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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Worlds First Lego Car

A Lego car… My childhood dream has just become a reality!
2 guys in Australia built a car made of Lego, that drives, has an engine made from Lego which runs on air. (wheels and some load bearing elements are non-Lego)

It is the brainchild of Melbourne entrepreneur and marketing guy Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida, a 20-year-old self-taught technology genius from Romania who Steve met on the internet and this is what they have produced!
WATCH THIS VIDEO!

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[24 Jan 2013 | One Comment | ]
First impressions of the Suzuki Kizashi 2013

Suzuki’s Kizashi is their first foray into the highly competitive family saloon class. Not that you would know it to looking at, or driving the car itself. It is only with a glance at the options sheet that one of the main limitations is revealed. There is only one choice of engine.
That is not to say the chosen power plant, a 2.4 litre four-cylinder unit, is not a good one. It is just an example of how a smaller development budget makes the direct comparison with rival machines is more …

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[22 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Saldanha 800m Top end Drags

It’s almost time to hit the road to Saldanha on the West Coast. The much talked about 800m Top end Drags racing will be taking place at the Saldanha Airfield, 1st December 2012, brought to you by West Coast Racing. Gates open on Friday, 30 November at 6 pm, overnight most welcome. Entry fee is R50pp and R5 for your ride. Come join the build up. Racing to start at 10 am on Saturday morning, 1st December so come early to avoid dissapointment.

For more info, contact Lawton @ 0845636897 / …

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[17 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Saldanha Drags 2012

Its that time of year again boys and girls… This time around it seems that the “dop en chop” is going to be the theme of the weekend.. What’s better than watching some of South Africa’s fastest cars go up and down the 800m strip with your china’s and their china’s! Put this date down in your Diaries if its not already down. You don’t want to miss this guy! All the details you need are on the flyer so there is no excuse to not know what’s going down

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[19 Jul 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
“The Ring” goes under – NÜRBURGRING

For those of you that don’t know the Nürburgring, it is a Historical Race track in German, Most if not all tyre manufactures test their tyres on the track as it simulates day to day driving. Apparently “The Ring” is going under and is due to file for bankruptcy.What will happen to this awesome track…
VisorDown:
NÜRBURGRING GmbH, the state-owned company that owns the Nürburgring has gone bankrupt.
The company hoped for a €13-million rescue package from the European Commission but the European competition authorities refused to approve the plan and the firm …

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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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[24 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
JapMotion Club Shoot

My Saturday morning started off as normal until my phone ring. On the other side of the line was Shahiem Bell. The man was standing in front in my driveway, all geared up and ready to go. A couple of weeks ago I received an invite from JapMotion Toyota Car club to join them for a private gathering for club members only at Auto Developments. They asked SSJ Concepts to do a private shoot and at the same time invited AM to join in with the fun. I’ve tagged Shahiem …

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[23 May 2012 | One Comment | ]
Lekka life for Taxi Drivers

This was brought to my attention this morning by one of the guys at Speed and Sound magazine. It seems that the Taxi drivers in Durbs are about to get a very sweet deal.
via News 24
Durban metro police have been instructed not to fine or stop taxi drivers after last week’s violent strike, The Mercury reported on Tuesday.
The paper spoke to five officers on condition of anonymity, who said the instruction came from police deputy head Steve Middleton and metro police head Eugene Nzama on Monday morning via their two-way …