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3 days, 3 good deeds and 3 Ford Rangers

3 days, 3 good deeds and 3 Ford RangersBy Riana Howa 25m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareThree days, three cars and three good deeds. That is what Ford SA’s #RangerHer #driveswithamission invitation promised, but what transpired was so much more. This exclusively women-led media ride and drive event was aimed at celebrating South African women who show that toughness comes standard. It was also a unique opportunity to help support Ford’s charitable causes. So let me st..

Lewis Hamilton not thinking about pole century

Lewis Hamilton not thinking about pole centuryBy Reuters 3m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Abhishek Takle MANAMA - Seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set himself up to tick off yet another milestone in a record-breaking year, after taking pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix on Saturday. The 35-year-old Briton’s dazzling display under the floodlights earned him a record-extending 98th career pole. With two races left, a second race in Bahrain..

Lewis Hamilton takes 98th career pole in Bahrain

Lewis Hamilton takes 98th career pole in BahrainBy AFP 29m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareMANAMA – Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position at this weekend's Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday after posting a new track record lap. The newly-crowned world champion finished ahead of Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas and Red Bull's Max Verstappen with a blistering time of one minute, 27.264 seconds at the Bahrain International Circuit. The pole was Briton ..

Ferrari will support engine freeze, says team boss

Ferrari will support engine freeze, says team bossBy Reuters 33m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareMANAMA - Ferrari will support a freeze on Formula One engine regulations starting in 2022, team principal Mattia Binotto said on Thursday, which would enable Red Bull to use their Honda power units even after the Japanese manufacturer leaves the sport. Honda, which exclusively supplies Red Bull and sister team AlphaTauri, is set to bow out of Formula One at the end of the 2..

Lewis Hamilton leads criticism of 2021 prototype tyres

Lewis Hamilton leads criticism of 2021 prototype tyresBy Reuters 22m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Abhishek Takle MANAMA - Lewis Hamilton led criticism of the tyres Formula One supplier Pirelli plans to introduce in 2021 after drivers had a chance to try them out during Friday's practice sessions for the Bahrain Grand Prix. "I’m trying my hardest not to say anything," said the Briton, who equalled Michael Schumacher's record haul of seven world titles at..

TRACK DRIVE: BMW M2 CS touches down in SA, but it’s only for a select few

TRACK DRIVE: BMW M2 CS touches down in SA, but it’s only for a select fewBy Jason Woosey 35m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareKYALAMI - Want the gist of this story in one paragraph? The BMW M2 CS has just been launched in South Africa. It’s packed with many truly cool and unique features. It’s an absolute stunner to drive. And it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to buy one. Just 30 of these truly special M2 Coupes have been shipped to South Africa and 20 of them were auct..

F1 needs to fight harder for human rights, Hamilton says ahead of Bahrain GP

F1 needs to fight harder for human rights, Hamilton says ahead of Bahrain GPBy Reuters 29m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareBy Abhishek Takle MANAMA - Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton has urged Formula One to do more to push for human rights, saying the issue was a "massive problem" in some of the sport's host countries. The Mercedes driver was speaking ahead of Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix, a race that regularly draws criticism from rights campaigners..

Ford compensates SA owners for Kuga SUV fires

Ford compensates SA owners for Kuga SUV firesBy AFP 4m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareJohannesburg - US automaker Ford has paid out cash damages to dozens of South African car owners after of its Kuga SUVs caught fire due to a manufacturing fault, a consumer watchdog said on Thursday. The National Consumer Commission which mediated between the carmaker and consumers said out of 53 claims that were lodged, 47 accepted a payment of R50 000 each. Three others turned down..

Bold new Hyundai Creta has landed: SA prices and specs

Bold new Hyundai Creta has landed: SA prices and specsBy Jason Woosey 7m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareJOHANNESBURG - Hyundai’s second-generation Creta is being launched in South Africa this week, and there is absolutely no chance of mistaking it for its predecessor. The new compact SUV hits the scene with a radical new look that takes inspiration from the smaller Venue and larger Palisade, and key features here include a large ‘Cascading’ grille and two-tier headlig..

Be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000

Be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000By Brandstories 18m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareNow is the time to make owning your next BMW a reality. As part of our Cyber Monday celebration this year, The BMW 8th Wonder Offer is designed to bring the wonder of BMW to your world—together with a chance to win. From 23 to 30 November 2020, simply purchase any BMW bearing the number “8” and you could be one of eight lucky people to drive off with R80 000. From ..

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2 563 new Covid-19 cases, 38 more deaths confirmed in SA

2 563 new Covid-19 cases, 38 more deaths confirmed in SABy IOL Reporter 14m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCape Town - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday said that the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases now stood at 787 702 with 2 563 new cases identified since the last report. Mhize said that 38 more Covid-19 related deaths have been reported: 17 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in Gauteng, 7 in the Northern Cape and 13 in the Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to..

Rise in armoured vehicle searches

Rise in armoured vehicle searchesBy Edward West 2h ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareCAPE TOWN - MOTOR dealership showrooms may downsize in the future, but the need for customers to interact with a person in the final stages of buying a vehicle means the dealership will still have a crucial role to play. The National Automobile Dealers Association chairperson Mark Dommisse this week said customers were, however, likely to do substantial research before buying a vehicle...

Triumphant Lewis Hamilton praises safety rules for saving Romain Grosjean

Triumphant Lewis Hamilton praises safety rules for saving Romain GrosjeanBy AFP 2m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareSAKHIR – A victorious Lewis Hamilton kept his composure and then praised Formula One's safety systems on Sunday after Romain Grosjean escaped from a frightening fireball after a crash at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The newly-crowned seven-time champion cruised to his 11th win this year in his Mercedes with a masterful drive in challenging and chaotic circ..

Newcastle’s Covid-19 positives increase to five – reports

Newcastle's Covid-19 positives increase to five – reportsBy Reuters 3m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShareNEWCASTLE – Two more individuals have tested positive for Covid-19 at Newcastle United, taking the total number of cases within the Premier League club to five, British media reported on Sunday. Newcastle boss Steve Bruce had said on the eve of Friday’s 2-0 league win at Crystal Palace that three unnamed individuals at the club were self-isolating after testing p..