In loving memory of Leon Botha 26 June 1949 – 8 July 2021

Leon Botha was a wonderful man, with a heart of gold. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, friend and entrepreneur.
He was a legend behind the wheel of a rally car and mastered the “art of driving”.
He had many brilliant ideas and was well-known for his writing skills and poetry over the last few years.

Leon Botha will always be the original Rallystar #49 and legend.

Rallystar Motorsport News

Leon Botha created and established the Rallystar Motorsport News website beginning of 2002. The Rallystar website brought the latest in motorsport news to it’s readers for 20 years. Leon was a very talented writer and had a great way of telling stories and capturing the essence of motorsport and events. His honesty caused a few upsets over the years, but his humorous story telling made readers laugh until they cried.

Rallystar Experiences

Leon Botha started hosting Rally Driving Experiences since 2008 until 2021. The original Rallystar track was based in Bapsfontein. In 2018 Rallystar moved to the Carousel. Rallystar had a few thousand clients over the years who got to experience the magic inside a rally car. Many were lucky enough to experience this with Leon Botha behind the wheel.

Please note that Rallystar is no longer operational due to the passing of owner, Leon Botha. The Rallystar News website is still available to view old articles or archives, but no longer actively publishing.