Motor Racing in South Africa (from Classic Car Africa)

Early Motor Racing In South Africa

I am enclosing some cuttings that my late dad, Ray Lock sent me about motor racing in South Africa. Most are from Frank Hoal’s excellent series in Classic Car Africa

Hope you enjoy the memories…

“The important thing is not to win, but to take part.
The important thing in life is not the triumph, but the struggle.
The essential thing is not to have conquered, but to have fought well.”


“To drive fearlessly to win is to win another race – the race against fear –
(trophies themselves are but symbols to delight old age);
To challenge your fellow man in peaceful pursuit
Of courage is the epitome of courage; 
To lose the race with grace is the embodiment of grace itself.
To triumph is to achieve glory
But glory is empty without…

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One Response to “Motor Racing in South Africa (from Classic Car Africa)”

  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on Inside the Mind of a Grand Prix champion.


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