Legends Newsletter 4 of 2021

2021 April Newsletter Zwartkops National Extreme Festival Legends U2 and LITTLE Giants put on a great event. We had a great day with some 22 entries (the biggest field of the day) and we did not disappoint with competitive racing in all the classes. All this can be viewed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dujxDAZ3Lug&t=19705s Heat 1 at 02:30:00 Heat 2 at 05:25:00 The day was full of surprises… Marc Miller showed us just how competitive he is in the beautifully prepared 1965… Read More

Legends Newsletter 3 of 2021

2021 February Newsletter Marlboro Crane Hire Support Le Mans Sports & GT Marlboro Crane Hire was founded in 1992 as a lifting solutions enterprise, initially serving the mining, construction, and industrial sectors. Their excellent products and hands-on professional crane hiring services have earned a fast-growing and sustained expansion of the crane fleet, portfolio diversity and regional footprint. From small beginnings, Marlboro has grown to one of South Africa’s largest and leading lifting equipment hiring enterprises. The Legends of the 9… Read More

Legends Newsletter 2 of 2021

2021 February Newsletter Special Trax Day and HTP Day for the Legends!!  Date:          6th February 2021 Time:          08:00 – 17:00 Place:        Zwartkops Raceway, Shed 5, Trans Africa Racing Note: We will also have other dates set as everyone will not be available on the 6th of February. The track will be open from 08:00 to 17:00. A full day for all racing cars not only historics. Special day to clear the cobwebs. There will be plenty time… Read More

Postponement of Passion for Speed to June 2021

Legends Newsletter 1 of 2021

Postponement of our Passion for Speed International Our January event would have been the 20th annual David Piper/ Passion for Speed Festival. Unfortunately, the present state of the COVID-19 Pandemic has reached almost critical proportions. Zwartkops to date is virus free. However, the spread and intensity of infections is such that we are not confident of protecting competitors and teams from the protocols required. There are also a large number of competitors who are apprehensive in entering the event. To… Read More

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