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They were towed in and nursed the bakkie for the rest of the event, setting the sixth quickest time on the event’s final special stage.
South Africa’s Hennie de Klerk and Johann Smalberger managed to finish this year’s Moroccan Sahara Rally last Saturday after a roller-coaster ride through the 3 000 km, eight-day race across the Sahara Desert. They brought their Treasury One Amarok home in 23rd place overall. The pairing held the event’s fifth place overall at one stage, but a broken differential and shock absorber saw them incur almost 24 hours in time penalties.
It appears that once again we have to improve F1 by ensuring more A-list celebrities, stunts and challenges along with live music performances.
Last year, Pepper finished second in the overall Polo Cup championship and won the Masters’ category for drivers 27 years or older.
There’s also an interesting lineup of entries for A8 (hybrid and electric cars), as well as A9 which caters for high-performance sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Make sure you do not miss out on the 10th edition.
For the first time in a decade, motorcycle racing will return to Midvaal, with the programme to include two races for Bridgestone Challenge Superbikes.
If you take a look at the number of parts that make up a modern F1 car, which is many thousands, you must wonder how many of those items are currently manufactured by external suppliers.
Fernando drove the bakkie on two layouts around the desert, one of 8km and the other of 17km.
Hotrods will torch the tarmac in Pretoria at the Mahem raceway on Saturday.
The current holder of the Outright World Land Speed Record is Thrust SSC, a twin jet-powered car which achieved 1 227.985km/h over one mile in 1997.
Round two of the 2019 Extreme Festival takes place at the popular venue on Saturday.
‘I’ve watched the series on television since I was a little boy, now here I am’
This weeks shakedown will be followed by the ceremonial start in the small coastal town of Porto-Vecchio with an overnight halt before the start of the first special stage on Friday morning.
There have been many changes among the team line-ups for the new Formula One season which begins in Melbourne at the weekend.
Chasing hard will be the Hyundais of Thierry Neuville (40 points).