Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) will be the favourite to clinch the year’s Sasol Global Touring Car title at Zwartkops. Picture: RacePics.co.za

2018 South African circuit racing titles to be concluded at Big Z

South Africa’s premier four circuit racing championships will be finalized at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (October 20), with the venue to host the final round of this year’s Extreme Festival series. Top billing will belong to the Sasol Global Touring Car brigade, where Michael Stephen (Engen Audi), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Simon Moss (Engen Audi) could all be crowned as the season’s overall champion. Chasing them, and able to interfere with their efforts, will be Johan…

Rick Loureiro. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Hot Regional championship racing at cold Zwartkops

Cold and blustery weather did not deter an enthusiastic  crowd at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, when the venue hosted the penultimate round of this year’s Inland Championship. Those who braved the conditions were treated to a full day of varied and spectacular motorsport, before rain brought play to a halt in the late afternoon. Top billing belonged to the Bridgestone BMW Car Club brigade, with the opening race won by Rick Loureiro (Combined BMW 335i), ahead of…

Dominic Lincoln

Dominic Lincoln chosen for Richard Mille Young Talent Academy

BirelART launched an initiative early this year aimed to create a pathway from karting to single-seater racing. In order to achieve this, BirelART have partnered with Richard Mille and will be offering one BirelART driver the opportunity to compete in the 2019 French Formula 4 Championship. Each BirelART importer is empowered to select one driver to send through to a two day “shoot out” which will take place at the Paul Ricard Race Track in the South of France on…

The day’s closest racing could be provided by the Liqui Moly INEX Lagend brigade. Photo: Tony Alves.

Inland Championship title fighting at Zwartkops

Regional title chasing will be the name of the game at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (October 13), when the venue will host the penultimate round of the 2018 EV Dynamics Inland Championship. Heading up a full and varied programme will be two races for the Bridgestone BMW Car Club Series, with 24 contenders scheduled to face the starter. Fighting for overal victories on the day should be drivers like David Coetzee (ELKSA BMWE36 Turbo), Lorenzo Gualtieri (Papa…

Kwanda Mokoena

Kwanda Mokoena ends national season on a high note

The final round of the South Africa Rotax Max Challenge took place at Zwartkops Raceway this past weekend and Kwanda Mokoena can be proud of his achievements this year. The weekend started off on a high note, with Kwanda qualifying his FA kart in pole position. He led the first race on Sunday morning, but didn’t seem to have the same pace as on Saturday. The very competitive front runners fought tooth and nail for the top spot and Kwanda…