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
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.”
News: Zwartkops 1st of February – 50 years of Ford Mustang Zwartkops will celebrate 50 years of the icon pony car Ford Mustang on the 1st of February 2014. The Ford Mustang made its debut in 1964 and despite the doubting Thomas’s of the time became the ultimate “pony” car of the Golden Age of Motoring in the sixties. It fitted just about every criteria that the post-world war II baby boomers wanted. Four of the floor, a big powerful… Read More