ARTICLES RELATING TO DRAG RACING

Fast cars and record-breakers - Thousands of local petrolheads flock to Killarney for the Streetfest

2019-12-30 13:00

Thousands of car freaks, racing fans, and just plain adrenaline junkies poured into Killarney International Raceway on Saturday 28 December for the annual StreetFest.

DRAG STRIP BATTLE: BMW M5 vs. Mercedes-AMG E63 S vs. Porsche Panamera Turbo S

2018-09-27 10:30

Three German saloons meet on the drag strip to see which one is fastest. The protagonists include the BMW's new all-wheel drive M5, Mercedes-AMG's E63 S and Porsche's Panamera Turbo S e-hybrid.

Teen who took dad's Range Rover without permission appears in court for alleged drag race crash

2018-06-22 09:20

A Pietermaritzburg teenager has appeared in court after smashing into several other cars in an alleged drag race.

WATCH: Audi SQ7 vs Porsche Panamera Diesel

2017-12-13 13:16

It's a battle between two diesel-powered German cars - watch as Audi's SQ7 takes on the most powerful production diesel car in the world in the form of Porsche's Panamera.

Plea for space to race

2017-02-13 10:07

Pietermaritzburg's drag racing and spinning fans are no closer to getting a race venue from the City where they can race legally.

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WATCH: Illegal drag race ends in tears for one driver

Two drivers involved in an illegal drag race, came to a head in a heavy crash leaving one driver in a spot of bother.

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WATCH: Nissan's GT-R amazingly doesn't win this supercar drag race

The world's latest supercar, McLaren's 570S, takes on more established rivals, namely the Porsche 911 Turbo S, Audi R8 V10 Plus, and Nissan GT-R in this cool drag race.

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WATCH: This video will hurt Nissan GT-R fanboys

There aren't many cars that can beat a Nissan GT-R in a straight line. The Track edition in this clip uses a 3.8-litre 404kW twin-turbo V6 and is capable of reaching 315km/h. Now watch as this GT-R is beaten in a drag race.

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Ready, Dezzi, Go! KZN gets drags at last

2015-06-16 11:47

The Dezzi Raceway will host its first drag-racing event on June 27. The track's quarter-mile strip will see 85 competitors...

 

WATCH: Drag racing with JP Smith - 'We must provide street racers with a space where they can legally race'

2019-01-31 11:39

City of Cape Town's JP Smith recently met with Killarney commentator and driver Ernest Page to address illegal drag racing. Watch as Smith answers important while being taken for a spin! .

City drag racers ‘won’t stop’

2018-07-02 10:44

Pietermaritzburg street racing enthusiasts say illegal street racing will continue unabated until the city provides them with a legal drag race strip.

City drag racer wrecks six cars

2018-06-21 17:03

At least six cars were damaged during an illegal drag race in Pietermaritzburg’s CBD and police confirmed on Wednesday that the mayhem is under investigation.

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Wow! This Mercedes-Benz G500 smokes the quarter mile strip

Although not known for its drag racing capabilities, watch this tuned Mercedes-Benz G500 rack up a 1/4 mile time of 13.8 seconds!

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Type R vs Nissan Champ: This Cape Town drag race almost went horribly wrong

2016-10-31 10:42

A Nissan Champ bakkie suffered broken driveshaft while battling a Honda Civic Type R at Cape Town's Killarney drag strip. Watch what transpired.

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WATCH: The world's greatest drag race features over 5000kW!

US automotive publication Motor Trend pits the protagonists of its Best Driver's Car competition in an epic drag race. Watch 13 of the world's best sports cars race to the line.

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WATCH: Cameraman almost flattened by Lamborghini

The Lamborghini Aventador LP750 SV rockets from 0-100km/h in 2.9 seconds and tops out at over 350km/h. Watch a cameraman run in front of the Italian supercar moments before it launches.

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Awesome drag race: Bugatti Veyron vs McLaren P1

Can McLaren's new P1 beat what is regarded as the ultimate hypercar - Bugatti's Veyron? Watch and find out...

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Whoa! Watch a Smart car outrun a Mustang

2014-05-29 14:28

A tiny Smart ForTwo vs a Ford Mustang in a drag race... No contest, right? In most cases that's true unless you heavily modify the little city car. Watch the epic race!

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