Lotus Challenge. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Lotus Challenge: Zwartkops Raceway preview

Round seven of the Lotus challenge takes place at Zwartkops raceway on 20th October. 2018 has seen entries from premier league drivers such as Brad Benningfield, Jeffrey Kruger and Mackie Adlem. The overall Northern regions title fight resumes at this iconic venue between Mackie and Jeffrey. Both young men are leading their respective classes (B and L) but the shootout for the overall Lotus Challenge Northern regions championship continues. With just one round left on the calendar, post the upcoming…

Michael Stephen - Engen Audi GTC. Picture: David Ledbitter

Sasol GTC Championship heading for exciting season grand finale

Sandton, South Africa – The three-way fight for the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship is set to be settled at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 20th October in a no-holds-barred showdown between the country’s top racing drivers. After eight rounds of world-class touring car action across South Africa, the title decider will keep motorsport fans entertained until the last lap of the season. Leading the title chase is the defending, two-times Sasol GTC Champion, Michael Stephen (Engen Audi GTC) who has amassed…

Adrian Wood’s next goal will be a GTC2 victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood aims for win in Sasol GTC finale

Ending his debut Sasol GTC2 season on a high; that will be the primary goal for Adrian Wood during the 2018 season finale at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of 19-20 October. With a host of consecutive podium finishes of late, the next aim for the Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa driver will be victory. “We’ve learned quite a lot in our debut season” explains Wood. “The level of competition in GTC2 is very good and we caught on rather…

Marx taking the Class C lead in Race 2. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Marx defies odds to extend championship lead

If Lady-Luck found a favourite venue to visit in 2018, it certainly must be the TiNCo Motorsport pit garage on Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series weekends. Heading into the penultimate round of the 2018 season at Zwartkops Raceway, Antonie Marx had a mere one-point lead in the championship. With the odds stacked against him while struggling with power issues in his Xado BMW M3, he ended the Saturday, October 13 race day in an even stronger position. “After fitting the…

Mohamed Dangor has become a formidable force in the Class B field during 2018. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team aiming for strong results at penultimate Challenge

Following a rollercoaster season the MotorMart Racing Team is looking to end the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on a high. The final two rounds of the season will both be taking place at Zwartkops Raceway within three weeks of each other; the first of these will see the team in action on Saturday, October 20. “It has been a very successful debut season for us, both on-track and on the corporate side” says the Klerksdorp dealership owner and Class B…