Category Archives: Motorsport

Silver Cup Win for First Lady

Port Elizabeth – This weekend saw the First Lady, Clare Vale pick up the winner’s trophy in the Silver Cup section of the final round of the SupaDrift Series. Clare qualified her Liqui-Moly Mustang in 17th position and thus pole position in the Silver Cup section of the competition. The Aldo Scribante track proved challenging […]

Successful Kiehl’s Charity Cheetah Karting Day

Pretoria – Clare Vale Racing Team’s 2015 annual Kiehl’s Charity Cheetah Karting Day took place on Sunday, raising a record amount of R54,000.00 for the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre. The event took place at the Zwartkops Kart track near Pretoria and saw 12 teams take to the track. Four teams from Kiehl’s SA (named […]

2015 Charity Cheetah Karting Day

Pretoria – Sunday the 13th of September 2015 will see 12 karts racing for a good cause at the Zwartkops International kart circuit. Twelve corporate teams will compete to help raise funds for the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, De Wildt. Teams from RAM Automotive, Team Snake Pit, three from Bridgestone SA, two from Jaguar […]

When Player departures have hurt the most

Player departures from their various teams are at a high in the media right now especially with the departures of Willie le Roux from the Cheetahs, everyone from Kaizer Chiefs and even Bongani Khumalo from Tottenham Hotspurs. What resulted was that I started thinking about times when players have left teams I support and how […]

The Pit Wall – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Claire Earley Lewis Hamilton is officially a two-time World Champion, putting him alongside the likes of Fernando Alonso, Graham Hill, Jim Clark, Emerson Fittipaldi and Mika Häkkinen. He drove an outstanding season, and performed where it mattered. He deserves all the credit and congratulations he is receiving. He is an outstanding driver and a good […]

Mark Winterbottom Interview

All Things Jabu were extremely lucky this week as we were given the opportunity to interview Monroe Shocks V8 Supercar driver Mark Winterbottom! Firstly Mark, thank you so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to chat to us. ATJ: You’ve raced against Jamie Whincup since Formula Ford days. Did racing in Formula […]

The Pit Wall: Russia

By Claire Earley I have always had a thing for Russia, ever since I was young. It was always this very mysterious and far away place with exotic things like Cossacks, cathedrals and vast expanses of land. Oh, and vodka. So in light of that, I was extremely excited to have an F1 race in […]

The Pit Wall – Japan

I’m going to be breaking from tradition here for this week just for a bit to pay some respect to Jules Bianchi in light of his horror crash this weekend. So who exactly is Jules Bianchi? Just a little bit of background information (at the risk of boring those who already know – look away […]

The Pit Wall – Singapore

Singapore was a scorcher in more ways than one this past weekend! Reliability issues, intense humidity and general chaos as per the norm in Singapore, all made the race into one of the more memorable in recent years. Singapore is always an exciting race for me – I love the night race concept and think […]

The Pit Wall – Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has won a major mental battle this weekend, and it was spectacular to watch. Hamilton looked strong all weekend, especially in qualifying where he was clocked an amazing 15km/h faster than his teammate through the Lesmo’s, but it was his tenacity on race day that makes it a special victory. Lining up on […]