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International entries of historic significance at Zwartkops 1 Feb 2014

International entries of historic significance come to South Africa. Special cars from Europe which had a profound impact in South Africa in the 1960’s will be a welcome sight on our grids in February. Amongst some of the imports will be: The ex-works Trevor Taylor, Syd van der Vyver and Nevelle Lederle 1961, Lotus Climax MK21 Formula One. It was this very car that came second to Jim Clark in the 1961 Rand Grand Prize at Kyalami and East London… Read More

Exclusive Ferrari Challenge at Zwartkops 1 Feb 2014

Exclusive Ferrari Challenge Feature of sight and sound – Pablo Clark Ferrari Challenge Ferraris are the colour RED but not all will be red. This exciting new event on the program will feature a race with Ferraris only headed by the 430 Challenge cars of Jonathan du Toit, Franco Scribante and Jonathan Schenkman will head the field. From the UK comes Richard Smeaton in a very special blue and yellow racing 360. They will be strongly challenged by the black… Read More

50 years of Ford Mustangs at Zwartkops 1 Feb 2014

A Celebration of 50 years of racing Ford Mustangs… The Ford Mustang associations and clubs will no doubt be celebrating in 2014 as the year that the iconic Ford Mustang was born. Zwartkops will pay tribute to some seven very special racing Mustangs on the 1st February – “The Passion for Speed Festival”. The Ford Mustang was the brainchild of the “Young Turks” a group of Ford Motor Company US design team rebels under the leadership of one Lee Iacocca.… Read More

Upcoming Events – January 2014

12 Jan 2014 – Brunch Cruise Brunch Cruise days for bikes only, supported by HONDA. These days are available for the public to test their bikes performance and handling on Zwartkops Race Track. Attire for groups B, C and D are jeans, closed shoes, gloves. Jacket and helmet is compulsary. No need to book in advance, first come first serve basis. Registration starts at 07h30, pay at registration when indemnity is signed. Riders briefing at 09h15. Rider instructors available on… Read More

SPA six hour hero

SPA Six Hour Hero For the past two years the big Chev Grand Sport of Michiel Campagne has come second overall in this grueling event over the very demanding SPA race track. The Chev Grand Sport was a secret project at General Motors and was built in 1964 to beat the Shelby Cobras and Daytona’s and it would have had not the senior management at GM not found out. They put an immediate stop to the project but not before… Read More

Tourist Trophy Pre-1966/68 Le Mans Sports & GT cars

Two super champs to team up in the Tourist Trophy Pre-1966/68 Le Mans Sports & GT cars. Sarel van der Merwe multiple South African Rally and Saloon Car Champion, and what many claim as the greatest import into the USA in the late eighties, will team up with Michael Briggs who is the multiple Saloon Car Champion of the nineties in the red Daytona Coupe for SA TT. These two champions will drive the red Daytona Coupe of Trans Africa… Read More