Early Motor Racing In South Africa

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picture above: “Gotta work on the nut behind the wheel before you start fixing bolts on the car”



“It has been said that motor racing shares in common with sex the distinction of being one of the most popular, most maligned and least understood of human activities.


“I was born with methanol (and the smell of methanol flowing through my veins.”

“Racing is something that most people will never understand. It’s not just a sport or something to do on Saturday night and Sunday. It’s a way of life!! Once your in it, it’s in your blood. Once you make your first run… you can’t stop. The track is home away from home. You smell that race fuel, rubber, and when you hear those engines scream…. it’s music to your ears. Also the love of the racing family!! “

The various books* that Craig “felt inspired…

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