An historic rivalry resumes

It’s Protea vs. Marauder in Zwartkops Pursuit This weekend sees Historic Racing return to Zwartkops. Not only will the scratch racers be at it hammer and tongs as usual in pursuit of Willie Hepburn in the Universal Healthcare Pre-80 Saloons and Sports & GT races, but there’s also an intriguing and quite unique South African dice to add to the already intriguing Charlie’s SuperSpar Pursuit series action.   Some may say that the Charlies Pursuit series is ‘wrong way round’…

Willie Hepburn

Vintage Hepburn dominates historics

Willie unstoppable at Red Star as Venter takes Pursuit The legend himself, Willie Hepburn disappeared into the distance to win both Historic Racing South Africa Universal Healthcare Pre-81 Saloon and Pre-81 Sports and GT races on Saturday. Hepburn and the Amtek Opel Rekord V8 he once raced new in national modified racing in the ‘80s, proved unstoppable as he stormed to Sports & GT victory over Richard de Roos’ RDR Porsche 911 RSR both times.   It was far closer…