Ferrari struggling to tie Alonso down

Alonso is locked in talks over his future with Ferrari, the Italian giants said Thursday as McLaren dangle a reported 50 million-euro deal to lure him away

F1: Organisers braced for typhoon at Japanese GP

Suzuka, Japon | AFP Race organisers are bracing themselves for a rain-disrupted Japanese Grand Prix this weekend as a powerful typhoon closes in. Heavy rain lashed the Suzuka circuit on Thursday with more wet and windy weather forecast for the weekend as Typhoon Phanfone is predicted to slam into Japan on Monday. Several drivers have … Read more

Mazda South Africa

Mazda South Africa officially relaunch, new dealer and service network

Mazda today announced the commencement of its operations as a new national sales and service company in South Africa. Basically that means they’re now independent from Ford, a relationship that ended in the latter half of last year. The new Midrand based head office comprises of an 8800sqm warehouse and 4000sqm office and training centre, … Read more

Honda Civic Type R

New Honda Civic Type R: The worst Honda ever made?

Honda recently revealed details on its new hot-hatch, the latest carnation of the cult hero that is the Civic Type R, ahead of its Paris Motorshow debut. Now BizNews Motoring assesses its likelihood of success. The Civic Type R gained cult status through intense mechanical finesse, which included a limited slip diff, a properly sorted … Read more

Rogue Rally crash

Rogue Rally crash leaves couple’s lives in tatters

The Rogue Rally, it’s ‘the ultimate challenge’ according to the event’s website. An epic battle, pitting the greatest machine’s ever designed against one another over six days and 2 800km where ‘captains of industry’ let loose and their imaginations run free. It is, in fact, one massive party and an excuse for supercar owners to … Read more

Petter Solberg World RallyCross Champion

Petter Solberg wins World RallyCross Championship

Paris, France | AFP. Norwegian driver Petter Solberg won a second world title on Sunday when he clinched the rallycross championship, 11 years after winning the world rally crown. The 39-year-old made sure of the title when he finished third at the Franciacorta race near Brescia in Italy. Solberg was world rally champion in 2003 … Read more

New Mercedes-AMG GT in Affalterbach

One thing Mercedes does better than almost anyone out there is presence. Virtually every machine in its extensive line-up oozes with the stuff and none more so that the AMG range of fire breathing monsters. With such a precedence set, its little wonder Mercedes AMG are pulling out all the stops with its latest creation, … Read more