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[22 Sep 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
SA Hot Rod FEST – Killarney

SA Hot Rods held a car show at Killarney and Justin Schenck from Cape Motorsport manage to capture the days action for those of you that could not make it. Some of the cars on show behind the new pit area were complete Hot Rod Porn. There was a Monster Energy Drink stand that catered for the Rugby enthusiasts and were serving cold beers all day long for the thirsty crowds!

The guys with Drift machines were allowed to get their cars sideways for the spectators during the days festivities. A …

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[9 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Street2Strip and Streetcar Track Day

 

This coming weekend ( 13th & 14th August 2011) Killarney will once again be action packed with various events on two wheels and four. Saturday sees the circuit taken over by the Short Circuit Racing section where motorcycles of all ages and sizes strut their stuff on the half main and dirt section side of the facility, this event is also supported by Formula M on four wheels and the always spectacular Supermoto races on dirt and tar. The main straight will see Street2Strip action from mid day till just …

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[3 Aug 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Improving your vehicles downforce

Being a bit of the track day enthusiast I am always looking for new ways to improve on my cars handling and performance. I’ve been doing quite a bit of research on down force and aerodynamics.

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[2 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Whats your flavour…

So what is your style of modified car? Are you the drag racing expert or do you prefer to bang your brains out with some of South Africa’s SPL guru’s. Maybe you enjoy a couple of laps around your local racing track or even flicking your car through the corners sideways what ever it maybe, i think we all have some thing in common.. We all like to do it in STYLE!!!!!
Tell us what make gets you all rev’d, it would be great to see what the popular forms of …

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[28 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
KILLARNEY DRAGS : SUNDAY 31st JULY

Be at the Killarney Race Track this coming Sunday the 31st of July 2011 to support the quarter mile professionals and see who will be the quickest over the 400 meter strip.

Various foods and refreshments are available at the facility or spectators are welcome to bring their own, skottel braais are welcome or use one of the various braai stands available on site.

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[14 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Random Image – Highly Modified Engine

WOW check this out, this motor looks like something out of a scary movie. If I’m not correct this is a V8 of the Chevrolet type, you can also see the huge chromed up turbos on each side of the heads. I would really have liked to give you guys the power figures but I wasn’t able to find such info on this little monster.

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[6 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sat Drags practice and Street2Strip

Killarney: Club Drags Practice & Street2Strip 9.30am till 8pm with Short Circuit Racing on the oval from 8am till 5pm – Saturday 9th July 2011

Admission: R30pp 12 years and older

This coming Saturday Killarney will be hosting an official practice session for the drag racing competitors from 9.30am till 1pm (entries 9am till 11.30am) allowing these faster competitors an opportunity to test their vehicles,

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[25 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
A gift from Alpinestars

Over the weekend it was the National Drags event. Being an avid supporter I decided to attend the event at Killarney, I was lucky enough to received an Alpinestars cap from the WPMC. Being the Peak Cap collector that I am, I have now added my new Alpinestars cap to my collection.. Thanks again guys.
I wonder what ill be receiving next?