Africa Driver Search & Street2Strip
August 2012: Streetcar Track Day, Drags practice and Street2Strip
many weeks of not running events due to the Muslim
Ramadan and being the middle of winter, Killarney
will open its doors this weekend to host a Streetcar
Track Day, Drags practice and Street2Strip on Saturday
The days starts
off with a drivers briefing at 9am for all new comers
to the Streetcar Track Days, this is where the rules
of the day are explained and flags shown. Once this
has been completed drivers will be allowed onto
the circuit in one of three groups available. Track
sessions last till two o clock where the last hour
is an open session for all drivers that have taken
part on the day.
This will be followed
by setup of the circuit for quarter mile drag racing
and is expected to take about two hours due to major
gates than need to be closed, fencing moved around
the start line area and the crash barriers opened
at the end of the main straight.
Drag racing practice will commence from 4pm and
a few hours will be made available to the competitors
participating in the following weekends MSA Drags
on Saturday 1st September.
entries will take place at the main gate caravan from
about 3pm and Street2Strip will take place on the Killarney
main straight till about 10pm in the evening. This Street2Strip
event is proudly being supported by CPi Chip tuning innovations
and is also supported by Sarafina Consultants helping
to make these events even more exciting. Renault Cape
Town will be exhibiting their Renault Megane Trophy and
come see the Renaults F1 pit girls. Other exciting attractions
include Pro-Fit Gymkhana Challenge (Designed by Ernest
Page), Motorlease Burnout competition at the start line,
Bassickly Deaf Colab Sound off Competition, CPi runs challenge
and the CPi spectator challenge. Visit: Facebook Street2Strip@Killarney,
CPi Street2Strip, for prizes and further details.
Africa will also be hosting their first round of the 2012
Drift Africa drivers search on Saturday at the Killarney
oval. Other Drift Africa events are scheduled to be at
the Ford & Friends event on 8th September and the
organizers are working on a concept to host a few events
on Wednesday evenings at Killarney in October, dates will
be finalized soon.
Drift Africa Driver search competitors:
Jacques Lemmer, Durbanville, BMW Chevy V8, Team
Orange Level 1.
Derrick Engelbrecht, Durbanville, BMW 328 Turbo,
Team Orange Level 3.
Gianni Crowster, Retreat, Toyota Supra 1jz, Team
Orange Level 3.
Kosie Weyers, Lovenstein, Nissan 200sx sr20 2L
Sean February, Mitchells Plain, BMW E30 1jz Supra
Engine, Team Orange Level 2.
Shane Green, Atlantis, BMW E30 7m Supra Engine,
Team Orange Level 2.
Dylan Cothill Kaihatsu Factory, Table View, Nissan 200sx
S14 2L Turbo, Team Orange Level 4.
Brian Canterbury, Elsiesrivier, Ford Capri V6
Drift Africa Driver Search will be hosting 4 events 25
August, 08 September, 03 October and 31 October. Their
aim is to make Drifting fun and affordable – and
creating an even playing field for everybody which should
provide for a very competitive series.
For more info find them on facebook.