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Simola Hillclimb goes to generic titling – and greater future

THE 2020 Simola Hillclimb will have a new title and is spreading its advertising sponsorship to include five ”top tier” automakers instead of just one main sponsor. The 11th such event is scheduled for Knysna over May 7-10 next year. This change in strategy, The Corner was told, will see the festival, bring on board… Continue reading Simola Hillclimb goes to generic titling – and greater future

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Stunt ace for Simola to step up with the F-Pace

World-renowned British stunt driver lined up Taking a Jaguar F-Pace up Simola hill on two wheels WARNING: This is NOT a feature on reducing tyre wear KNYSNA, South Africa – Multiple world record-holder Terry Grant will join Jaguar at the 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb as a Jaguar race driver but on Classic Car Friday (May 4) will… Continue reading Stunt ace for Simola to step up with the F-Pace

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Are you ready? Booking open for 2018 Simola hill-climb

Record entries for Classic Car Friday and King of the Hill 400-seat grandstand introduced, plus Pit Priority Parking Limited VIP Hospitality and Pit Access tickets selling fast KNYSNA, South Africa – The 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb in Knysna, the ninth in this long-running and award-winning event, has been scheduled for May 3 to 6 and… Continue reading Are you ready? Booking open for 2018 Simola hill-climb

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Jaguar Classic Parts for SA follow Simola Hillclimb success

Jaguar Classic Parts available soon through JLR Each made to original Jaguar designs More than 30 000 parts for six classic models PRETORIA, South Africa – Jaguar Land Rover SA will soon have stock of genuine service and maintenance parts for classic Jaguars. The catalogue will have more than 30 000 part numbers, each made from original… Continue reading Jaguar Classic Parts for SA follow Simola Hillclimb success

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Glorious end to record ’17 Simola Hillclimb

Final day of the 2017 Simola Hillclimb Record times in three new categories Record attendance for best weekend yet KNYSNA, South Africa – The 2017 Kynsna Hillclimb took the annual event, the eighth, to new heights with an estimated 15 000 spectators, slick organisation by main sponsor Jaguar and what has been described as “an… Continue reading Glorious end to record ’17 Simola Hillclimb

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2017 Simola Hillclimb: All the Day 2 quali action

Bezuidenhout, Baard, Scheckter the drivers to beat Great day of qualifying for Simola Hillclimb 2017 Epic battles in Road and Supercar categories By Special Correspndent COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa – The scene is set for a battle of the Titans today (May 7) in the Knysna Hillclimb ‘King of the Hill’ if the times from… Continue reading 2017 Simola Hillclimb: All the Day 2 quali action

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Simola Day 1: All the results, background, interviews

Franco Scribante (1970 Chevron) takes Conqueror again Charles Arton runner-up in 1979 March Formula Atlantic ‘Spirit of Dave Charlton’ award to car guru Dickon By Special Correspondent COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa, May 5 2017 – The eighth annual Jaguar Simola Hillclimb got under way in Knysna on Friday (May 5 2017) with Classic Car Friday… Continue reading Simola Day 1: All the results, background, interviews

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Classic JWR Cat to feature at ’17 Simola Hillclimb

Jaguar XJ-S for Knysna Classic Car Friday Vehicle specially prepared by JLR apprentices Genuine parts, Castrol lubes only, used in XJ-S KNYSNA, South Africa – Entries don’t have to be small and nimble to enter the annual Simola Hillclimb at this South African coastal resort – they can be big and have claws and rippling… Continue reading Classic JWR Cat to feature at ’17 Simola Hillclimb

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Nissan sending GT-R hillthletes to challenge Simola

Nissan sending GT-R team to war Japanese aiming to claw Jaguars? One GT-R packing 1500kW to Simola ROSSLYN, South Africa – Nissan is sending a fleet of 12 GT-R supercars to challenge the rest – particularly Jaguar, the main sponsor? – at Knysna’s Simola Hillclimb over May 5-8. At stake will be the supercar crown and the battle will… Continue reading Nissan sending GT-R hillthletes to challenge Simola

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Final countdown for 2017 Simola Hillclimb

• Three-day programme of holiday Hillclimb action • SA champ/Daytona 24 winner Tony Martin Grand Marshal • Shuttles from Knysna High School grounds parking COLIN MILEMAN KNYSNA, South Africa – South Africa’s most spectacular annual motorsport extravaganza will be rolling this weekend (May 4-8) in the hills above this coastal resort town on South Africa’s Garden Route.… Continue reading Final countdown for 2017 Simola Hillclimb