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Roger Swan: 27 April 1939 – 20 December 2014

Another great moves on!

Respected automotive and industrial photographer Roger Swan passed away peacefully on Saturday the 20th December 2014.

Born in Lyndhurst in the New Forrest in England on the 27th April 1939, Roger...

Ben van Rensburg: 8 May 1931 - 20 December 2014

Oom Ben - jy sal gemis word!

It is with sadness that we learnt of the passing of long-time Guild member and stalwart motoring editor, Ben van Rensburg, over the weekend. He was 83 years old.

Ben, or “Oom Ben”,...

Trackers finally do it!

When Lourens and Nina van Rensburg posted the winning time on the opening stage of the 2014 Fix-a Smash All Tar Rally many considered it game over as the tarmac set-up of the 7Films / LLJ Racing S1600 / S5 Ford Fiesta R2 1600 had the...

Rally or Racing - Pride at Stake

As the defending Fix-a-Smash All Tar Rally Champions, Lourens and Nina van Rensburg will be in determined frame of mind to repeat their victory in the 7Flims / LLJ Racing S1600 / S5 WPMC Ford Fiesta R2 1600. Something of a tarmac...

Fanie and Kobus the champions, Rafique and Aatera the winners

The 2014 Witzenberg Motorklub Gymkhana Championship came to a brilliant conclusion with the 6th Du Plessis Auto Gymkhana in Ceres on Saturday 15 November 2014. No less than 49 teams ventured through Mitchell’s Pass in light rain...

Twelve months and counting - Bloodhound

An L39 jet aircraft flew multiple passes down BLOODHOUND’s specially prepared desert track, synchronised with the new All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) Jaguar F-TYPE R Coupé driven by Project Director Richard Noble and a Jaguar XF...

Wintervogel proves to be extremely popular

On Saturday 25 October a group of rally enthusiasts got together on the farm Wintervogel – the property of Oom Andries van Dyck – for a rally practice, in itself something that did not take place for a long period

A...

Rustler tames Biesiepol Tester

The penultimate round of the 2014 Witzenberg Motorklub Gymkhana Championship took place in near perfect weather conditions on Saturday 18 October 2014 and the 9th Weskus Mall Gymkhana Vredenburg prodyced a humdinger result.

Fanie...

Izak and Dewald are the 25th Mykonos Kings

Celebrating the 100th Witzenberg Motorklub Gymkhana with a capacity entry of 100 teams was just the tip of a very special iceberg on Saturday 13 September 2014 with the UNIREF 25th Club Mykonos Langebaan Gymkhana undoubtedly the best...

The Greek Challenge Returns

Saturday 13 September 2014 the 100th Witzenberg Motorklub Gymkhana will see a capacity entry return to the iconic venue where the championship originated 24 July 1999. Peter Degens taking victory in his Opel 2.1 powered Lotus 7 and then...

Dominant Du Plessis Duo takes 99

Not even twelve stop and go roadwork delays discouraged gymkhana enthusiasts from turning the Vredendal Toyota supported 8th Lions Vredendal Gymkhana into a resounding success. The annual Matzikama event attracted a stunning 55 team...

Matzikama Magic Returns

Returning to the Matzikama district for the 8th Lions Vredendal Gymkhana will see the best Witzenberg Motorklub drivers and navigators presently competing in the sport go head to head for overall honours on Saturday 16 August 2014. G...