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2020 Knysna Hillclimb halted by Chinese ‘flu

KNYSNA, South Africa – The 2020 Simola Hillclimb has been postponed to May 6-9 2021 thanks to the ongoing disaster called Covid-19. The event, held in the South African coastal resort of Knysna for the past 10 years had, its organisers say, had become South Africa’s premier motorsport lifestyle event with about 17 000 people from… Continue reading 2020 Knysna Hillclimb halted by Chinese ‘flu

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Knysna auto show charity donations top R500 000

Another R116 000 added to the charity pot Charities under tremendous funding pressure Organisers working on April 2019 Knysna event AUTO SHOW RAISES BIG MONEY: The charity donation presentation by Knysna Motor Show organisers at the Western Cape resort. The car? A Morgan Plus 8. Image: Supplied JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The 2018 Knysna Motor Show, held over… Continue reading Knysna auto show charity donations top R500 000

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Simola Hillclimb going green for Knysna re-forestation

Annual hill-climb team aiming to help re-greening Target thousands of trees after 2017 fires Devastated Knysna looking at re-forestation KNYSNA, Western Cape – The annual Jaguar Simola Hillclimb in Knysna wants to help raise money for the Eden Regeneration Project as part of a commitment to supporting the local community and environmental initiatives, particularly after… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb going green for Knysna re-forestation

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Keen to race? Entries open for 2018 Knysna Simola Hillclimb

Next Jaguar Simola Hillclimb dates; May 4-6 2017 Find your entry applications here Invitational events again Classic Car Friday  KNYSNA, South Africa – Entry lists have opened for the ninth 2018 Simola Hillclimb which in 2017 drew 15 000 spectators to the high ground adjacent to one of the most beautiful river estuaries in the… Continue reading Keen to race? Entries open for 2018 Knysna Simola Hillclimb

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Knysna Hill-climb: First look at the ticket prices

175 entry applications in three weeks Spectatating tickets now available online One-day, weekend, pits and VIP hospitality passes KNYSNA, South Africa – The Jaguar Hill-climb here has grown in popularity each year since its inception 2009 and the 2017 event from May 4-7, the organisers say, looks likely to be the most spectacular yet. There is… Continue reading Knysna Hill-climb: First look at the ticket prices

SIMOLA ON TRACK AGAIN: Image: Jaguar SA
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Simola in gear already for 2017 Knysna hill-climb

Growing interest from overseas competitors King of Hill title expanded to three categories 2017 Jaguar Simola Hill-climb from May 4 to 7 KNYSNA, South Africa – It’s only six months since the 2016 Jaguar Simola Hill-climb but already the organisers are preparing for the eighth of what is once again an annual event and claiming the title… Continue reading Simola in gear already for 2017 Knysna hill-climb

Scribante wins 2016 Knysna double
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Scribante record run takes Knysna KoH title

Scribante first double winner of King of the Hill Jaki Scheckter SuperCar Shootout champion in GT-R Dramatic finale played out to a record crowd RECORD RUN – TWO WINS: Franco Scribante won the 2016 Knysna Hillclimb double on Sunday. Image: Quickpic Special Correspondent Colin Mileman KNYSNA, South Africa – Two thrilling days of unprecedented motor racing… Continue reading Scribante record run takes Knysna KoH title

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New Jag F-Pace drops in on Knysna

All-New Jaguar F-Pace unveiled at Simola Hillclimb New model arrives by helicopter Price and order books opened KNYSNA, South Africa – Jaguar’s all-new F-Pace had its official South African debut at the Jaguar-sponsored Simola Hillclimb on Sunday (May 8 2016) during the lunch break. Jaguar’s first SUV was flown in on a platform slung below… Continue reading New Jag F-Pace drops in on Knysna

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Simola Hillclimb opening of entries delayed

KNYSNA, South Africa – Knysna Speed Festivall, organiser of the Simola Hillclimb, ihas announced that the competitor entry process for the 2021 event will be delayed because of Covid-19. It was scheduled to start on October 1 but Level 1 health regulations do not allow it. Ian Shrosbree, the event’s MD, reported: “We’ve secured provisional… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb opening of entries delayed

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Simola Hillclimb: Get in on the act with virtual Startline Challenge

KNYSNA, South Africa – The 2020 Simola Hill-Climb event has been postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic so, to tide over motorsport fans, the organisers have announced a ”stay-at-home” Startline Challenge. Everybody is invited to line up on the Simola start line by posting a photograph of any car they would love to enter into… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb: Get in on the act with virtual Startline Challenge