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    From the 1971 SA saloon car championship - a...

    From the 1971 SA saloon car championship - a Class B 3 litre Ford Capri being gobbled up by Bob Olthof's 5 litre Gunston Capri Perana.

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    Mini's racing at Old Hall corner, Oulton Park, in...

    Mini's racing at Old Hall corner, Oulton Park, in 1968 or 9.

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    A view of the original Kyalami circuit taken from...

    A view of the original Kyalami circuit taken from Leuwkop corner. The right hander is the Kink and leads into the pit straight followed by the fast downhill section into Crowthorne. To the right of...
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    The 1977 South African F1 GP at Kyalami. Mario...

    The 1977 South African F1 GP at Kyalami. Mario Andretti in his Lotus Ford. He retired after 43 laps due to an "accident". From the angle of his rear wing I would guess that he has spun off and...
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    Oulton Park paddock. The Brabham BT21B F3 car of...

    Oulton Park paddock. The Brabham BT21B F3 car of P&M Racing Preparations number 23 (Ford engine) driven by Alex Trotter.

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    Some Mazda RX2's in the Kyalami paddock in 1975,...

    Some Mazda RX2's in the Kyalami paddock in 1975, together with an MGA 1600. These must be souped-up as they are competing in class A against the Perana's. A7's driver (Willie Hepburn) is still active...
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    The Ford Taunus was a fully imported car into...

    The Ford Taunus was a fully imported car into South Africa. And if you look at the previous post of the R8 with a dent in the front, you'll see an identical R8 (without the dent) in amongst the...
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    Following on from my previous post of the dented...

    Following on from my previous post of the dented Renault R8, these are some of the other cars I photographed at Kyalami in 1970 as part of the field in the "Lucky Strike Trial", an on and off road...
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    There are times when having a rear engined car...

    There are times when having a rear engined car can be an advantage. This is a Renault R8 competing in a race in 1970 that took place both off road and on the Kyalami track. Obviously the off road...
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    1975 South African GP at Kyalami. Marshals...

    1975 South African GP at Kyalami. Marshals recovering one of the Beta Marches at the Jukskei Sweep. Two Marches were entered, for Vittorio Brambilla and the last woman to drive in F1, Italian Lella...
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    At the same club day at Kyalami as the cars...

    At the same club day at Kyalami as the cars pictured above, were a number of races for soap box racers. This was intended to amuse the children in attendance, but the adults had to have a go as well....
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    Thanks Roger. I think both Opel and Holden were...

    Thanks Roger. I think both Opel and Holden were GM group companies at the time. Possibly some interaction in the design departments?
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    Not strictly racing cars, although it is cars at...

    Not strictly racing cars, although it is cars at Kyalami. A weekend meeting of a local motor club at Kyalami in 1971. The members had a chance to see if they were cut out to be racing drivers by...
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    Two Lola T70 sports cars approaching the bottom...

    Two Lola T70 sports cars approaching the bottom of Clay Hill at Oulton Park. I'm not sure when I took this photo. It could be the 1968 Gold Cup meeting, in which case the green car is driven by...
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    The remaining two! Paddy Driver in the Team...

    The remaining two!

    Paddy Driver in the Team Personality McLaren M10B Ford. I have photos of this car and driver with the number 16 as well.
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    Willie Ferguson in the Wynn's Surtees TS8 Chev....
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    In the 1960's and 1970's Kyalami hosted rounds of...

    In the 1960's and 1970's Kyalami hosted rounds of the local single seater formula. This went in various forms, but in 1971 it featured F1 cars and F5000 cars. The number of entrants varied from race...
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    In post #173 of photos taken during a Saturday...

    In post #173 of photos taken during a Saturday afternoon testing session at Kyalami, I included a photo of a Capri Perana that was also being tested. I have just come across a photo of the same car...
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    The Oulton Park paddock - Guards Spring Cup...

    The Oulton Park paddock - Guards Spring Cup meeting 12/04/1968. The two cars belong to AC Dean (Racing) Ltd. #64 is the Ferrari 206 Dino driven by Peter Gethin, while 82 is the Porsche Carrera 6 of...
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    Also in the April 1968 F3 race was this car, the...

    Also in the April 1968 F3 race was this car, the Chequered Flag/Scalextric McLaren M4A fitted with a Ford MAE engine and driven by Mike Walker. He finished first in the F3 race. Next door is #17, the...
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    Careful where you walk!! A rather messy area of...

    Careful where you walk!! A rather messy area of the Oulton Park paddock in April 1968. These are the Brabham BT21B F3 cars of P&M Racing Preparations. Number 22 (Broadspeed engine) was driven by...
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    A Marcos GT at Oulton Park in 1969 These popular...

    A Marcos GT at Oulton Park in 1969 These popular fibreglass sports cars were available with Ford 1600 or 1800 four cylinder motors or a Ford 3 litre V6. Originally they had a plywood chassis, but...
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    Not a problem, I would probably have posted it...

    Not a problem, I would probably have posted it myself at some stage.
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    I can remember going to work in the summer on...

    I can remember going to work in the summer on South Africa in the 1970's in a suit and tie. Not the ideal dress mode for 30C plus temperatures.
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    Thanks Oldfart - that's quite amusing as the...

    Thanks Oldfart - that's quite amusing as the photo you posted is also one of mine, taken on the same day! I was at Kyalami with my brother in law and a colleague who were shake-down testing an R8...
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    A Renault R8 Gordini and a more standard R8...

    A Renault R8 Gordini and a more standard R8 during a private track session at Kyalami one Saturday afternoon in 1971.

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