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The CommerceQuest team is not always about hard work and dedication to customers. Sometimes, they go out and play.
This year, they spent the day getting some insight into the world of Off-Road racing.
Check out the video link for their experience!

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To the geologists
What might thus rock be?
Weight 1066 grams
Displacement approx 150ml
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Getting our eyes check in Estelle's new shop! Optirite Optometrists in the Mountain View Lake Shopping Centre.

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Starting order for the #Atlascopco450  Final Round of the +Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing Championship 

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So, the last event of the year for the @Donaldson Cross Country Motor Racing Championship ( is taking place this weekend in Glenharvie. It's the Atlas Copco Gold 450!
Here's the high res Spectator Map 

There will be no final event nerves for Motorite Racing crew Evan Hutchison and Danie Stassen after the pair wrapped up the Special Vehicle and Class A championships at the recent Vryburg Endurance, the penultimate round of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship, in North West province.
Second place behind Mark Corbett and Juan Mohr, in the Century Racing CR5, was enough to settle both the overall and Class A title races in favour of Hutchison and Stassen. A non finish for Lance Trethewey and Geoff Minnitt, in the LTE BAT Venom, ended their challenge.
For Trethewey and Minnitt a first non-finish of the season was a costly result. Not only did it end their title hopes, but it dropped them into third place in the overall championship where they now trail Corbett and Mohr by three points, with the gap five points in the Class A title race.
Corbett/Mohr and Trethewey/Minnitt will now go head to head on the final event of the season to see who finishes second to the Motorite crew in both championships. Brett Parker/VZ van Zyl (Sizanani Plastics Jimco), who ended a disappointing run of results with a podium finish in Vryburg, and the ever steady Coetzee/Sandra Labuscagne (ChemSystems Porter) will fight it out for fourth place.
Reliability has not been a strong point for Class A crews this season, and Vryburg non finishes for Jimmy Zahos/Zaheer Bodhanya (Cobalt Racing Stryker) and Sarel van Biljon and Philip Herselman (Atlas Copco BAT) dropped them down the championship pecking order. It was a fourth non finish for Zahos/Bodhanya, with a win on the Nkomazi 450 thrown in for good measure, with van Biljon and Herselman failing to see out the distance for the third time this season.
The Class P championship is still up for grabs, but the odds are heavily stacked in favour of 2013 champions John Thomson and Maurice Zermatten, in the Zarco Magnum. The Vryburg win went to Thomson and Zermatten but a third place for Colin Matthews and Rodney Burke, out in the Century Racing CR-T, kept them in the championship hunt by the skin of their teeth.
They go into the final event of the season trailing Thomson and Zermatten by 27 points, and need something dramatic to happen to sneak in via the back door. Reliability has also not been a strong suit for the Class P brigade, and in this respect Thomson and Zermatten hold a slight edge over Matthews/Burke.
The Atlas Copco Gold 450 on the West Rand on October 30 and 31 will bring down the curtain on this year’s Donaldson series. Race headquarters, the start/finish and the designated service park will once again be located at the Kloof Country Club in Glenharvie.
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The dominance Castrol Team Toyota pair Leeroy Poulter and Rob Howie have exercised over the Production Vehicle category in the Donaldson Cross Country Championship was richly rewarded when the pair won the recent Vryburg Endurance, the penultimate round of the series, to wrap up the overall and premier Class T titles.
The Vryburg result gave Poulter and Howie their fourth victory of the season, with the pair also sharing heat wins on the Toyota 1000 Desert Race with team-mates and outgoing champions Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy. Poulter and Howie went into the North West Race needing only a third place to settle title business, with Taylor and Murphy the only other crew with a mathematical chance of denying Poulter and Howie their moment of glory.
Behind the two Castrol Toyota Hilux crews the Vryburg event provided a bit of a shake-up in the overall and Class T championships. Mpumalanga brothers Johan and Werner Horn (Malalane Toyota Hilux) moved into third place in the two title chases ahead of 4x4 Mega World Toyota crew Jason Venter and Vince van Allemann.
The Horns were second and Venter/van Allemann third in Vryburg to score their second podium finishes of the season and move up the championship ladder. The consistent Johan van Staden and Mike Lawrenson (Regent Racing Nissan Navara), along with Poulter/Howie the only crew with a 100 percent finish record this season, also moved up a notch or two into fifth place.
The Horn brothers, Venter/van Allemann and van Staden/Lawrenson will go into the final event of the season fighting for third place in the overall championship, and in Class T for cars above four litres with independent rear suspension. Also at stake will be bragging rights as leading privateers.
In the Class T title race the Horns have a mathematical chance to draw level on points with Taylor/Murphy but would lose on a count out. For that to happen, however, the Horns would have to win the final event with Taylor/Murphy failing to score.
Youngsters Gareth Woolridge and Boyd Dreyer (Neil Woolridge Motorsport Ford Ranger) have excelled in their first season of national racing. They did enough at the Vryburg event to give them a mathematical chance of moving ahead of the Horns, but would also need an unlikely overall win at the final race.
A close race for honours in Class S – for cars up to four litres with solid axle rear suspension – will also be settled at the final event. Here only six points separate North West crew Heine Strumpher and Henri Hugo (4x4 Mega World Toyota Hilux), and Portuguese pair Rómulo Branco and João Serôdio in the Regent Racing Nissan Navara.
In the final analysis a 30 minute penalty on the Vryburg event for a designated service park indiscretion could come back to haunt the Portuguese pair. The penalty cost them a comfortable win ahead of North West crew Jannie Visser and Joks le Roux (Toyota Hilux) but, more important, five championship points went down the drain and could come into play at the last race.
Freddie and Sune Kriel (Uni Freight Ford Ranger) stay third although they raced in the Class T category in Vryburg, while reliability problems continued to plague Deon Venter and Jaco van Aardt, in the 4x4 Mega World Toyota Hilux. They stay fourth after their fourth non finish, and are eight points clear of former national champions Visser and le Roux who were in action for only the second time this season.
The final event in this year’s Donaldson series will be the Atlas Copco Gold 450 on the West Rand on October 30 and 31. Race headquarters, the start/finish and the designated service park will again be located at the Kloof Country Club in Glenharvie.
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