Best-selling vehicles in SA

With the new year in full swing, we take a look at some of the top-selling vehicles in SA by segment for December 2017.

Would you want to pump your own fuel?

‘One of the strangest things about driving overseas, is having to pump your own fuel. Would you want to?’ asks Lance Branquinho.

'Mad Max' handed three-place grid drop at Suzuka

2015-09-26 19:56

BAD BOY MAX: Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen moves down three grid spots for leaving his car in a dangerous position during qualifying for the 2015 Japanese GP. Image: Mark Baker

Suzuka, Japan - Dutch teenager Max Verstappen collected a three place grid drop for the 2015 Japanese Grand Prix after leaving his Toro Rosso car in a dangerous position when it broke down in Saturday's qualifying.

Warning flags

Stewards said the 17-year-old had stopped on the racing line in an incident that brought out warning flags and affected rivals' hopes of doing a quick lap in the first phase of qualifying.

Noting that he had suffered a sudden loss of power at the exit to Turn 11, stewards said Verstappen initially moved to the left of the track towards a safe position but then switched back to the racing line and stopped.

"This caused double yellow flags to be shown and endangered oncoming drivers," they said.


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