Round 05 of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series at the Phakisa Freeway on September 18

The Bridgestone BMW’s blow off the cobwebs in style in the Goldfields

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 05 – Phakisa – 2021-09-18 After a 3-month hiatus, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series visited the Phakisa Freeway for a second time this year, and everyone relished the experience. A cold and blustery start to Saturday’s proceedings saw Rick Loureiro place his slick shod Class A Combined Racing BMW F30 335i Production in pole position ahead of Adrian Dalton (Xtra Clothing and Shoes BMW E46 M3 CSL) and Devin Robertson (BTAS BMW…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 05 - Phakisa - 2021-09-18

The Goldfields revisited as Bridgestone BMW’s return to an old favourite

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 05 – Phakisa – 2021-09-18 The Phakisa Freeway once again hosts the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series on Saturday 18 September, 3 months almost to the day since a wheel was last turned in anger. In the interim, the ravages of the Covid-19 pandemic have left motorsport tragically bereft of many wonderful friends and contributors, but in their memory, it must carry on as strongly as ever. A strong field lines up at…

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…

Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day and Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Round 6 – Phakisa Freeway – 2019-08-16 & 17

This coming weekend, the 16th and 17th of August, will see the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series make their second appearance at the Phakisa Freeway as part of the third Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day. Race Series aside, the day will also host the Bridgestone Time Trial Series championship while members of the public will have an opportunity to go for a fast lap in the Bridgestone Hot Lap vehicles driven by a professional driver for just R150.…