Bridgestone South Africa

Firestone Rally Series nears climax

Oct 21, 2010

The ninth and penultimate round of the South African Regularity Rally Association's Firestone Legendary Drives series takes place on Sunday (October 24).

The RallyeSport Rally starts and finishes at Tracks Family Restaurant in North Riding and will cover a route of some 175 km with competitors heading out to Carletonville and Randfontein on the West Rand from 09h00 and returning to North Riding from around 12h00.

Chris Andrew comfortably leads the drivers" championship with 29 points after scoring three wins and a remarkable seven top-three finishes in the eight rounds held so far.

Syd Brett, with a win and six top-five finishes to his credit, is second with 73 points. Schalk van Niekerk, who has two wins to date, is third with 90 points. Making up the top five are Bill Dreyer (141) and Brian Askew (141).

Heading the navigators" standings after the first eight rounds is Mike Altona with 73 points from three wins and seven top-three finishes. Second is Adri van den Berg with 73 points and Craig Naude is third with 83 points. Susan van Niekerk is the leading female and is fourth with 90 points. Completing the top five is Stewart MacGregor with 117 points.

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