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Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 04 - Zwartkops - 2021-06-20

The Passion for Speed comes to town, bereft of a crowd to entertain

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 04 – Zwartkops – 2021-06-20   The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series is back at Zwartkops on Sunday June 20 as part of the Passion for Speed which was to have taken place in January. However, the Covid-19 pandemic is still with us, and therefore long-suffering spectators will not be allowed to witness the usual 2-day feast of motorsport, to which they flocked in such large numbers in years gone by. With no…

Round 03 of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday June 5

Beemers smoking hot in the freezing cold

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 03 – Zwartkops – 2021-06-05 The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series visited Zwartkops for the first time this year and despite the freezing conditions, the day was marked by action aplenty, numerous break outs and some stellar performances. Qualifying on Saturday morning delivered some surprises. Adrian Dalton was not one of them, planting his Xtra Clothing and Shoes BMW E46 M3 CSL firmly in pole position. Behind him and leading the Class B…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 03 - Zwartkops - 2021-06-05

Zwartkops to host the second BMW Car Club Track Day

The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series is back in Gauteng and visits Zwartkops Raceway for the first time in 2021 on June 5 as part of the BMW Gauteng Car Club Trackday. After the last outing at Phakisa at the end of April, there will be a lot to look forward to. William Einkamerer (BTAS BMW E92 335i) took his first win in Class A and will have barely wiped the smile off his face, as he prepares to take…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series visited the Phakisa Freeway on Saturday April 10

A derelict and forlorn venue rekindles memories of a glorious past

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 02 – Phakisa – 2021-04-10 The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series visited the Phakisa Freeway on Saturday April 10, and the unique layout of this once great venue brought out the best in all those who rose to meet its challenge. A total lack of electricity on site also meant that officials had to meet a different challenge which they all did admirably. After the morning’s qualifying session, Andreas Meier took pole position…

Class A: Lorenzo Gualtieri (Savspeed BMW E36 328 Turbo)

Love among the ruins for the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 02 – Phakisa – 2021-04-10 The Phakisa Freeway once hosted some of the greatest names in world motorsport, when for 6 years it staged a round of the Motorcycle World Championship, in pre MOTOGP days. After the last time it did so back in 2004 (!) and later a once off international Nascar type oval event in 2010, the venue has gradually fallen into a state of disrepair and neglect, quite a sad…