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Peter Bailey leads the charge

Bailey dominates Historics, Hattingh Pursuit in Delmas

Historic Racing South Africa delivered a cracking day of racing at Red Star near Delmas in Mpumalanga on Saturday. A quality field of Pre 90 GTs and Pre-80 Saloons delivered some great dicing well into the evening, while the Charlies Super Spar Pursuit series delivers much of what it does best — overtaking. Peter Bailey gave notice of his intent with a flying qualifying lap for the GT and Saloon race aboard his purple Porsche 911 RS. Mazda duo Deon…

Deon van Vuuren and Johann Smith lead the pack

Penultimate HRSA races to light up Red Star

Historic Racing South Africa heads to its penultimate round at Red Star near Delmas in Mpumalanga on Saturday 16 October. And with most championships poised on a knife’s edge and only four races left to run, it’s also an exciting time for the series as it prepares for some highly anticipated changes in its sprint classes. They will step back to regional championship status for 2022, but all eyes remain fully fixed on Red Star as this year’s title chases…

Peter Bailey

Bailey & van Aarle to the fore as Historics thrill Zwartkops

Historic Racing South Africa bounced back from its lockdown blues with a wonderful display of classic car racing at Zwartkops’ Historic Regional Racing Day in Pretoria on Saturday. Peter Bailey made no mistakes as he trotted to a double Pre-80 Historic Saloon victory in his Bailey Porsche 911 as he held Johann Smith’s JMS Mazda Capella RS and George Avvakoumides Liqui-Moly Porsche off for the overall win, while Rob van Aarle took Charlies SuperSpar Pursuit honours in his Datsun SSS.…

2021 - Round 4 - Zwartkops Raceway

Historics celebrate Sunday speed at Zwartkops

Historic Racing South Africa stars at Zwartkops’ Passion of Speed Historic Racing South Africa’s opening Sports, GT and Saloon Car race was among the jewels in the crown of the weekend’s Zwartkops Passion for Speed Races, while the HRSA Charlies SuperSpar Pursuit Series entertained as always.    PE visitor Rudolf de Vos’ thundering Basil van Rooyen tribute Chevy Can-Am played a cat and mouse game with Rui Campos’ nimble Martini-liveried Porsche 911 RSR as the two dived through the slower…

Pre 80 Historic Saloons

An historic Passion for Speed

HRSA categories set to star at Zwartkops Passion for Speed Historic Racing South Africa is quite literally marching on Pretoria for what is for all intents and purposes the jewel in the South African historic racing calendar’s crown. Postponed from its regular February date, the Zwartkops Raceway’s annual Passion for Speed Winter Edition has attracted a splendid entry and not least of all in the HRSA’s twin Sports, GT and Saloon Car, and Charlies SuperSpar Pursuit series races.   The…

Peter Bailey leads

Historics Star at Zwartkops

Bailey takes scratch, van Niekerk handicap honours in Pretoria Historic Racing South Africa’s classes once again delivered spectacular and dramatic racing when the series visited Zwartkops on Saturday. Peter Bailey took HRSA Sports, GT and Saloons victory, while Willem van Niekerk’s Marauder took the day’s win in the whirlwind Charlies SuperSpar Pursuit races.    Bailey made his intentions known right up front when he was the only driver to qualify at under the 1 minute ten second bracket in his…