Race Schedule

East London Race Schedule – 16 June 2018

Friday 15th June 2018 – Official Practice

 

Practice 1 Fri 9:35am
Practice 2 Fri 11:15am
Practice 3 Fri 15:05

Saturday 16th June 2018 – Race Day

Qualifying Sat 8:25am
Race 1 Sat 11:40am
Race 2 Sat 14:55pm

 

Competing Riders:

Surname Name Race # Class
1 Ackermann Jacques 70 A
2 Bezuidenhout Gareth 22 A
3 Bontekoning Brian 16 C
4 Brooke Teddy 93 C
5 Collard Jonty 11 A
6 Cragg Rob 78 A
7 De Vos Hannes 15 B
8 De Vos Pieter 17 C
9 Didcott Guy 88 B
10 Ganapathy Appanna 77 A
11 Gous Jaco 43 A
12 Grüne Sven 66 B
13 Harwood Ian 24 B
14 Lamb Jason 46 B
15 Le Roux Johan 44 C
16 Le Roux Pierre 56 C
17 Oberholster Ruan 34 A
18 Schoeman JB 23 C
19 Smit Michael 49 A
20 Spicer Wayne 90 B
21 Themba Sifiso 63 A
22 Van Breda Graeme 1 B

2017 Records

2017 Race Winner: 

Graeme Van Breda

Best Lap:

1:21.695

Graeme Van Breda 

Average Speed (km/h) 

Average Speed (km/h)

The Grand Prix

History – East London Grand Prix Circuit

The interest in motor racing was ignited in the early 1930s after the municipality had constructed a circular road on the West Bank of East London.

Mr. Brud Bishop, the motoring editor of the local newspaper, The Daily Dispatch, took a Sunday drive around the route and the idea sprung to mind to hold a race there.

His ideal position at the Dispatch allowed him all the right contacts and, as he was born in England and had started his working career there, entries were soon being received from abroad, as well as around the country.

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