SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars

2020 Historic car racing ends on high note at Zwartkops

This year’s South African Historic Car racing season ended on a high note at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday. Heading up proceedings were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars, with a variety of vehicles on the startline. The opening heat produced a huge four-car, 32-cylinder dice at the front end. Victory eventually went to Mark du Toit (TAR Ford Mercury Comet), ahead of Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chev Nova), Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang) and Lee Thompson… Read More

SKF Pre-1966 V8 Legend Cars

Historic car racing bonanza at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host this year’s final Historic and Inland Championship race on Saturday, with more than 150 entries taking to the venue’s tarmac. Heading up the programme will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 V8 Legend Cars, with top contenders to include Jonathan du Toit (1965 Chev Nova), Ben Morgenrood (1965 Ford Mustang), Lee Thompson (1963 Ford Galaxie) and Mark du Toit (1965 Ford Fairlane). The Two-litre class will cater for people like Marc Miller (1966… Read More

South Africans impress at Brands Hatch historic international

South Africans impress at Brands Hatch historic international

Four South Africans impressed favourably at the British Brands Hatch circuit on Sunday, when the venue hosted an international race meeting for historic cars. The South Africans, Jonathan du Toit (1965 Chevrolet Nova), Mark du Toit (1964 Chevrolet Belaire), Peter Lindenberg (1965 Ford Shelby Mustang) and Paige Lindenberg (1968 Ford Fairlane) competed in the All-American V8 Racers category. They were at a disadvantage, since the overseas drivers in Corvettes, TVRs and Mustangs race on slick tyres, versus the South African… Read More

Legends Newsletter 08 - 2018

Legends Newsletter 08 – 2018

Midvaal – 7th July 2018 “A Full Cycle” A track with a difference – the other way around. A first-time experience for the Legends Series. Your chairman was associated with Midvaal when a provisional concept of its establishment was formed in 1986. The layout was more or less what transpired in 1989 except that the pits were in the centre of the circuit (midway down the main straight) and the direction was anti-clockwise as in more recent times. The field… Read More