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Production Vehicle championship heads for exciting climax

25/10  The overall championship as well as the premier Class T, the Class S and the Class G title races will now go all the way to the wire. The cancellation of the Free State event has also eased the pressure on title chasing crews in the overall championship and the Class T and Class S title fights.
Unfinised business in Special Vehicle Champinship
358993 25/10  The cancellation of the Thaba ‘Nchu 450, the penultimate round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, has left some unfinished business in the Special Vehicle category at the Atlas Copco 450 on the West Rand on November 28 and 29.
Atlas Copco Ford Racing focuses on final round of Cross Country Championship
358826 22/10  Atlas Copco Ford Racing focuses on final round of Cross Country Championship
THABA ‘NCHU 450 CROSS COUNTRY RACE CANCELLED
16/10  The Thaba ‘Nchu 450, the seventh and penultimate round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, has been cancelled
Succesful Dakar test on Rally of Morocco for Toyota Imperial Hilux
358823 10/10  The Toyota Imperial Hilux crew of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz has completed six successful days of testing for the 2015 Dakar, when the Rally of Morocco drew to a close in Marrakech on Thursday 9 October. The crew entered as much to win the race as to run a specific test programme in preparation for Dakar, but having incurred a substantial penalty on Stage 4, they had no choice but to focus on the test, rather than the overall result
Stunning stage win for De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz
358822 09/10  After a tough and frustrating day in the Southern Moroccon Desert on Tuesday, the Toyota Imperial Hilux pairing of Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz, bounced back on Wednesday to record an impressive stage victory
Difficulties in Morocco for Toyota Imperial Hilux
358821 08/10  South Africa's Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz were forced to incur a substantial time penalty for missing a checkpoint on Stage 4 of the Rally of Morocco
De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz battle through longest stage on the Rally of Morocco
358820 07/10  At 314 km, Monday's stage of the Rally of Morocco was not only the longest of the event, but also technically the most challenging. The route consisted of long, undulating sandy sections, which saw Giniel de Villiers and German co-driver Dirk von Zitzewitz (Toyota Imperial Hilux) post the fourth-fastest time. Argentina's Orlando Terranova (MINI X-Raid) won the stage, with Qatari driver Nasser Al-Attyah posting the second fastest time, just 1:57 behind Terranova
Excellent opening stage for Toyota's de Villiers/Von Zitzewitz on Rally of Morocco
358819 05/10  Today's opening stage of the Rally of Morocco saw South African Dakar legend Giniel de Villiers, with navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz beside him, finish just twenty seconds behind the early leader, defending champion Orlando Terranova of Argentina (MINI All4Racing). The pair powered their locally built Dakar-spec Toyota Hilux through the stage of 276 km in 2:23:07, at an average speed of 115 km/h
Motoring celebrity to go Cross Country Racing
358818 03/10  A co-presenter of the iconic Afrikaans motoring programme La’t Wiel on Kyknet on the DStv bouquet will get more than his weekly dose of adrenalin on the Thaba ‘Nchu 450, round seven of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, on October 24 and 25.
De Villiers / Von Zitzewitz in action for Toyota on Rally of Morocco
358817 02/10  South Africa's Dakar star, motorsport legend Giniel de Villiers, will be taking on the tough Rally of Morocco, which starts on October 4th, 2014.
Twists and turns still to come in Production Vehicle Championship
358808 22/09  Despite earning some breathing space on the recent Vryburg 450, round six of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, reigning Production Vehicle champions Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy are still in a precarious position in the overall title race
Sullwalds sitting pretty in Special Vehicle Championship
358802 22/09  With two events remaining and enjoying a healthy points lead, the son and father team of Quintin and Kallie Sullwald are sitting pretty at the top of the Special Vehicle overall standings in the Donaldson Cross Country Championship
Toyota consolidate championship lead on Vryburg 450
358796 16/09  The Vryburg 450 - spiritual home of cross-country racing in South Africa, which took place on 12 and 13 September this year, gave Castrol Team Toyota a golden opportunity to consolidate their lead in the championship. And that's exactly what defending champion Anthony Taylor and navigator Dennis Murphy did on the dusty dirt roads around the Northwest towns of Vryburg, Louwna and Excelsior

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