Women take over Killarney for a Day

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  1. GTI Challenge racer Andrea Bate gave this young gentleman an introduction to motorsport he will never forget. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  2. The ladies swamped the registration centre from early in the morning. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  3. The ladies swamped the registration centre from early in the morning. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  4. The GTI Challenge drivers waited patiently while the ladies were strapped in. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  5. Then it was the turn of the Biker Chicks. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  6. The bikes may have been borrowed, the grins were all their own. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  7. Carrie-Anne Jane was riding a motorcycle beyond the confines of the training ground for the very first time. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  8. Michelle Vosloo was enjoying her laps immensely, even on a 100cc race bike meant for 8-13 year-olds. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  9. Thirteen-year-old short-circuit racer Erin Lane was out on the main circuit for the first time. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  10. This young lady was understandably nervous; she had not ridden a bike in three years. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  11. This pre-teen short circuit racer kept the throttle pinned all the way round the main circuit. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  12. See Ma, I do know how to lean a bike! - Ilancka Engelbrecht, Suzuki GSX-R750. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  13. Be advised, Dave, you may have difficulty getting this bike back. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  14. This may have been her first time out on a race-track, but we do not think it will be the last. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  15. This rider got on the gas earlier and harder every time through Turn 5. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  16. Live to Race members came to the party with a whole nest of Cobras. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  17. Look at this number plate in a mirror and imagine it coming up fast behind you. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  18. Live to Race contingent was led by this Ford GT40 replica.
  19. You can see the grin on the face of the passenger right through the helmet. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  20. Dina Nel found out for herself just how much fun these overgrown rollerskates are. Picture: Dave Abrahams
  21. Lap times were way quicker at the end of the 20-minute sessions than at the beginning.
  22. Short-circuit endurance racer Martie Bosson gets serious on four wheels. Picture: Dave Abrahamse

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