Round 06 of the BMW Club Racing Series at the Zwartkops Raceway on 23 October

A new champion emerged, spectators returned, and the racing did not disappoint

BMW Club Racing Series – Round 06 – Zwartkops – 2021-10-23 After what has seemed like an eternity, the silence in the stands turned into beautiful noise with an appreciative crowd again clapping the efforts of a varied cast in some of the best categories in the country. The BMW Club Racing Series rose to the occasion with two eventful races. Adrian Dalton (Xtra Shoes and Clothing BMW E46 M3 CSL) took pole position in Saturday’s qualifying, and William Einkamerer…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 06 - Zwartkops - 2021-10-23

Spectators make a welcome return as the BMW Race Series returns to Zwartkops

BMW Club Racing Series – Round 06 – Zwartkops – 2021-10-23 It has been an awfully long time since local motorsport entertained an appreciative crowd, but thankfully that should be at an end with the new Level 1 Covid restrictions being followed for Saturday’s Extreme Festival at Zwartkops. Although a limit of 2000 people has been set for outdoor events, the passion of local enthusiasts should ensure that even a smaller number than that will make the occasion memorable. In…

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…

Round 04 of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series at the Zwartkops Raceway on Sunday June 20

Bridgestone BMW’s deliver a racing feast worthy of a great festival

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 04 – Zwartkops – 2021-06-20 The 2-day Passion for Speed Festival at Zwartkops was once again a grand affair which sadly this year could not entertain the crowd it always attracts and deserves. It was almost eerie to see such a spectacle playing to empty grandstands. Nevertheless, the many different categories which competed over the weekend delivered a feast of racing which underlined the diversity which lives on in local motorsport in these…