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SULLWALDS MAKE IT TWO IN A ROW FOR MOTORITE RACING IN DONALDSON CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Former champions win Vredefort Super Sprint Vredefort – Motorite Racing scored a second win in a row when former South African champions Quintin and Kallie Sullwald, in a Motorite Racing BAT Venom, won the Special Vehicle category at the Vredefor …

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DREAM START FOR MOTORITE RACING AT RFS ENDURANCE RACE

Early championship lead for Evan Hutchison/Danie Stassen Motorite Racing could hardly have scripted a better opening to their Special Vehicle campaign in this year’s Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing Championship. Reigning champions Evan …

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PERFECT START TO THE SEASON FOR MOTORITE RACING

Champions Hutchison and Stassen win RFS Vryburg Endurance The RFS Vryburg Endurance, opening round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, provided the stage for Motorite Racing to play out a dream start to the new season. This on the back of a se …

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QUALITY SPECIAL VEHICLE FIELD FOR RFS ENDURANCE IN VRYBURG

Former South African champions back in action A quality Special Vehicle category field – with just a touch of an international flavour – will line up at the RFS Endurance Race, the opening round of the Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing C …

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MAXIMUM ATTACK FOR MOTORITE RACING AT RFS VRYBURG ENDURANCE

Former Champions join Reigning Champions in Special Vehicle category A two- car Motorite Racing Team will be in maximum attack mode at the RFS Vryburg Endurance taking place in the North West Province on 1st and 2nd April 2016. This will be the opening …

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CONSISTENCY THE KEY TO MOTORITE RACING CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY

ONSISTENCY THE KEY TO MOTORITE RACING CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY Consistency and winning races are key ingredients to winning motor racing titles, and proved to be major factors in the Special Vehicle category success Motorite Racing enjoyed in this year …

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MOTORITE RACING END SEASON WITH SPECIAL VEHICLE VICTORY

Glenharvie, Saturday – Motorite Racing finished the Donaldson Cross Country Championship on a high note when they won the Special Vehicle category on the Atlas Copco Gold 450, the final event of the season, which ended here today. Hutchison and s …

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EVAN’S SEVEN – Evan Hutchinson clinches seventh SA Special Vehicle Cross Country title in Vryburg

Motorite Racing’s Evan Hutchinson clinched his seventh South African Special Vehicle championship with a race to spare over the weekend, as he steered the Motorite BAT Viper navigated by Danie Stassen to a safe second in the Vryburg Endurance Rac …

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ELECTRIC SHORT ENDS MOTORITE DUO’S NKOMAZI CHARGE

An electrical problem ended Motorite BAT Viper duo Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen’s Nkomazi 450 charge to take the pair’s Bat Viper out of a comfortable lead of the  weekend’s Nkomazi 450 Donaldson SA Cross Country race in Mpum …

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CHAMPIONSHIP LEADERS TAKE NEW COLOURS TO NKOMAZI

Donaldson SA Cross Country country championship leaders, Motorite BAT Viper duo Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen head to the fourth round of the title chase, the Nkomazi 450 in Mpumalanga on August 7 and 8 with new colours and a comfortable 27 point ad …

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DESERT PHOENIX RISES FOR MOTORITE RACING

Hutchinson & Stassen complete Toyota 1000 Desert Special Vehicle domination a year on     Evan Hutchinson and Danie Stassen and the Motorite Racing BAT Venom dominated the Special Vehicles category of the weekend’s Toyota 1000 Kalah …

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MOTORITE DUO IN DESERT FIGHTBACK

Hutchinson & Stassen keen to make up for 2014 Desert Race disappointment   The Toyota 1000 Kalahari Botswana Desert Race evokes mixed emotions for Motorite Racing duo Evan Hutchinson and Danie Stassen. They dominated the Special Vehicle race t …

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TOUGH SUGARBELT ENDS SWEET FOR HUTCHINSON,Hutchinson, Stassen & Motorite BAT dodge the dust to end second at Sugarbelt

“Mama warned me about days like this,” Motorite Racing’s Evan Hutchinson chirped after a particularly difficult Sugarbelt 450 Donaldson Cross Country qualifying Friday afternoon. “It was a day I’d rather forget!” …

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PERFECT START TO THE SEASON FOR MOTORITE RACING PAIR

Hutchison/Stassen win Special Vehicle category on RFS Endurance Multiple South African champions Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen made the perfect start to this year’s Donaldson Cross Country Championship when the Motorite BAT Viper crew won the …

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Ford Dealer 400 Free State Race cancelled

The Motorite Racing duo of 5 times special vehicle SA Champion, Evan Hutchison and his tenacious navigator and 2 times SA Champion Danie Stassen had their sights firmly set on playing their part in “clutching victory out of the jaws of defeat …

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Hutchison and Stassen fight back to win Vryburg 450

Defending champions in the Special Vehicle category Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen got themselves back on the championship trail with a timely victory in the Vryburg 450, round six of the eight-round Donaldson Cross Country Championship, in North Wes …

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Cross country racing is not for sissies

Ernest Hemingway, writer (A Farewell to Arms, The Old Man and the Sea) and adventurer, once said, “There are only three sports: motor racing, bullfighting and mountaineering …the rest are just games.” He knew what he was talking about. There are few sp …

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Motorite Embraces Change

It has been said that change is good. We at Motorite whole-heartedly agree and believe that change is not only good, it’s great. Change brings with it innovation, new ideas, opportunities, growth and improvement. As the market leader in motor vehicle w …

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MOTORITE CELEBRATES OUR 30TH ANNIVERSARY!

In March this year Motorite celebrated our 30th Anniversary. Founded in Cape Town on the 29th of March 1984 by outgoing Chairman Marsh Shirtliff, Motorite remains the largest and in our “unbiased” opinion the most efficient administrator of motor relat …

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The Motorite Community

Motorite places huge emphasis on uplifting the working and social environment of our community. We support our partners and customers in their various initiatives, such as golf days, charity events, publications and exhibitions. We also take an active …

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Motorite Goes Green

You’ve probably noticed that green is everywhere these days, in the news, politics, fashion and even technology. You can hardly avoid it. That’s all great as far as we’re concerned, but with a million messages and ideas coming at us from all sides, it …

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Racing Calendar

Racing Calendar Dates (are subject to change) 1st/2nd April : Vryburg 650 6th/7th May : Mooi River 450 24th/25/26 June : Desert Marathon 1000 30/31 July : Sun City/Vredefort 200 26/27 August : Malelane 450 30 September/ 1 October : Harrismith 650 28/29 …

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Strong start to cross country season by champions Hutchison and Stassen

But for a puncture just 40 kilometres from the finish of the 450-kilometre two-day race, they would have enjoyed a well-deserved victory by around 1 min 30 sec instead of finishing as frustrated runners-up 2 min 59 sec in arrears. “That’s cross country …

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Local Driving to the top

It was their second successive cross-country championship victory in the Motorite Racing BAT Viper, and Motorite’s eighth national championship since the company entered motorsport in 2005. Hutchison, who doubles up a team manager and is the person res …

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Champions Hutchison/Stassen start cross country title defence

It was their second successive Donaldson Cross Country Championship victory in the Motorite Racing BAT Viper and Motorite’s eighth national championship since the company entered motor sport in 2005. These include seven cross country titles (one in cla …

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