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The 2019 Kyalami 9 Hours was an endurance event that took place on 23 November 2019 at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand, South Africa. Your source for #IntGTC live streaming, live timing, news, team and driver profiles, video highlights, photos and event information It was amazing. Kyalami is set for action-packed racing: After acquiring the circuit in 2014, the O T Venter Group invested in getting the track FIA approved. The event certainly makes the Intercontinental GT Challenge a true global championship, spanning over five continents. View. In 2014 it was put up for sale, with most believing it would be sold to a developer and turned into a business park or housing estate. No reason not to see F1 back at Kyalami. Attendees can expect to see favourites such as Kayla, Eddie Boy, Veejaro, Mosotho, King Katra and Shanstone/WothiMalume who will perform rollbacks, tyre bouncing, side-to-sides and the target slide with the most daring spinner walking away with R10 000. The pace at which the teams were going through the rubber was also ridiculous; it’s insane to think how quickly these GT3 beasts eat up tyres. The event organisers have divided the entire track up to accommodate different event-goers. Those aged over 12 years of age can race for glory in a Sodi RT8 270cc. The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. Another special thing about this event was that in the field of 28 cars, 16 drivers were South African. Now, the rebooted Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit has FIA Grade 2 status, meaning some amazing events can be held here in the future. Finally agreat article again after all those SEMA ads.Grat Job Stefan! At 23 years of age, van der Linde has already achieved a lot in the motorsport world, including being a two-time GT Masters champion, a 24 Hours of Nürburgring winner, a twice California 8 Hours winner, and a Suzuka 10 Hours winner. All the latest from Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli. Wish Formula One Can make a Comeback to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, This Track should definitely be on the 2021/ 2022 Calendar, just like how Zandervoort is Back. I want to show you what made this event so great. 1985-1988 it was non-championship race but still had group C Porsches. The pictures and story are great and you really put effort in to capture the spirit. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Baie dankie! Lechner Racing, who are based in Austria with their Porsche 991 GT3 R had Saul Hack, while Audi Sport WRT from Belgium in their Audi R8 LMS GT3 2019 had Kelvin van der Linde. Closing date for entry will be 19/11/2019. I really love japan, its like car mecca tuner heaven, I really hope to go someday, I don't know if you were talking about this event, but this was in South Africa. I ventured over there quite a few times, but apart from BMW Driving School and some club events, there wasn't really anthing interesting going on. The Baby Show & #MeetUp. The route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via Caxton Radio, Local Caxton News websites under the tab “Car News”, Autodealer social media platforms and the Autodealer print product. On top of taking home the original Kyalami 9 Hour trophy, the team took the fastest lap in the hands of Tandy, and then on the back of the outright win also secured Porsche the manufacturers title and Olsen the drivers title. They just switched to 1000 km format that was used in the 70's. The outer track will be for general spectators and is said to have a capacity for around 40 000 people. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice. But this year it made a comeback, and there was no way I was going to miss it. Three teams – Team Perfect Circle in a Porsche 997 GT3 R, Stradale Motorsport in a Lamborghini Huracán GT3 and Pablo Clark Racing in a Ferrari 458 Italia GT3 – were all locally based with local drivers, while a few of the international teams had South African drivers who now reside outside of the country’s borders. International and national events support hotels, restaurants and the broader tourism industry also benefits from such events. Great Job! View. Known as the home of South African motorsport, the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit has been the battleground for some of the world's most iconic racing events since its construction in 1961. Past Events. Thanks to Mr. Venter and all the other who pitched in, the legendary track is back on the map. These were the 10 fastest cars in qualifying[2], Learn how and when to remove this template message,, Articles needing additional references from November 2019, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 September 2020, at 16:28. Kyalami 9 Hour. The event will form part of the Intercontinental GT Challenge, powered by Pirelli and as a bonus, will also be the season finale. Festival of Motoring 2019. Children aged 3 to 12 can hit the throttle in a Sodi Kid Racer which has space for an adult to sit behind and lend a hand where necessary. His younger brother Sheldon is also a racing ace, competing here for BMW Team Schnitzer in a M6 GT3, and currently also racing in the DTM. BTW, no local money needs to be used as F1 is global with global sponsors. Entrants can enter their answer in the contact form below along with their name, surname, email address and telephone number. I have forgotten my password! Beautiful coverage. Now in its 5th Year, The Festival of Motoring, Presented by WesBank, will again be held at the premier motoring and motorsport facility in Africa, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. This made it really difficult for the teams to stick to a specific tyre and pitting strategy. Pirelli is the official tyre supplier for this series, and I don’t think I’d ever seen so many racing slicks in my life – there were literally tyre walls as far as you could see. There should be some loaded onto Instagram soon hopefully. Stefan Kotzé Contact Us: Phone: 010 109 0927 Kyalami Racing Circuit – 2019 Last held officially as a 9-hour race back in 1982, Kyalami will play host to the revival of a great classic endurance race next month, the Kyalami 9 Hour. Why this happened I’m not 100% sure. Before leaving for Oz, it was definitely on the decline and very sad to see, considering I grew up in the era of the turbo popping Quattros, Wesbank Modified and Group N series, etc. But don’t worry, no lions, giraffes or other wild animals crossed the track during the race….

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