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Regional competition at #AldoScribante on Saturday

Saturday, 25 March, sees Aldo Scribante Raceway in Port Elizabeth host the second round of the Algoa Motorsport Club’s Eastern Cape Regional Championship. The event will include motorcycle and car racing.

The motorcycle riders will tackle five categories, the Historic, Powersport, 600s and Unlimiteds. The car racers will divide into the Eastern Province Regional Saloons, Historic and Classic Saloons, Street and Fine Cars and Sports and GT for this event.

Qualifying starts at 08:00 with five sessions taking place until 09:10. The first race of the day gets underway at 10:00 – and races vary between six and 10 laps depending on the category, each of which will compete in three races on the day.

A 45 minute Algoa Motorsport Club mini enduro will close off the race day – and this is scheduled for a 16:45 start.

The Aldo Scribante race circuit is located in Markman Township, on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth on the N2 freeway travelling towards Sundays River.

Entry to the circuit is R50 per car (not per person, but a whole car full of your friends, relatives, acquaintances or hitchhikers you might have collected on the way to the circuit). The full programme for the day is currently located at this link.

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Algoa Rally Club goes bashing in the valley

A Ford Escort rally car in action on gravel

The @algoarallyclub starts off the 2017 season tomorrow (18 March) with The Valley Bash. This is round one of the Algoa Rally Club R50k Challenge and the start is scheduled to take place in the Baakens River Valley in Port Elizabeth.

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Motocross season starts this weekend

Photo: Morné Condon

I stumbled across the fact that the 2017 South African #motocross season gets underway in #PortElizabeth this weekend (specifically Saturday 18 February) at #Rover Motorcycle Club on the Schoenmakerskop road (Victoria Drive).

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@GuguZulu, today we say goodbye

Gugu Zulu

Last week you made headlines across South Africa – and in other parts of the world as well. I found out what happened on the Kilimanjaro climb from an online news report that was forwarded to me, asking if it was true.

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South African karters competing in the Max World Grand Final

Michael Stephen

National Production Car racer Michael Stephen is amongst the South African competitors currently competing in the World Max Finals in Portugal.

Currently ten South African karters find themselves in Portimão in Western Algarve, Portugal competing in the 2015 Rotax Max Championship Grand Finals. The event started on November 8 and runs until November 14.

In total there are 221 karters from around the world competing in the four classes, DD2, DD2 Masters, Max Junior and Max Senior and South Africa is represented in each of these categories.

The DD2 class has attracted 75 entries and here Bradley Liebenberg (312), Eugene Britz (352) and Chad Maciver (338) are flying the flag for SA. In the DD2 Masters category – with 72 competitors – it is Ronaldo Baptista (423), John van Wyk (437) and Michael Stephen (462) that are the local racers in competition.

Max Junior features Dino Stermin (122) and Delano Fowler (152) amongst the 72 racers while Max Senior sees Jonathan Aberdein (250) and Jordan Sherratt (261) representing SA.

Motorsport fans who would like to follow the action, can do so online. The event is livestreamed and the results are posted regularly as well.

As at the time of writing, the qualifying heats are currently taking place.

Competitors will be jostling for their world standings right up until the final flag drops on Saturday.

Back to the rush for #VictoryRaceway #oval track racers

Marius Rautenbach in his Hot Rod.

Competitors of the Victory Raceway club will do some oval track racing (that’s stock cars for the old-school readers) at their track on Saturday, 6 September. This race meeting is their fifth regional event for this year and the racing starts at 18:00. Read More…

More motorsport to warm up winter

A Ford Escort in rally trim splashes through a mudhole.

The motorsport calendar continues this Saturday (7 June) with two events that take place off the circuits.

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