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Cold weather delivers red hot Historic action at Zwartkops – The Citizen



Icy cold weather did not prevent hot, dense racing at the Zwartkops Racecourse near Pretoria on Saturday, during round two of this year’s Inland Historical Tour.

The main billing related to Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1990 Sports car racing brigade. In race one, early leader Jonathan du Toit sneaked his Chevron B8 into the Kitty turn 1 trash, and Larry Wilford’s Lola T70 retired with electronic bothers.

That led to an incredible win for Peter Jenkins (Chevron B19) after a brilliant drive ahead of Mark du Toit (Lola T70 Spyder), James Temple (Shelby Daytona), Peter Baily (Ford GT40) and Andre ‘van der Merwe (Porsche). 911 RSR).

Jonathan du Toit (Chevron B8) went through the field from behind to win the second race of the Pre-1990 Marlboro Crane Rental Sports Car race. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Starting from the back of the net, Jonathan du Toit, who was approaching her, made a scythe through the pitch in race two, catching the leaders two laps from the end.

Du Toit provided one of the highlights of the day as it passed the Jenkins about 170 km / h on the outside of the terrible Turn 4 of the Zwartkops Raceway. So he beat Jenkins, Temple, Bailey and Van der Merwe.

Razor Lady Paige Lindenberg (Ford Fairlane) won the first race for Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Saloon Cars, ahead of Jonathan du Toit (BMW 2002 Ti) and Warren Lombard (Ford Mustang).

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Lindenberg also won the next race, this time with Lombard taking second place from Du Toit.

The first Ben Morgenrood Pre-1980 Saloon Car race went to Andre ‘van der Merwe (Porsche 911 RSR), followed by Peter Bailey (Porsche (911 RSR) and Rudolf de Vos (Chevrolet Can-Am).

Bailey won race two, ahead of Van der Merwe and Stuart Konig (Volkswagen Scirocco).

Historical Tour Results Round 2 Zwartkops
Rudolf de Vos (Chevrolet CanAm) owned the first Roofsure Midvaal Historics tour. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Marius Jacobs (Opel Tigra Spaceframe) from Gerhard Henning (Volkswagen Golf GTI) won both Silvercup 2,0 races, while Karel Stoltz (Toyota Etios) and Giulio Airaga (Opel Tigra Spaceframe) took turns in third place, respectively.

The first Roofsure Midvaal Historics tour involved Rudolf de Vos (Chevrolet CanAm) from the Jensen Travis and Franz brothers, in their Datsun 1200 GX entries. Travis Jensen won race two from Wesley Rautenbach (Datsun 1200 GX) and Franz Jensen.

Dee-Jay Booysen (Formula Volkswagen) won both Monoposto races, with Louis van der Merwe (Swift FF) and Corrie le Roux (Formula M) exchanging second and third place respectively.

Historical Tour Results Round 2 Zwartkops
Kola de Klerk (Nissan 300 ZX) won the inaugural Ben Morgenrood Group Popularity competition. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Kola de Klerk (Nissan 300 ZX) won the first round Ben Morgenrood Pursuit, chased to the line by Rob Clark (Citroen GS 1220 Cub) and Jensen Evart (Alfetta).

Race two went to Ewart, from WF du Plessis (Porsche 944) and John Bronner (Alfa Romeo Giulia Junior).

Ben van der Westhuizen (Royale RP24) won the two Historic Solo Seater races from Shaun Cabrita (Titan Mk5), with Paul Richardson (Dulon LD9) and Des Hillary (Dulon MP15B) taking third place respectively.

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