Antonie Marx during Round 4 in his Atomic Oil BMW M3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Midway point in season sees Marx in strong position

With the halfway point in the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Championship reached, things are dead-even at the top of the championship. Antonie Marx finds himself as joint-leader in the overall championship heading into Round 5 at Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion. Will he be able to emerge as undisputed leader following the Saturday, July 21 race day? Although Round 4 at Midvaal Raceway saw him only collecting points from the lower positions in Class C, he still holds…

Clinton Bezuidenhout - Glyco - Picture by David Ledbitter

Clinton Bezuidenhout top-scores for Signature Motorsport Polo Cup team

Signature Motorsport came away from a drenched Port Elizabeth with a runner-up podium and third place overall race result for Clinton Bezuidenhout after a challenging weekend for the team of young drivers. It was a weekend of firsts for the team’s youngest driver Altan Bouw, who has never driven the Aldo Scribante race track nor driven a Polo race car in the wet, prior to the fifth round of the Engen Polo Cup series. Darren Oates had a confidence-denting crash…

A level-headed drive from Johan Fourie saw him finish the firth race in third place - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Double podium for Fourie at wet Port Elizabeth Sasol GTC

Saturday, July 14 saw Johan Fourie adding two more podium finishes to his 2018 Sasol GTC tally at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack. Despite tricky weather conditions the EPS Racing BMW driver delivered to solid performances to finish as one of the stars of the day. The first two of Friday’s practice sessions were conducted in rainy conditions providing the VM Innovations team adequate time to ensure a strong setup. The circuit did dry out during the course of the afternoon…

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Old Style BMW Track and Race Day combined – Zwartkops – 21 July 2018

The popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series will, for the second time this year, return to their old format of track and race day combined events as they head to Zwartkops Raceway for Round 5 of the championship. The Bridgestone Track and Race Day hosted by Auto Alpina Boksburg will take place this coming Saturday, 21 July 2018 at Zwartkops Raceway. Race Series aside, the day will also host the Bridgestone Time Trial Series while members of the public have…

Charl Arangies (Stradale Lamborghini Gallardo)

Wet Weather, Hot Racing at Aldo Scribante – 14 July 2018

Cold and wet weather did not deter a large crowd from visiting the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth on Saturday, when the venue hosted round five of this year’s Extreme Festival. Officially, the premier attractions were two races for Sasol Global Touring cars. Defending SA champion Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) led the opening race from start to finish, followed by Simon Moss (Engen Audi), Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), Mathew Hodges (VW Motorsport Jetta), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and…