Eight Ford GT 40’s for the S.A. TT In the days of the Kyalami nine hours we raved when we had 3 Ford GT 40’s in the race. Well for the 1st February there could be as many as eight of these mighty racers on the grid. Dino Scribante, Ross Lazarus, two from Sweden, one from Holland, Oliver Dalais and a special GT 40 from Cape Town. The Ford GT40 was the car that topped Ferrari at Le Mans. The… Read More
Denzil Bhana super Mini Cooper Way back in the 1965 George Armstrong who could drive and tune a Mini Cooper like no other got the bright idea of racing a big wheel (12 inch) Mini. He almost succeeded at Roy Hesheth and led the Galaxie until this newly engineered wheel broke and fell off. Well some 50 years later Denzil Bhana has been given special dispensation to put on bigger wheels on his Mini. Now the proof is in the… Read More
New rules will bring the top class Legends of the 9 Hour back into line In 2014 the ZA class of the Legends (Pre-1966) will compete under a different set of rules which should narrow the performance differentials. The cut off (fastest time for the front runners will be set at 1 minute and 14 seconds).
The return of the BIG Red Galaxie – “Ou Rooie” The car that won just about every Nascar event in the USA (including the Daytona 500) in 1963 and then topped the British Jaguar and Lotus Cortina in the UK Saloon Car Championship in 1964 and in the hands of Bobby Olthoff it won the SA Production Car Championship in 1965, returns to Zwartkops on Saturday the 1st of February, in the hands of Sarel van der Merwe.
Review 2013 The Golden Age of Motor Racing 1955 to 1974 – “Our Past.”
Zwartkops 13th Passion for Speed 2014 DATE: 31 Jan / 1 Feb / 2 Feb 2014 Ticket Pricing: Zwartkops International "13th Passion for Speed" Weekend ticket to Zwartkops Friday to Sunday Adults R160, Students R100 Friday ticket only Friday (Practice/Qualifying) Adults R80, Students R60 Sunday ticket only Sunday (Bikes) Adults R60, Stundents R40 Computicket Weekend ticket only Adults R140, Students R80