Carroll Shelby is one of the greatest Legends of the 20th century. He stood tallest in the USA. In his youth he farmed with chickens but failed, so he turned to motoring.
Speed is the challenge, but the machine is his weapon. It all started in America with the oval Daytona-type tracks and events in 1750 however by the sixties big American family cars were racing on road racetracks.
It all started in America 1960’S with V8 sports cars. McLaren’s, Lolas, Porsche 917’s to name a few more. These were fearsome brutes with very little in terms of mechanical driving aids.
Greetings, May 2023 be a year of action for great cars, great drivers, and great events. It all starts at Zwartkops on the 27th and 28th of January. And in Cape Town on the 3rd and 4th of February.
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
Round two of the 2022 National Extreme Festival treated a large crowd to brilliant on-track action at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday. Top billing belonged to the Global Touring Car category, with 24 competitors taking to the tarmac. Race one went to Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics Toyota), leading home Saood Variawa (Gazoo Toyota), Jonathan Mogotsi (Volkswagen Golf GTI), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota) and Andrew Rackstraw (RDSA Audi). Race two, started from an inverted grid, saw Julian van… Read More