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[6 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
AM interviews the “Queen of Speed” Annie Silva

Last week we managed to catch up with non other than Speed and Sound’s Annie Silva and bombarded her with the usual petrol head questions for your reading pleasure. Hope you all enjoy it as much as we enjoyed getting to know this fun loving petrol head.
AM: Firstly, thank you for giving us your time today. Before we get stuck into the typical petrol head questions, tell us a bit about yourself for those of us that don’t know you.
Annie Silva is a passionate petrol head much like the peeps …

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[19 Jul 2012 | 31 Comments | ]
Rally and Stunt School – Local lessons – Cape Town

So you want be a stunt and rally pilot?
Stunt and Rally school will be launching on the 1st of September and were looking for 4 lucky drivers to be our test pilots! You will receive all the benefits of our corporate package however we will be tweaking the format of the course on the day. With this in mind were offering YOU the chance to be one of our Pilots at the low price of R800!!!!

Strap into our BMW 325i Rally car, get the revs up drop the clutch and …

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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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[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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[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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[9 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Shakedown 2012 – Monstermob Raceway

ON THE 28 JULY, MONSTERMOB RACEWAY (KIMBERLEY) WILL PLAY HOST TO ROUND 3 OF THE EVER POPULAR SHAKEDOWN SERIES!DRIVERS FROM ALL OVER SOUTH AFRICA WILL BE MAKING THE TRIP UP TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR THE PODIUM.WE WILL SEE THE LIKES OF:
KZN DRIFT TEAM
JACQUES LEMMER (C.T)
SEAN FEBRUARY (C.T)
QUINSLEY SALE (E.L)
WADE VAN ZUMMEREN (E.L)
RIAAN STOKES (JHB)
ALFRED WHITE (WEL)
TO NAME A FEW… THE GRAVEN BROTHERS WILL BE IN ATTENDANCE AND NO DOUBT AIMING FOR A MONSTERMOB PODIUM FINISH.CLUB ZAR WILL BE PROVIDING THE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE DAY!
KENNY KUNENE & GAYTON MCKENZIE WILL …