Killarney Passion for Speed

Historic Grand Prix cars feature at the Killarney Passion for Speed
Photo | Franschhoek Motor Museum

Killarney Passion for Speed, the aptly named first event on the Killarney International Raceway calendar each year, kick-starts the motorsport season with a mix of historic and modern racing. If you’ve never visited Killarney, this is an ideal introduction to the home of motorsport in the Western Cape.

Killarney Passion for Speed Events

Headlining the programme will be beautiful big-engined beasts from the golden age of endurance racing bearing names such as McLaren, Lola and Porsche. With entries from all over South Africa and beyond, this is international historic racing at its best.

  • Pre66/68 Sports & GT and Sports cars
  • Pre-65 Formula 1 racers of the international FIA Historic Grand Prix Association
  • Pre-74 Historic Single Seaters
  • and more…

The event offers a fascinating glimpse of what world-class motorsport was like in days past, going back to when Killarney International Raceway was built specifically to host the first ever Cape Grand Prix in December 1960.


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