BMW M8 GTE hits the streets of Long Beach.

Hyundai Motorsport wants to keep WRC-lead in Tour de Corse

Press release by: Hyundai SA A victory on the iced and snowed-under roads in Sweden and a second and fourth place in Rally Mexico has ensured that the Hyundai Motorsport team can tackle the 4th round of the World Rally Championship on the island Corsica this weekend as the leader in the competition. Thierry Neuville… More Hyundai Motorsport wants to keep WRC-lead in Tour de Corse

McLAREN SCORES 1-2 FINISH AT BRITISH GT OPENER AT OULTON PARK

Press release by: McLaren Automotive Twenty-one year-old McLaren Automotive Factory Driver Ben Barnicoat got off to a perfect start in the opening British GT Championship weekend at Oulton Park, winning the first race of the season in the 570S GT4 of customer team track-club, in turn scoring the track-only Sports Series model its first victory… More McLAREN SCORES 1-2 FINISH AT BRITISH GT OPENER AT OULTON PARK

Exhilarating exotics aimed at Hillclimb glory

Press release by: Simola Hillclimb Focus on top performance and supercar entries for 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb Illustrious line-up including Jaguar, Noble, Ferrari, Roush, Shelby, BMW, Bentley, Nissan GT-R and Alfa Romeo Reigning King of the Hill and record-holder Reghard Roets returns to defend his title   KNYSNA, South Africa, 3 April 2018 – In its… More Exhilarating exotics aimed at Hillclimb glory

SPEEDMACHINE FESTIVAL BILLED AS A GAME-CHANGER FOR MOTORSPORT

Press release by: FIA World Rallycross Speedmachine festival, the centrepiece of the 2018 World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy season, will change the way motorsport engages with fans when it revs into action as part of the first World RX of Great Britain to be held at Silverstone, according to the series’ Managing Director… More SPEEDMACHINE FESTIVAL BILLED AS A GAME-CHANGER FOR MOTORSPORT

BRILLIANT START FOR ALL-NEW ENGEN POLO CUP FORMULA

Press release by: VWSA • New lap record • Brilliant reliability • Jeffrey Kruger takes early championship lead The all-new 2018 Engen Polo Cup season started on a high note at Kyalami on Saturday, with the turbocharged two-litre Polo race cars delivering exceptional reliability, close racing, a new lap record and great spectacle. Qualifying Saturday… More BRILLIANT START FOR ALL-NEW ENGEN POLO CUP FORMULA

Covert Distributions joins Simola Hillclimb partner portfolio

Press release by: Simola Hillclimb An Official liquor partner of the Simola Hillclimb Exclusive Whiskey, Vodka, Gin, Cachaça, and Rum Partner to the event   KNYSNA, South Africa, 23 March 2018 – The Simola Hillclimb has added Covert Distributions to its growing portfolio of partners to the event. In a three-year deal Covert has signed up… More Covert Distributions joins Simola Hillclimb partner portfolio

2018 WORLD RX PERMANENT COMPETITORS REVEALED

Press release by: FIA World Rallycross The list of permanent competitors for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has been revealed by the FIA with 15 drivers, including eight proven race winners, set to fight it out for World RX honours. The permanent competitors, who will be joined by up to… More 2018 WORLD RX PERMANENT COMPETITORS REVEALED

TIMERZYANOV JOINS GRӦNHOLM AS GRX TANECO EXPANDS WORLD RX TEAM

Press release by: FIA World RX GRX TANECO will expand to run a two-car FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy effort in 2018 with Timur Timerzyanov joining Niclas Grönholm in campaigning a pair of privateer Hyundai i20 Supercars. The Finnish-based team, headed up by two-time World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm, ran a Ford… More TIMERZYANOV JOINS GRӦNHOLM AS GRX TANECO EXPANDS WORLD RX TEAM

GCK COMPLETES WORLD RX DRIVER LINE-UP WITH GROSSET-JANIN

Press release by: FIA World RX GCK has completed its driver line-up for the 2018 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy with the signing of Jérôme Grosset-Janin alongside Guerlain Chicherit in the all-new Prodrive-engineered Renault Megane R.S. RX. The team also confirmed Timo Scheider will come on board as test and development driver.… More GCK COMPLETES WORLD RX DRIVER LINE-UP WITH GROSSET-JANIN

Nissan reveals concept livery for its Formula E debut season

Press release by: Nissan SA GENEVA (March 6, 2018) – Nissan has taken the next steps toward its debut in the all-electric ABB FIA Formula E Championship by revealing its concept livery at the Geneva Motor Show. At last year’s Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan – the world’s leading mass-market zero-emission vehicle manufacturer – announced it would debut in… More Nissan reveals concept livery for its Formula E debut season

Youngs Guns go the premium route for their 2018 Cross Country campaign

Press release by: Roadworx Communications X MARKS THE SPOT The ATS motorsport Young Guns have changed allegiance in the South African Cross Country Series and will henceforth race with a blue and white roundel on the bonnet, rather than a blue and white oval… In addition, the duo will make a leap from class S… More Youngs Guns go the premium route for their 2018 Cross Country campaign

Daniel Abt takes first Formula E victory for Audi

Press release by: Audi SA Daniel Abt from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler squad is the first German winner in Formula E history. In Mexico City, the 25-year-old produced a faultless race and in doing so simultaneously clinched the first victory for the Audi works team in the electric race series. Team mate Lucas di… More Daniel Abt takes first Formula E victory for Audi

TEAM PEUGEOT TOTAL GOES FULL FACTORY FOR 2018 FIA WORLD RX TITLE BID

Press release by: FIA World RX Peugeot is setting its sights firmly on a maiden FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy title win as it unveiled its latest 208 WRX challenger ahead of the 2018 season. The car is the first to be developed by Peugeot in-house following the decision to increase its… More TEAM PEUGEOT TOTAL GOES FULL FACTORY FOR 2018 FIA WORLD RX TITLE BID

Hyundai wants to stay on top on dusty Rally Mexico stages

Press release By: Hyundai Automotive SA Hyundai Motorsport aims to keep hold of its advantage in the manufacturers’ standing as the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) heads across the Atlantic for Rally Mexico this weekend in round three of the 13-event season. As the first full gravel event of the season, Rally Mexico will offer… More Hyundai wants to stay on top on dusty Rally Mexico stages