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SA racing legend Gugu Zulu would have turned 41 today

One of South Africa's most successful motorsport driver's Gugu Zulu would have celebrated his 41st birthday today. We take a look at his career highlights.

8 fast cats score trophies at #JaguarSHC

The 10th Jaguar Simola Hillclimb was a successful affair for Team Jaguar, with a total of eight podium finishes for all eight entries across various categories.

Alonso 'keen' to take on Dakar Rally - Sainz snr

2019-07-05 10:11
Giniel de Villiers and Fernando Alonso

SA Dakar Champion Giniel de Villiers (left) poses with former F1 champion Fernando Alonso. Image: Motorpress

Rallying legend Carlos Sainz snr says Fernando Alonso is "very keen" to contest the famous Dakar Rally.

At present, two-time champion Alonso is playing down rumours linking him with a return to Formula 1 next year, but he is also not ruling it out.

At the same time, there are reports that Toyota is keen on running Alonso, 37, at Dakar next year.  He tested a Toyota Hilux in May.

"It would be very nice for us to form a team, and I know that Fernando is very keen to go to Dakar," Sainz, whose son with the same name races in F1 with McLaren, told Marca sports newspaper.

The 2020 Dakar Rally will take place in Saudi Arabia next January.

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