Sarel van der Merwe (1964 Ford Galaxie), Jeffrey Kruger (1964 Ford Comet) and Jonathan du Toit (1965 TAR Chev Nova) fought for the lead in Saturday’s SKF Pre-1966 Legend Sakloon Car races at Zwartkops - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Historic racing thrills Zwartkops crowd

Historic car racing returned to the Zwartkops circuit near Pretoria in style on Saturday, with both venerable vehicles and veteran drivers thrilling the crowd. The event’s biggest crowd drawcard was the return of local motorsport maestro Sarel van der Merwe, driving a 1964 Liqui Moly Ford Galaxie in the races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Van der Merwe was on point, planting the Galaxie firmly on pole position during Saturday morning’s official qualifying session. He followed that by leading…

Saturday's SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Car races should feature huge spectacle, with the Pablo Clark Ford Galaxies of Sarel van der Merwe and Paulo Cavalieri at the front end - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Swinging sixties and Sarel van der Merwe return to Zwartkops Raceway

South African historic car racing will return to its traditional home next Saturday (September 16), when the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host the penultimate round of this year’s Historic Tour. The event – dubbed “A return of the Swinging Sixties” – will see more than 180 competitors tackling 18 races in nine separate car categories. And, there will be a very special guest driver, in the person of motorsport legend Sarel van der Merwe. The maestro will head up…

Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-80 Historic Saloons - Paige Lindenberg

Historic Tour – Round 04 – 05 August 2017 – Dezzi Raceway – Race Preview

For Round 4 the famous Historic Tour will travel down to the KwaZulu-Natal coastal town of Port Shepstone to do battle at the Dezzi Raceway on the 5th of August 2017. The local racing fans will be treated to some of the country’s most beautiful historic and classic cars putting up one of the best racing shows in South Africa. The treat of the day and main attraction will be the ever growing grid of the Pre-1990 Sports & GT…

Pre-90 Sports & GT

Race Report for Round 3 of the Historic Tour on 3 June 2017 at Red Star Raceway

The third round of the 2017 Historic Tour took place at the Red Star Raceway on Saturday 3 June. An exciting race day would once again see a few more new entrants join the ranks of this popular tour. Charlies SuperSpar Historic Pursuit Racing The days racing was kicked off by the Charlies SuperSpar Historic Pursuit Racing. Once again the pursuers delivered exciting racing throughout the field. Johan Swanepoel (1971 Fiat 124 Sport Coupe) would take the win in the…

Chevron B19 to be driven by Colin Ellison and Greg Thornton in the Hamptons Historic Endurance Series

FIA Masters Historic Formula 1 World Champion Greg Thornton to compete in Historic Tour

The ever growing and popular Historic Tour will visit the Red Star Raceway outside Delmas this coming weekend the 3rd of June 2017. Boasting with some of the most beautiful historic and classic cars putting up one of the best racing shows in South Africa, this prestigious event will also see a world champion compete in the event this coming weekend. Greg Thornton, Lead Driver and team owner of Titan Historic Racing is a former FIA Masters Historic Formula 1…