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[18 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
CapeSpeed 1st African team to qualify for Formula Student finals

Cape Town, 18th July, 2012 – CPUT’s ‘Cape Speed’ team, the first African team to ever qualify for the finals at the UK International Formula Student (FS) motorsport competition, which took place at Silverstone, United Kingdom, from the 13 to 15 July 2012, has placed 65th out of 132 overall and came 27th out of 132 for the endurance stage of the event.
Professor Isobel Pollock, President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the organisation which runs the competition, says that this is the first time in history of the Formula …

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[17 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Street 2 Strip Promo Video – Killarney

Its about time we saw a Street 2 Strip promotional video clip. Its awesome to see that the event is so well attended. If you are looking to get involved in a safe drag racing environment make sure to attend the next Street 2 Strip event at Killarney racing complex.
Please note: Your Battery should not be strapped down like this one is shown in the video lol

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[13 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]

Uncle Ken is back on the block. This time he’s making a mess in down town San Francisco. It seems that most of San Fran was closed down for this short film of Ken, notice all the Go Pro’s everywhere and as usual there is some serious smoking skills. If you are as much of a Block fan as I am you will definitely enjoy this one.
Seems like the Ford Fiesta is doing Ken Block proud, this is the 2nd Video it has appeared in. The video clip is a …

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[12 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Saldanha Drags December Teaser

Its almost that time again folks! Hope you all going to make the trip up the Westcoast again for the Westcoast Racing 800M top end Drags. Here is a little video teaser for the build up of the event.
The Saldanha Top end drags will be taking place on the 1st of December, so don’t miss out! Competitors keep your eyes peel for registration dates.

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[11 Jul 2012 | One Comment | ]
Scalextric Race Powered by Tweets

South Africans Pledge Support for #capespeed with Scalextric Race Powered by Tweets
Cape Town, 10 July, 2012 – South Africans can show their support of Cape Speed, SA’s first Formula Student team, who will be racing at Silverstone, UK, by powering a real-time Scalextric race track, an exact replica of the UK’s Silverstone race track, via social networks with their tweets or Facebook likes.

On the 11th of July The Cape Peninsula University of Technology team, Cape Speed will be competing in Europe’s most established educational motorsport competition, where they will pit …

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[11 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Midweek Eye Candi – Always Brunettes

Every Wednesday we be bringing you the most eye catching girls in the automotive world. From car babes to car wash girls, you name it, we’ll have it! So this week we thought we might be nice and ask for a couple suggestions for the Midweek Eye Candi.. Well the response wasn’t the greatest but apparently Brunettes are the way to go, I cant argue much about that statement. Here is a double up of Brunettes.

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[9 Jul 2012 | 9 Comments | ]
The Namaqua Daisy-Readers Wheels

The car:
Make: Toyota
Model: Conquest
Year: 1998
Engine: 1300 12v– engine swap on the cards

Hailing from the streets of Bonteheuwel, Jade and his Namaqua Daisy need no introduction to the Cape Town car show scene. He’s also a member of the popular JapMotion Crew and when he’s not clowning around, he’s busy building display setups for the club at car show events. He took ownership of his beloved Daisy when it was a total wreck a few years back. At the time he was only 16 years old …

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[7 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Paal Blanket Run – OCCT

Winter is still in its prime folk & there is never too much charity work one can do! Sooooo lets get giving!
Date: 21 July 2012, Sat
Convoy & Times: Engen Winelands 1-stop – 14h00 to depart at 14h30
1st Destination: AHOS (www.childrenofpaarl.com), Rosary Str, Charlston Hill, Paarl
2nd Destination: Drakenstein Palliative Hospice (www.drakensteinpalliativehospice.org.za) – Drop off

Both the above charities are non-profit organisation & are in dire need of the following items:
-AHOS have 12 children under their wing, of which 3 are infants. They cater for physically & mentally abused women & …