So Where Is Hakskeenpan?
Approximately 50km from the Namibian border on the R31. We realize it is a long way to drive, but believe us when we say it is well worth it. Nowhere else in the world will you find such a pristine surface for land speed racing. Its flat, its fairly hard and there are miles of it:
LAT : -26.749826
LAT: 26° 45' 1.94"S
LON: 20°11' 36.28" E
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|FROM||ROUTES||APPROX DISTANCE & TIME|
|Johannesburg||N14 and R31||
899 km, 12 hours 7 mins
1,329 km, 17 hours 30 mins
1,162 km, 15 hours 0 mins
1,032 km, 14 hours 10 mins
- Travel North from Upington on the R360 till it becomes the R31.
- After approx 246km from Upington, you will get Klein Mier on your left.
- 10km Further the road will cross Hakskeenpan. Keep an eye out for a board on your left with Bloodhound Project written on it. The gate nearby is the entrance to SpeedWeek (also on the left).
- If you reach Rietfontein then you have gone about 17km too far.
We have an unmanned, instruments only airstrip at these co-ordinates: