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[20 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Woman in Motorsport – MSA Streetcar Competitors

NEEDED: MSA Streetcar Competitors
Ok, so here’s the deal – As some of you might know, I’m a regular at Street2Strip events at Killarney for more than a year now (aka IB6UB9 – white turbo’d Mk2 Golf).
I became curious about what exactly MSA events was about and had a ton of questions, like:
- What this “Bracket Racing” was all about?
- And how does their point system (Championship) thing work?
- The costs involved, etc.
Nobody could really explain the details regarding Bracket Racing and from what I’ve heard you …

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[6 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
Killarney Events for April

Street2Strip is open to all make of vehicles,JDM brand vehicles will be entitled to prizes from ECONOMIC MOTORSPORT & RACETEC. The first 30 JDM cars will also be welcome to park in the NEW PITS pit lane strip facing the main straight.

This coming Friday 8th April, Killarney Race Track will host another Street2Strip Streetcar event from 6.30pm-10.30pm. The event includes ¼ Mile Drags(on the main straight), Drifting practice on the oval (TBA) and a night Gymkhana(TBA), all for …

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[30 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Nationals @Killarney – Sat 2 April

With the second round of the national 2011 WesBank Super Series set for take-off at Killarney on Saturday (April 2), changes to various categories promise to make the racing more exciting than ever. .
The biggest transformation is in the Bridgestone Production Car category that now includes two sets of back to back sprint events. In other words, four starts and an equal number of finishes.
The grid for the first race in the …morning is determined by the qualifying times. The cars then line …

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[25 Mar 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
RedBull F1 Car in Longstreet

Wow, thats all I can say.. Last night the Redbull F1 car was brought into Cape Towns Longstreet and the car was started up opposite the LongStreet Cafe and rev’d a good couple of times. If you haven’t heard a Formula One car start up before then you best get to Killarney on Sunday between 1p and 4pm to see it in action.
I was able to take a few pictures and a Video clip of the Redbull Formula One car but my phones flash is far from the best, so …

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[24 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Red Bull Racing F1 Showcar event has moved to Killarney Motor Racing Complex to better accommodate the crowd capacity and showcase the true potential of the Formula One car at the home of the Western Province Motor Club.
The response received for this event has been so overwhelming that the decision has been made to move the event to a more suitable location.
On 17th December 1960, the Cape Grand Prix was held at Killarney. This was the first time the track and the …

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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Carnival City WOMZA Drift Championships 2011

An electric start to the first round of the Carnival City WOMZA Drift Championships with nineteen entries entering the first Round of the prestigious Carnival City WOMZA Drift Championships for 2011.
No shortage of thrills and spills as Imtiaz Dali was the first victim claimed by the engine reaper as his Toyota Soarer’s engine suffered a severe engine malfunction, dropping a valve through cylinder resulting in total destruction of the motion maker. The sounds of snap crackle and pop made by the destruction and carnage of the valve rattling around …

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[22 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Top Gear Festival – Kyalami Grand Prix circuit

From there we rotated around the food court and the food court and the food court, and the Speed ‘n Sound drifts, where their Lumina’s, despite being oxygen starved the entire day and going through enough tires to build a French drain large enough to service Johannesburg, gave hundreds of spectators suicide seat rides without an ounce of failure (from the cars)! Respect!

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[10 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
ROTA wheels South Africa

ROTA Rims have officially landed in South Africa.
With supply non-existent, Dylan Cothill of Kaihatsu Factory has secured distribution for these awesome mags to the South African motor enthusiast.
ROTA Rims has to survive the series of tests. Impact tests, Cornering fatigue tests, Drum tests, Coordinating tests and an acid tests on the track.
In all these, ROTA delivers. These wheels are a product of 25 years of manufacturing experience, experience that is continually boosted and enhanced by our alliances with European and Japanese technological partners.
The ROTA wheels have been designed with lightweight …