22 August 2012| Post by: RaceMasteR J | Images: RaceWeb + unknown.

Drift Africa Driver Search & Street2Strip

25th August 2012: Streetcar Track Day, Drags practice and Street2Strip

After 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 25th August.

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.

MSA 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.

Street2Strip 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.

Drift 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 Turbo.

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.

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