Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Saloon Cars

Historic car racing will return to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday, with more than 150 competitors tackling the event there in eight separate Historic Tour disciplines.

Heading up the events will be two combined races for Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Saloon Cars, incorporating the Under Two-Litre and Little Giants categories.

Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Saloon Cars
Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Saloon Cars

Alan Poulter (Volvo 122), Marc Miller (Alfa Giulia), Alan Poulter (Volvo 122), Roger Houston (Alfa Giulia) and Francesco Lombardi (Alfa Giulia) will dice in the Under Two-Litre category.

John Ten Doeschate (Protea Ford), Ishmael Baloyi (Dart Alfa), Gary Stacey (Ford Cortina), Kyle Brink (Mini Cooper S), Eddie Botes (Mini Cooper S), Brian Rowlings (Ford Anglia) and Ben van der Westhuizen (Lotus Cortina) could all win in the Little Giants class.

LITTLE Giants
LITTLE Giants

Larry Wilford (Lola T70) must be a victory favourite in the races for Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1990 Sports Cars, facing off against James Temple (Shelby Daytona Coupe), Rob Beaumont (Porsche 917), Peter Jenkins (Chevron B19), Peter Bailey (Ford GT40), George Avvakoumides (Porsche 911), Rudolf de Vos (Chev Can-Am) and Andre van der Merwe (Porsche RSR).

Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1990 Sports Cars
Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1990 Sports Cars

Willie Hepburn (Opel Rekord V8) should win the Roofsure Midvaal Historics races, chased by people like Rudolf de Vos (Chev Can-Am), Travis Jensen (Datsun GX), Martin Venter (VW Jetta), Peder Jensen (Datsun GX), Jimbo Bennet (Ford Capri), Alan Hooper (Alfa-Romeo) and Johan Kruger (Datsun GX).

Roofsure Midvaal Historics
Roofsure Midvaal Historics

The Ben Morgenrood Group HRSA Sprints ought to see front runners like Rudolf de Vos (Chev Can-Am), Peter Bailey (Porsche 911), Andre’ van der Merwe (Porsche 911), Jannie van Rooyen (VW Scirocco), Stuart Konig (VW Scirocco), Rene Janse van Rensburg (Ford Escort) and George Avvakoumides (Porsche 911) fighting for podium places.

Ben Morgenrood Group HRSA
Ben Morgenrood Group HRSA

Historic Single Seater front runners should include Ben van der Westhuizen (Royale FF), Andrew Horne (Royale FF), Colin Clay (Lotus 23G), Des Hillary (Dulon FF), Paul Richardson (Dulon FF) and Shaun Cabrita (Titan FF).

Historic Single Seaters
Historic Single Seaters

Single-seater fans can also look forward to Monoposto races, with front runners to include Leon Scholtz (Ray FVW), Corrie le Roux (Formula M), Louis van der Merwe (Swift FVW), Steve Venter (Van Diemen FF), Herman Krige (Formula M), Kylton Morrow (Formula M), Ken Price (Formula M) and JM Gerber (Formula M).

Formula Monoposto
Formula Monoposto

Marius Jacobs (AAA Tigra Nissan) will be the man to beat in the SilverCup 2.0 category, chased by people like Evert Seyffert (Chev Can-Am), Dewald Brummer (VW Polo), Lenard Archer (ACD Honda Type R), Guilio Alraga (Tigra Mazda) and Evert Seyfert Jnr (VW Spaceframe).

Silvercup 2.0
Silvercup 2.0

Rounding out the programme will be two races for the Ben Morgenrood Historic Pursuit Series.

Front runners should include Stan Stacey (Alfa GTV6), Rob Clarke (Honda Ballade), Wynand du Plessis (Toyota MR2), Kola de Klerk (Nissan 300ZX), Werner Hartzenberg (Porsche 916), Mike O’Sullivan (Honda Ballade) and Machiel Oberholzer (Mercedes 190e).

Ben Morgenrood Historic Pursuit Series
Ben Morgenrood Historic Pursuit Series

Racing will commence at 9am, with admission R100 per adult, R80 per student and kids under 12 to go in for free.

Food and drink will be on sale or you can take your own, and you can visit the pits on foot at any time.

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