KILLARNEY OPEN TRACK DAY 28 MARCH
date: 28 March 2015 | Words & photos: RaceMasteR J |
Location: Killarney Raceway, Cape Town.
So I missed out on the last
track day that Nish covered back in January and after
going through his footage, it really made me want to be at the
next one. The 28th of March was a perfect sunny Saturday for taking
your pride and joy around the track and I made sure I was there.
Every type of event see’s a different bunch of guys hanging
out together. This was the track day bunch. We all love cars,
but these guys love going around corners quickly. Track days are
always a great place to hang out with likeminded petrol heads
and share stories and the love for cars.
This day was no different. From 4x4 Nissan Navara’s, understeering
Honda’s to race spec Porsche’s, they were all on track.
This was something really special and extremely rare. A Lotus
211, which some say is the ultimate track day toy!
Or is this the ultimate track day toy? Either way, they're both
Some use this time as practice for upcoming race days. Because
you can never have enough track time!
While others, like Danie Van Niekerk, just use it to hoon…
around every corner!
There were plenty of these on track.
Shane doing a shakedown in preperation for the upcoming Knysna
Simola Hill Climb.
I spotted a few newbie’s too. This was a brave female Subaru
driver who seemed to be gutsy enough but was making some basic
errors in the corners. Coasting into a corner and then releasing
the clutch mid corner is never a good thing. At least she had
an all wheel drive to save her.
Some only dare open the throttle once the car was pointing dead
straight. The more track time you get the better you’ll
This is an absolutely gorgeous car, Rafique’s Opel Superboss.
A South African legend being driven like it was meant to be. You
don’t see a lot of these on the road anymore, let alone
on the track. I hope to see more of this car soon Rafique.
Remember to contact me if you would like to purchase any hi-res
images. See you at the next one on the 25th of April or check
out our calendar
for more info.
In the gallery below you can find some of the highlights I managed
to capture from the day, enjoy!