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As it happened: #GuguZuluMemorial at Kyalami

2016-07-26 11:11

REST IN PEACE GUGU: Wheels24 is attending the memorial service of the late Gugu Zulu. Image: Facebok

Kyalami, Gauteng - The memorial service for South African motorsport legend, Gugu Zulu, is being held at the Kyalami racetrack in Gauteng.

A life cut short

Gugu Zulu and his wife, Letshego, attempted to summit Mount Kilimanjaro earlier in July 2016. Sadly, Zulu did not survive the attempt and passed away on July 18.

READ: 'We’ve lost a true motorsport gem' - Wheels24 remembers #GuguZulu

Zulu and Letshego were climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for the 2016 edition of Trek4Mandela.

Wheels24's Sean Parker is attending the memorial service of the late Gugu Zulu at Kyalami racetrack (scroll below the live tweets to view the video of the memorial service).

LATEST FROM #GuguZuluMemorial - Gideon Sam, President of SASCOC, said: "To the family and motorsport, you have lost one of your best."

Gugu Zulu's mother gives moving tribute to her son:

Watch the memorial service as we bid farewell to an SA racing icon:  

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