Kyalami 60 Years of Memories Book

Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit - 60 Years of Memories book containing over 500 pages covering the 60-year period of the iconic circuit's existence.

Publisher's Edition

The Publisher's Edition of the book is limited to 200 numbered and signed copies.
The hard cover, with dust cover, large format book (300x300mm) is presented in protective packaging. All 500 pages are printed on high-quality paper with both black and white and full colour images featured. The Publisher's Edition will also contain six unique prints presenting each decade of the circuit's history.

The book, which contains over 1500 images, many never previously published, is split into five major sections.

The first section of the book covers the early years of the circuits origin and history, the characters involved in the birth of the circuit and how the circuit grew in stature gaining international recognition. The evolution of the layouts are dealt with as well as the recent comprehensive redevelopment of the venue.

The second section of the book covers 61 years of motorsport, both local and international, at Kyalami. The story begins in November 1961 and ends with the 2021 Kyalami 9 Hour held in February 2022. Each year of motorsport is summarised with the addition of period images and results of the international races and listings of the various South African circuit racing champions. This section of the book covers 120 pages.

The third section of the book details all the races held at Kyalami from 1961 until 2021. Many of the hundreds of programme covers for these races are depicted in these 20 pages. Each page covers 3 years of race dates with the selected programme covers.

The fourth section of the book is dedicated to 60 Years of incredible images from numerous well-known local motorsport photographers including Gavin Stapleton (David Stapleton Collection), Malcolm Sampson, David Pearson (, Roger Swan, Colin Watling, Woody Rodseth, Keith Doig, Johan Pretorius, Paul Blackburn, Eric Buijs and Tony Alves.
Over 1200 quality images cover various themes and the various formula and categories that have competed at the circuit over the 60-year period. The images contain detailed captions that cover images taken on the track, in the pits and of the competing drivers, riders and teams. Many of these images have never been in print or rarely been seen with credit provided for every image.

The fifth section of the books cover 60 years of Kyalami Memories. This section contains over 225 special memories received from race drivers, riders, officials, motoring media, photographers, sponsors, marshals, race fans and others that have played a role in the 60 Years of history at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Contributors include those of World Champions and Grand Prix Winners such as Jody Scheckter, Sir Jackie Stewart and Alain Prost.

Author & Publisher: Denis Klopper
Foreword: Toby Venter
Editor: Roger Houghton
Graphic Design & Layout: Chris Dawson | Cinnamon Graphix


Book Price: R4 542.50 incl VAT
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