News Details

Porsche buys Kyalami circuit in South Africa

Porsche has saved the famous Kyalami circuit from almost certainly being bulldozed by paying $20million for the track at auction. The South African arm of the luxury German car maker is believed to have beaten off several other interested parties after bidders were asked to put down a refundable deposit of just over $400,000. Once the jewel-in-the-crown of the African nation’s tracks, Kyalami’s holding firm, Farm Bothasfontein was put into liquidation earlier this year. Located north of Johannesburg, Kyalami saw 21 Formula 1 world championship races between 1967 and 1993 with Alain Prost winning the final grand prix. It had rejoined F1 at the end of the apartheid period after falling...
Full Story »
2y ago from SpeedCafe.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Porsche saves South African track, buys it for $19.5...

South Africa's most famous motor racing track just got an extension. The...
2y ago from F1Pulse.com

McLaren expects past Hungarian GP success continue on...

McLaren expects past Hungarian GP success continue on SundayPosted On 24...
2y ago from ThisIsF1.com

German Grand Prix: McLaren preview Budapest

Jenson Button The relentless twists and turns of the Hungaroring provide...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Hamilton wary of tyre management

Mercedes AMG Petronas Lewis Hamilton believes that tyre management will...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Vinales hits out at Marquez for following him on long...

Maverick Vinales has hit out at MotoGP rival Marc Marquez for following...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Combined times: Phillip Island MotoGP test

– MotoGP gathered at Phillip Island, picturesque home of the...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Lorenzo: Ducati felt winglet loss more at Phillip...

Ducati recruit Jorge Lorenzo says the absence of MotoGP’s now-banned...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Honda has made MotoGP engine breakthrough - Marquez

Marc Marquez believes Honda made a breakthrough with its MotoGP engine...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Bourdais - Reopening tech will widen divide

Sebastien Bourdais warns that IndyCar's move to open additional areas of...
1d ago from Racer.com

KV Racing officially ends IndyCar program

KV Racing has issued statements for the first time confirming the squad...
3d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Team Murray owner pays tribute to KV Racing

Tributes have flowed for former Verizon IndyCar Series team, KV Racing...
2d ago from SpeedCafe.com

Smaller IndyCar teams under pressure, Coyne warns

Dale Coyne warns that affordability needs to factor into every decision...
3d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

WRC Gallery - Rally Sweden

WRC Gallery - Rally Sweden The Swedish winter delivered a spectacular...
23h ago from WRC.com

Rally Sweden Analysis- Toyota surprise while Neuville...

Rally Sweden was a fairytale event for Jari-Matti Latvala and the brand...

Citroën: 'We have work to do'

Citroën: 'We have work to do' Citroën Racing boss Yves Matton has...
2d ago from WRC.com

FIA to clampdown on excessive WRC stage speeds

WRC stages deemed to be too fast will not be tolerated this season, FIA...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Sutton's Bailey preparing for Arsenal with McDonald's

Sutton United veteran Nicky Bailey reveals he will prepare for Arsenal in...
38m ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Alexis Sanchez comments on dressing room bust-up...

Arsenal had a week to forget last week when they were on the receiving...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Sauber F1 released the first image of its 2017 C36-Ferrari

Sauber F1 team has released the first image of... Read More »
58m ago from ThisIsF1.com

Sauber reveal their 2017 challenger

Sauber Formula 1 team have revealed their 2017... Read More »
1h ago from F1Hub.net

Hamilton clarifies data sharing comments

Lewis Hamilton has clarified comments he made... Read More »
48m ago from Pitpass.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.