Imperial Toyota confirms sponsorship of the Tshwane Motor Rally
The Imperial Toyota group has confirmed its continued support of the sixth round of the South African National Rally Championship – now to be called the Imperial Toyota Tshwane Motor Rally.
Points gap in SA National Rally Championship narrowed down after consecutive victories for Toyota’s Poulter and Coetzee.
Following their victory in the recent Volkswagen Rally, fifth round of the 2015 SA National Rally Championship, defending champions Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee (Castrol Team Toyota Yaris) has whittled down the gap to log leaders Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton (Ford Performance Fiesta) to nine points.
Podium place just eludes Van Niekerk/Snyman on treacherous VW Rally
The New Africa Developments rally team continued their recent good form, finishing fourth on the rain-curtailed VW Rally, which ended in Port Elizabeth on Saturday July 18.
Bad weather is the big winner at the Volkswagen Rally
TEN of the planned 12 Volkswagen Rally stages took place in Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas on Friday and Saturday. In a highly demanding national rally environment, the inclement weather of the weekend added an extra factor for rally competitors.
Double Podium for Castrol Team Toyota in Port Elizabeth
First overall for Leeroy Poulter and Elvéne Coetzee (Toyota Yaris S2000)
Third overall for Giniel de Villiers and Carolyn Swan (Toyota Yaris S2000)
Second in Class S1600 for Matthew Vacy-Lyle and Schalk van Heerden (Toyota Etios S1600)
It was a hard-fought battle, but Castrol Team Toyota's Leeroy Poulter and navigator Elvéne Coetzee won the 2015 Volkswagen Rally in Port Elizabeth, round five of the South African National Rally Championship, making it two wins in a row for the resurgent defending champions. Poulter/Coetzee's Toyota Yaris S2000 never missed a beat, and the same can be said of the sister car crewed by Giniel de Villiers and Carolyn Swan, who finished third overall.