Jeffrey Kruger leading Rob Gearing during Round 4 of the Leet Lotus Challenge at Zwartkops Raceway

Kruger chasing another full house in the Free State

Fresh from his campaign in the Engen Polo Cup, Jeffrey Kruger is preparing to travel to the Phakisa Freeway in Welkom. His next engagement will be Round 5 of the 2018 Leet Lotus Challenge on Saturday, May 19 where he’ll be aiming to defend his championship lead. Apart from one occasion when his Overall championship and Class B rival Rob Gearing took the point-on-offer for the fastest lap, Kruger has added every point available to his name. His host of…

Colin Ellison (Ford Thunderbolt) - Pre-1980 Historic Saloons

Historic Tour to visit Phakisa Freeway this coming weekend 19 May 2018 for Round 3 of championship

The third round of the famous Historic Tour is heading to Phakisa Freeway outside Welkom this coming weekend the 19th of May 2018. Freestaters are in for a treat as some of the best looking historic cars in South Africa, take to the track to compete in a very strongly contested championship. Pre-1980 Historic Saloons The premier race on the day will come from the Pre-1980 Historic Saloons with Colin Ellison (Ford Thunderbolt) currently in the lead in class D,…

Mustang drivers Ben Morgenrood and Peter Lindenberg diced for the lead in both of Saturday’s SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Car races. Picture: RacePics

Round 2 of Historic Tour deliver spectacular historic car action

Round two of the 2018 Historic Tour provided spectacle, close competition and some surprising results at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday (April 7). Heading up the day’s programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening heat saw a huge five-car dice for the lead, eventually resolved in favour of Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang), closely followed by Peter Lindenberg (Ford Mustang), Jonathan du Toit  (Chev Nova), Lee Thompson (Ford Galaxie) and Jeffrey Kruger (Plymouth Baracuda).…

SKF Pre'1966 Legends of the 9 HOUR Production Cars

Round 2 of Historic Tour heads to Zwartkops Raceway on 7 April 2018

Historic Tour brings High Speed Nostalgia to Zwartkops South African historic car racing will return to its natural home at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (April 7), with the venue to host round two of the 2018 Historic Tour. Topping the day’s events will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Victory favourites must include Jeffrey Kruger (TAR Plymouth Baracuda), Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chev Nova), Lee Thompson (TAR Ford Galaxie) and Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang).…

Peter Jenkins (Porsche 911 RSR) - Historic Endurance Series

High-speed nostalgia in Round 1 of Historic Tour – 10 March 2018

High-speed nostalgia was the name of the game at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas on Saturday, when the venue hosted the opening round of this year’s Historic Tour. Top billing for the day belonged to the Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1980 Saloon Car category, with 29 cars facing the starter. The opening race saw early leader Colin Ellison (Ford Fairlane) suddenly battle to find second gear, while Johann Smith (Mazda Capella) spun out of the front place on the penultimate…