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…

Mustang drivers Ben Morgenrood and Peter Lindenberg diced for the lead in both of Saturday’s SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Car races. Picture: RacePics

Round 2 of Historic Tour deliver spectacular historic car action

Round two of the 2018 Historic Tour provided spectacle, close competition and some surprising results at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday (April 7). Heading up the day’s programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening heat saw a huge five-car dice for the lead, eventually resolved in favour of Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang), closely followed by Peter Lindenberg (Ford Mustang), Jonathan du Toit  (Chev Nova), Lee Thompson (Ford Galaxie) and Jeffrey Kruger (Plymouth Baracuda).…

Andrew Horne leads David Jermy - Picture by Paul Bedford

Can Horne continue his winning ways at Zwartkops?

Andrew Horne (Xena Chemicals / Budd Power van Diemen) will be looking to build on his perfect start to the season when he heads to Zwartkops Raceway for the second round of the 2018 Investchem Formula Ford Kent Championship on Saturday, 7 April. Red Star Raceway hosted the opening round of the championship and Horne couldn’t have asked for a better start to his quest for another championship. He took two comfortable wins from pole position to take an early…

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…