Sasol Rally Podium Celebration for Volkswagen Sasolracing's Gugu Zulu and Pierre Arries

THE Volkswagen Sasolracing partnership of Gugu Zulu and Pierre Arries stepped things up a notch with a podium finish at the Sasol Rally in Nelspruit on Saturday. This is Zulu's first podium result in the S2000 category – and his best result to date with Arries at his side.

Safe second place for defending champion on Sasol Rally

Defending champions Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee drove their Castrol Team Toyota Yaris S2000 to a strong second-place finish in treacherous conditions on the 24th Sasol Rally. The event, which again took place in the area of Mpumalanga around Sabie, Graskop and Nelspruit, was marked by extremely wet and slippery conditions, with the rain bucketing down on day one. Former champions Mark Cronje/Robin Houghton (Ford) won the rally for their second victory of the season.

Cronje and Houghton Secure Second Win In A Row On Sasol Rally

 Ford Performance crew dominated the weekend, winning 13 of the 15 stages despite wet, muddy and treacherous conditions

 Perfect record after two rounds, further extending championship lead

 The Ford Performance rally team of Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton claimed their second win in a row on this weekend's punishing Sasol Rally which ended in Nelspruit today.

Cronje and Houghton tame unpredictable conditions to take an emphatic win in toughest Sasol Rally to date

The Ford Performance pair of Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton overcame misty and wet weather conditions and the unpredictable and very slippery gravel roads of the Lowveld forests in their Ford Fiesta S2000 to win the 24th edition of the Sasol Rally in emphatic fashion.

Three way battle rages ay midway point of Sasol Rally

Heavy mist and a light drizzle throughout the day turned the Lowveld forest roads into a muddy quagmire that made life extremely difficult for the country’s top rally crews competing in the 24th running of the Sasol Rally that started in Sabie, Mpumalanga, this morning (Friday, 17th).

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