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SA racing legend Gugu Zulu would have turned 41 today

One of South Africa's most successful motorsport driver's Gugu Zulu would have celebrated his 41st birthday today. We take a look at his career highlights.

8 fast cats score trophies at #JaguarSHC

The 10th Jaguar Simola Hillclimb was a successful affair for Team Jaguar, with a total of eight podium finishes for all eight entries across various categories.

Force India's Perez fastest in 1st Italian GP practice

2018-08-31 13:30
As it happened

Image: AFP

Force India driver Sergio Perez set the fastest time in the first practice for the Italian Grand Prix on Friday.

Perez was .550 seconds quicker than Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen and .593 clear of team mate Esteban Ocon in an unlikely top three. Title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel stayed mainly away from the track in rainy conditions.

Hamilton - the championship leader - was 11th, 2.546 slower than Perez after doing only six laps in his Mercedes to the Mexican's 18.

Vettel missed most of the running following a gearbox change on his Ferrari. The German was 17th, 3.867 slower than Perez after completing only four laps.

More rain is forecast for Saturday morning but it is expected to be dry for qualifying and the race on Sunday.


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