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WHEN IS A STREET CAR NOT A STREET CAR? There has been some misunderstanding recently about the rules for the various classes at MSA Drag Racing events, leading to competitors entering their car in the wrong class and not providing the correct information. Their entry has...

NO MORE CABIN FEVER WITH SPRING SPECIALS AT KILLARNEY’S OUTDOOR PARTY VENUE Did you know that because it is an outdoor venue our popular “Kiddies Korner” is allowed to accommodate up to 100 people under the Covid-19 Regulations? That’s ideal for birthday parties, holiday celebrations, family get-togethers...

‘JACK RUSSELL’ RUNS 7.97 AT KILLARNEY MSA DRAGS The undoubted star of the MSA Drag Racing event at Killarney on Saturday 14 August was Herman Mostert’s brand-new 2JZ-powered Nissan Champ bakkie, which ran a 7.97 second pass at 308.06km/h in its first appearance at Killarney. Nicknamed ‘Jack...

NEW RECORD AT KILLARNEY MIDWINTER DRAGS The visual and aural highlight of the Midwinter MSA Drags at Killarney on Saturday 24 July was undoubtedly Ralph Kumbier’s one and only full-tilt boogie run in his monstrous Pro Gas Chev Camaro, but there was another, more important one...

HOT RACING AT MIDWINTER SHORT-CIRCUIT MEETING Slade van Niekerk’s dominance of the headline CBR150 one-make series was shaken, if not stirred, at Round 5 of Short Circuit Racing at Killarney on Saturday 24 July. The defending champion and 2021 series leader won all three races in the...

HOT SHORT-CIRCUIT RACING AT CHILLY KILLARNEY Neither chilly mid-winter weather with a threat of rain or a cold, damp track could slow down the action at Round 4 of Killarney’s 2021 Short-Circuit series, with more than 60 entries and elbow-to-elbow racing the order of the day. Slade...

THE WEAKEST LINK: McFLASH SIDELINED BY BROKEN CHAIN International rider David McFadden looked set to dominate the South Motorcycles Superbike races at Round 4 of Power Series racing presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 at Killarney on Saturday until he was sidelined by that nastiest...

KILLARNEY CIRCUIT FUELS OLYMPIC DREAMS OF AFRICAN RUNNERS By Stephen Granger - May 30, 2021 Top three – winner Elroy Galant is flanked by runner-up Motlokoa Nkhabutlane (5) and third-placed Tsepo Ramashamole. Photo: Stephen Granger It was mission accomplished for South African Olympian, Elroy Galant, who won the Retail Capital...

Notice is hereby given that the 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE WESTERN PROVINCE MOTOR CLUB will be held on WEDNESDAY 30 JUNE 2021 at 18:30 at Killarney International Raceway. The business of the AGM shall include – Presentation of annual reportReview of the audited financial statementsOther...

 Killarney has partnered with LEAPS (Lamberts and Elands Animal Protection Services) to raise awareness, funds and donations of dog and cat food, to help animals in need in the areas of Elands Bay, Lamberts Bay and Vredenburg on the West Coast, home to some of...

ACTION-PACKED POWER SERIES RACING AT KILLARNEY  Fans watching the May Day Power Series racing presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 at Killarney on Saturday 1 May were treated to an action-packed day of close racing and spectacular crashes, fortunately with no serious injuries. The Mikes Place...

OLD RIVALRY LIGHTS UP KILLARNEY SUPERBIKES  Neither name was in the programme because both were late entries, but long-standing rivals Brandon Haupt, on the Fueled Racing R1, and David 'McFlash' McFadden, using his father's Yamaha as a test mule for future suspension upgrades on his own...

SHORT CIRCUIT DELIVERS ULTRA-CLOSE RACING The second round of Short Circuit Racing at Killarney, on Freedom Day, Tuesday 27 April, produced some of the closest racing yet seen in this intensely competitive series, with winning margins in some categories measured in fractions of a second. Slade van...

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RAPSON SETTLES ACCOUNTS AT KILLARNEY SUPERBIKES Malcolm Rapson, the Cape's fastest accountant, returned from a long break enforced by surgery to settle accounts with pre-race favourite Jacques Ackermann in the South Motorcycles Superbike races at Round 2 of the Power Series presented by Wingfield Motors and...

Adrian Pheiffer, the first chairman of the Western Province Motor Club and for many years its public relations and media liaison officer, twice Western Province champion driver, SAGMJ Motoring Journalist of the year in 1992, author, raconteur and all-round doyen of racing at Killarney, celebrated...

It is with heavy hearts that the Killarney family bid farewell to 'Mr Alfa Romeo', for so many years the godfather of all things Alfa at our circuit, a championship winner and an Alfa engine builder without peer. But there was so much more than that...

Despite the issues caused by Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 Livingstone Baths 8 Hour endurance race for lightweight motorcycles at Killarney International Raceway's Karting Circuit on Saturday 12 December was one of the most successful in the 38 year history of this iconic annual event. Conditions were...

With championship titles hanging in the balance, the fifth and final round of the 2020 Regional Short Circuit series at Killarney on Saturday 21 November was always going to be intense – but it seemed almost as if the frustrations of an incredibly difficult year...

Mike Jay writes: This event was a great finale to what has been a rather strange year. Our normal field was increased by some great up-country cars, namely Franco Scribante’s ultra-quick Porsche 997, fresh from wins at Zwartkops the previous weekend, as well as Marcel Angel...

Round 6 of Power Series racing presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 at Killarney on Saturday 14 November delivered the closest and most exciting racing of the season, with a number of red-flag incidents as some of the drivers tried a little too hard...

Round 6 of Power Series racing presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 at Killarney on Saturday 14 November delivered some of the closest and most exciting Superbike racing yet seen at this circuit, with winning margins measured in hundredths of a second or less. A...

Killarney's motorsport fans, watching on livestream worldwide, were treated to a glimpse of what international Sports & GT class racing is like at Round 5 of the Power Series presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 on Saturday 24 October, in the headline Ons Huisie...

The penultimate round of the Short Circuit Racing season at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 31 October places the emphasis firmly back on the CBR150 category, the largest in numbers and the most closely contested of all the classes in this rapid-fire format. Although there are...

Round 4 of the Power Series presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 26 September delivered superb racing in conditions that could most charitably be described as unpredictable. Heavy rain during qualifying persuaded a number of competitors to play it...

Even the weather gods approved as the 'big dogs' of Killarney, the thundering V8 Masters, came out for the Power Series event presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 on Saturday 12 September. They were accompanied as always by the Makita Supercars and there are...

The RST Trac-Mac Superbike riders celebrated their return to racing at the Power Series presented by Wingfield Motors and Kfm 94.5 on Saturday 12 September with three sizzling races. There were epic dices throughout the field, but all eyes were at the sharp end, where the...

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