Julian Fameliaris - Class A - Took Class A and Overall win for the day

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 8 – Zwartkops Raceway – 2017-10-07

Overcast skies and a nippy wind welcomed race drivers to Zwartkops Raceway as they arrived for their third visit this year, this time for the eighth and penultimate round of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series. But, following sustained rains over the previous few days, the weather finally smiled upon the drivers, and by mid-morning, the track had dried out enough to ensure some action-packed racing. Qualifying Held when the track was still somewhat damp, qualifying showed few surprises, with…

Eugene Gouws

Inland Champtionship – Round 8 – Zwartkops Raceway – Review

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria hosted the penultimate round of this year’s Inland Series on Saturday, with nine competing disciplines treating the crowd to a full day of spectacle on both four and two wheels. Officially, the top crowd drawcard were two Bridgestone BMW Club Series races. Driving the only Class A car, Julian Fameliaris (Tower Crane BMW 328i Turbo) led both the heats from starting lights to chequered flag. In race one he led home Riaan Woest (Viking Mining…

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Inland Championship – Round 8 – 07 October 2017 – Zwartkops Raceway – Preview

The eight and penultimate round of the Inland Championship will take place at Zwartkops Raceway outside Pretoria this coming Saturday, October the 7th, 2017

Sarel van der Merwe (1964 Ford Galaxie), Jeffrey Kruger (1964 Ford Comet) and Jonathan du Toit (1965 TAR Chev Nova) fought for the lead in Saturday’s SKF Pre-1966 Legend Sakloon Car races at Zwartkops - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Historic racing thrills Zwartkops crowd

Historic car racing returned to the Zwartkops circuit near Pretoria in style on Saturday, with both venerable vehicles and veteran drivers thrilling the crowd. The event’s biggest crowd drawcard was the return of local motorsport maestro Sarel van der Merwe, driving a 1964 Liqui Moly Ford Galaxie in the races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Van der Merwe was on point, planting the Galaxie firmly on pole position during Saturday morning’s official qualifying session. He followed that by leading…

Saturday's SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Car races should feature huge spectacle, with the Pablo Clark Ford Galaxies of Sarel van der Merwe and Paulo Cavalieri at the front end - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Swinging sixties and Sarel van der Merwe return to Zwartkops Raceway

South African historic car racing will return to its traditional home next Saturday (September 16), when the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host the penultimate round of this year’s Historic Tour. The event – dubbed “A return of the Swinging Sixties” – will see more than 180 competitors tackling 18 races in nine separate car categories. And, there will be a very special guest driver, in the person of motorsport legend Sarel van der Merwe. The maestro will head up…