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Fountains Mall Rally includes school participation

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The Fountains Mall 50K Challenge rally will start in the mall parking area on Saturday morning the 12 October 2013 and this includes an interschool Supaquick Trolley race around part of the same special stage as the rally cars. This is an Algoa Rally Club initiative to introduce youngsters to Rally Motor Sport and give something back to the community which supports this annual event in Jeffery’s Bay.

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Documentation and scrutineering will take place from 8h00 and the first car will enter the special stage around 10h00 in the parking area. Spectators can view the cars in action around this tar stage which will be challenging for drivers and navigators and stage times will be broadcasted after each car finishes the stage.

 

The rally cars will enter the service park for tyre changes and then move on to the next gravel stage at Smithtown (Kabeljouws) to Zuurbron on the Humansdorp/Hanky Rd.  The next stage will start at Hankey and is called the DKP Motor Spares stage (22 Kilometers). The cars will return to Fountains Mall for a 45 minute lunch time service and do another stage before and after lunch around the parking area then move on to repeat the morning stages with an additional gravel stage at Spekboom Lapa in Melon. This stage is worth watching from the Lapa which has a view of the cars at speed with mountainous terrain and water splashes.

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As mentioned, the rally will also host the inter schools Supaquick Trolley race that will take place around part of the same stage as the rally cars. School Children will push decorated Pick n Pay sponsored trolleys and Heine Sport has sponsored R 5000.00 as a donation to the school with the most entries. There are also prizes on offer for different categories and grades, for more information on the trolley race contact Wendy at Supaquick in Humansdorp on 0422952148. The fastest trolley competitor monitored by the timing system will also be given an opportunity to do a few laps in the navigator’s seat of one of the winning cars around the Fountains Mall Stage.

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This is the penultimate round of the 50K Challenge which has a R50 000 prize on offer for the winning team and this does not necessary apply to the fastest or most expensive rally car, the current leaders are Jacques Louw and Gabriel Groener driver and navigator, in a 1400cc VW Citi Golf by scoring the most points in their S1 Class, followed closely Rikus Schmidt and Stephno Pieterse driving a S3 VW Golf 2l.

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What will get the spectators attention is the rear wheel drive full rally Ford Escort BDA of Bryan/ Keith Heine and the Ford Escort Kent engine of Iddo Stein/Mark Irvine, Nissan of Neels Vosloo/Kevin Futcher, Jan Vosloo and Datsun SSS Darren Murphy/Matteo Casale.

 

This year’s rally will see a contingent of modern and older VW Polo’s 2lt and the Junior Development Team of VW Cti Golfs. Many of the competitors are female and will challenge the guys for the sought after Gabriel Jewellers Watches prize of the day. The rally will end at the mall with the interschool prize giving, followed by the rally prize giving at the Ocean Basket.


Spectator guides will be handed out at the commentary area of the Fountains Mall stage for those who wish to follow the rally to the gravel stages.

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