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Racing in Killarney, Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa
Drag racers are in for a treat at the Killarney Motor Racing Complex, in about 30 minutes from Cape Town. The track has existed time immemorial in a different variety of forms, until it was upgraded to a F1 racing track in 1960 and hosted its first F1 international Grand Prix.
The race track is an approximate 3.3 km/2 mi road course long, with 5 main turns and 9 corners. The fast drivers are offered a drag day monthly opportunity to show off their fast skills, using their own road legal cars mostly on the main circuit. There is a 13 second rule according to which once you breach it and go faster, you get disqualified for safety reasons. The vehicles need to pass a safety check before participation.
Attire recommended are a reasonable crash helmet, long pants and long-sleeved shirts for both the driver and any passengers.