Motorsport puts firm foot forward


Local sport fanatics have been split in between the two most popular codes, football and athletics due to the popularity of one and the success of the other.

Motorsport, particularly the 1000km Toyota Desert Race, attracts many spectators and the performance of Vincent Crosbie and recently, Ross Branch at the world’s toughest race, the Dakar Rally, will surely push motorsport’s popularity, several notches up. 

Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) is on its fifth year of existence, but the success of the sport can be traced way back. It all started when the majority of the riders started competing in the South African championships.

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