Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 3 - Zwartkops Raceway - 2018-04-07

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 3 – Zwartkops Raceway – 2018-04-07

The popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series joined the nostalgic Historic Tour at Zwartkops Raceway for their third round of the 2018 championship on Saturday, 7 April 2018. Even though there were fewer cars than in the previous round they still managed to thrill the crowds with their close quarter battles and immaculately prepared cars. Qualifying It was a welcome return to the series for Lorenzo Gualtieri (F and R Auto/SavSpeed / Vari/ Powermods BMW F30) announcing his intentions with…

A high speed sunset cruise with Antoni Marx making his way through the field during the second race of the day - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Close second for Marx in Bridgestone BMW thriller

Antonie Marx treated the Zwartkops Raceway crowd to a top-class performance during Round 3 of the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series. Following two action-packed races in his Atomic Oil / TiNCo Motorsport BMW M3, Marx narrowly missed out on the Class C honours on a hot and sunny autumn day on Saturday, April 7. The morning’s qualifying session was already a sign of the closely contested action to come. On one of his flying laps, Marx lost out following…

Jan Eversteyn (BMW E46 M3) - Picture by RacePics.co.za

BMW to mingle with the Historics – Zwartkops 7 April 2018

For the first time ever, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series will join the Historic Tour at Zwartkops on 7 April. This brings both a new attraction to the Historic Tour fans and a new environment for the drivers to enjoy. This is the 3rd round of the championship that follows on from a highly successful round at Phakisa with over 35 cars entered. Zwartkops by tradition sort the classes out for the rest of the year. The series runs…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 2 - Phakisa Freeway - 2018-03-10

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 2 – Phakisa Freeway – 2018-03-10

The second round of the 2018 Bridgestone Club Racing Series saw the championship round forming part of the Bridgestone BMW CCG Phakisa Track Weekend in Welkom. Over 35 cars made the trip to the Free State for the race day on Saturday, March 10 at the iconic Phakisa Freeway. Qualifying Saturday morning saw a new man topping the timesheets during the qualifying session in reigning Engen Polo Cup champion Devin Robertson (Big Boss Auto BMW E46 GTR). Julian Fameliaris (Afrivalve/Lube-Net…

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BMW chase gold in Phakisa, Welkom on March 10, 2018

After an exhilarating first round at Midvaal, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series now heads to Phakisa for Round 2 of the 2018 championship. It happens at the Club’s annual Phakisa Track Weekend- a socially charged highlight of the BMW Car Club Calendar that also hosts the Bridgestone Time Trials and INEX Legends Championship. Class A has a single entrant in Devin Robertson piloting the Big Boss Auto BMW E46 M3 GTR. While Devin is seeking some track time ahead…