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RED HOT RACING AT KILLARNEY DRAGS – BUT AT WHAT A COST!   The eighth round of the 2019 Drag Racing season at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 5 October produced some superb times in perfect conditions, but was also the most destructive so far this year,...

KILLARNEY GOES TO THE DOGS – FOR A GOOD CAUSE!   Barking replaced the sound of revving engines at Killarney International Raceway on the evening of Friday October 4 as hundreds of dogs of all shapes, sizes and colours, along with their equally varied humans, celebrated World...

KILLARNEY'S FIRST PERFORMANCE CAR TRACK DAY A ROARING SUCCESS The first performance car track day at Killarney International Raceway, held in perfect spring weather on Saturday 14 September drew exactly the same response from each one of the more than 50 drivers and 60 passengers on...

HOT WEATHER, HOTTER RACING AT KILLARNEY FLOWER POWER SERIES   The weather gods turned up the heat at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 7 September for the Flower Power Series sponsored by Wingfield Motors with support from media partner Kfm 94.5, and the action on the circuit...

ONE-HOUR ENDURO TOPS KILLARNEY SHORT-CIRCUIT THRILLER A close-fought one-hour endurance race topped off a full day of exciting racing at Round 7 of the Short Circuit Racing series on Saturday 24 August 2019 at Killarney International Raceway. All the teams were on identical Honda CBR150 machines,...

The Independence Day Power Series sponsored by Wingfield Motors on Saturday 6 July at Killarney International Raceway delivered more drama than a soap opera, with crashes and spins galore, and unexpected winners on a track surface that was, to put it politely, unpredictable thanks to...

  The third round of the ROK Cup South Africa national karting series, hosted by Killarney International Raceway with support from the City of Cape Town on Saturday 22 June, delivered brilliant racing despite trying weather conditions, just hours after the most destructive storm of the...

EXPL0SIVE ACTION, PLENTY OF DRAMA AT KILLARNEY POWER SERIES Round 4 of the Power Series sponsored by Wingfield Motors at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 8 June delivered explosive action – in more ways than one! - plenty of drama and world-class racing in the top...

SHORT CIRCUIT THRILLERS AT KILLARNEY ON FREEDOM DAY   The third round of the Western Province Motor Club Short Circuit Series at Killarney International Raceway on Freedom Day, Saturday 27 April, was certainly free of boredom, with tight, closely fought racing in each of the four classes...

SPECTACULAR RUNS AT KILLARNEY'S FREEDOM DAY DRAGS.   Shaun Zurich and his immaculately prepared Honda Civic did not disappoint at Round 3 of the Western Province Motor Club Drag Racing series at Killarney International Raceway on Freedom Day, Saturday 27 April, with a best pass of 9.409sec...

DRAMA  AND DUELS AT ROUND 3 OF POWER SERIES Round 3 of the Power Series sponsored by Wingfield Motors at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 13 April delivered more than its fair share of drama, starting with a wet track and two red flags during qualifying.   By...

REGIONAL SUPERBIKES DELIVER SUPERB RACING AT ROUND 3 OF POWER SERIES Arch-rivals Hayden Jonas (Samurai R1) and Ronald Slamet (PLM R1) delivered the dice of the day in the RST Suzuki South Superbike races after Jonas fought back from a poor start in Race 1 to...

    Round 2 of the Western Province Motor Club’s MSA Drag Racing championship at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 30 March produced more than its fair share of drama and spectacle. The fastest car on the day was Shaun Zurich's Honda Civic - reputedly the quickest front-wheel...

  The second instalment of the half-main Short Circuit Series on Saturday 30 March delivered a full programme of the ultra-close racing for which this series is known. Current SA Super300 champion Kewyn Snyman led the charge in the CBR 150 Senior class, winning all three races...

  The first Street2Strip event at Killarney International Raceway in several years, on Saturday 23 March, created quite a hype amongst street racers, many of whom had been asking for an opportunity to run ‘against the clock’ on the Killarney Quarter-Mile.   Just as on the street, no...

There was tight racing in all six disciplines at Round 1 of the Club/Regional Short Circuit series at Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 2 March - although not always for the lead. Multiple Regional champion in Powersport and the 600 Challenge, Hayden Jonas, dominated the CBR150...

David Piper first came to South Africa in 1962, bringing with him a bright green Ferrari GTO to enter in the fifth annual 9-Hour endurance race; he didn't have a trailer, so he drove it on the road from Cape Town to Johannesburg. His racing tyres didn't arrive in...

Wednesday 6 February's Robot Racing event at Killarney International Raceway delivered an evening of exciting racing, close finishes, lots of smiles and a few surprises, including Ernest Page in a 157kW, 1.8-litre supercharged Toyota Yaris GRMN - one of just three in South Africa. Another surprise...

Killarney International Raceway’s annual year-end StreetFest is by far the Cape’s biggest counterculture motorsport festival, bringing together spinners, drifters, customisers, sound-off competitors and some of the country’s top drag racers on two and four wheels for a tyre-shredding street party of epic proportions. At 6am (you...

For those of us who always thought KTM was all about off-road bikes, check out these shots of the KTM track day at Killarney International Raceway @killarney_ct on Thursday 13 December. Even their owners were surprised at how wieldy the big Austrian adventure tourers are...

Ducati track day at Killarney International Raceway @killarney_ct. Without a doubt the best way to spend a Friday and the most fun you can have with your clothes on. ...

They came, they saw, they kicked butt. Three Cape Town drivers took their cars to the world final of Gymkhana Grid at Carnival City in Johannesburg and produced the biggest upset in the history of the series. Gymkhana Grid is a high-intensity discipline that combines gymkhana...

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