Porsche 917 in the International Sports Prototypes – 1 Feb 2014

Roman de Beer to drive a Porsche 917 in the International Sports Prototypes. One of South Africa’s most promising up and coming racing drivers, Roman de Beer who will be racing in the FIA World Championship Formula Three in 2014 will be in action with the new Genie Porsche 917 at Zwartkops on Saturday the 1st of February. This most exciting driver and car combination is a license to thrill and not to be missed! See you at Zwartkops! Tickets… Read More

Team Gunston Tribute at Zwartkops 1 Feb 2014

Team Gunston Tribute at Zwartkops International the 1st of February 2014. South Africa has an illustrious history of involvement with many iconic motor racing events -from the early Grands Prix of the 1930s in East London, the Cape and the Rand to the establishment of one of the ten greatest race events of the 20th century: the South African World Championship Grand Prix. The famous 9 Hour Race meetings and many South Africans’ contributions to contemporary Formula One racing stables… Read More

Historic Tour Events – 2014

Date Round Track 15 March 2014 Historic Tour – HT1 Midvaal 12 April 2014 Historic Tour – HT2 Zwartkops 07 June 2014 Historic Tour – HT3 Zwartkops 12 July 2014 Historic Tour – HT4 Kyalami 16 August 2014 Historic Tour – HT5 Phakisa 11 October 2014 Historic Tour – HT6 Zwartkops 08 November 2014 Historic Tour – HT7 Kyalami 13 December 2014 Historic Tour – HT8 – invitational East London

Pre-1974 International Sports Prototypes Points – 2011

  Jan Zwartkops 9 Apr Zwartkops 21 May Kyalami 30 Jul Zwartkops 10 Sep Zwartkops Total Race 1 Race 2 Race 1 Race 2 Race 1 Race 2 Race 1 Race 2 Race 1 Race 2 CAT 1A Jonathan du Toit 9 9 9 6 9 9 9 9 4 6 79 Clare Vale 0 0 0 0 6 4 6 6 3 4 29 Hennie Groenewald 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 9 18 Garth Waberski… Read More

History of the Pre-1974 International Sports Prototypes (ISP)

It was an unreal age as World Sports & GT Cars took the centre stage. In the USA we had the big V8-engined cars in the Can-Am Series with American and Formula One aces at the wheel. IMAGE IMAGE In Europe Porsche, determined to win Le Mans, introduced to the world the then outrageous Porsche 917: in England, Lola brought out the big Lola V8 which, with very limited resources, took on the world, and others, such as Chevron, concentrated… Read More