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Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #2 Racetracks

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #2 Racetracks all over South Africa About my first season motor racing: I went to Kyalami outside Johannesburg; Roy Hesketh outside Pietermaritzburg; East London; Aldo Scribante outside Port Elizabeth; Killarney outside Cape Town; Brandfort outslde Bloemfontein; and Welkom. The pictures show: Left column: More about ‘Kyalami rock-‘n’-roll’ under these pics. Top right:…

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #3 Pretoria, S

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #3 Pretoria, South Africa 1974 We went from Durban to Pretoria in South Africa to take part in a multi-discipliniary sporting mixed event. The distance was about 400 miles/640 kilometres, so that meant we spent two nights there. We were being hosted to dinner that evening and the one Trophy was proudly…

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #2 Racetracks

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #2 Racetracks all over South Africa About my first season motor racing: I went to Kyalami outside Johannesburg; Roy Hesketh outside Pietermaritzburg; East London; Aldo Scribante outside Port Elizabeth; Killarney outside Cape Town; Brandfort outslde Bloemfontein; and Welkom. Left column: More about ‘Kyalami rock-‘n’-roll’ under these pics. Top right: I’m holding the…

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #1 South Afric

Ian Robinson’s Ramblings #1 South Africa. Seventies. I met a group of drivers and their mechanics at about three am in the middle of the night on the outskirts of Johannesburg. It was my first time doing this, as I was new to motor racing. It was early February and the temperature was close to…