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The short answer is that we simply don't know. Under the revised Level 3 Risk Adjustment Regulations announced by the president on 25 June, certain sports are permitted to resume, under very strict Covid-19 protocols and restrictions. Motorsport, however, is not one of them, so we...

The huge storms and torrential rain that hit Cape Town on the weekend of 27 June flooded large sections of the Killarney International Raceway facility and left still more strewn with mud and stones after rainwater cascaded across the circuit, as you can see from...

Brian Hoskins is arguably the most knowledgeable and experienced Clerk of the Course in South African motorsport. As a former motorcycle racer and the father of a former motorcycle racer, Brian's focus at Killarney has always been to run the safest possible race meetings with the...

Armien Levy has loved fast cars all his life. As a child he dismantled a clockwork toy car his father had given him and modified the mechanism to make it go faster and by the time he was 12 he knew he wanted to be...

Newly qualified architect and keen amateur racing driver Denis Joubert was elected as secretary of the Metropolitan Motorcycle and Car Club in 1959 and was pitchforked almost immediately into the negotiations that resulted in a loan of £20 000 from the then Divisional Council of...

It was with great sadness that we heard on Friday of the passing of WPMC and Killarney stalwart Charles 'Charlie' Rowe at the age of 75. Charlie grew up in Pinelands with lifelong friend and partner-in-mischief Rowly Stanton. The two were part of a group of...

Adrian Pheiffer was the man primarily responsible for the formation of the Western Province Motor Club, the ‘ideas man’ who saved the Killarney circuit from almost certain closure in 1965 and who devoted most of his adult life to motorsport in the Western Cape -...

Short Circuit racing is one of Killarney's best kept secrets; it's not only entry-level budget racing at its best, it also provides some of the closest and most exciting racing you'll ever see, in an arena format that gives you a view of almost the...

In this new series about the motorsport giants that have left an indelible mark on Killarney's racing heritage we begin with an engineer and car builder extraordinaire best known as the designer and builder of the cars used in our two one-make series, the Makita...

Drag racing is one of the oldest forms of motorsport – indeed, as far as this venue is concerned it is the oldest. What is now Killarney International Raceway began in 1947 as a series of informal 'sprint' races along a disused section of the...

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