Luke Hill leading Heat 1 of Kid ROK during the opening round of the National ROK Cup at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Photo: Raymond Cornwell

Lightning expected to strike Port Elizabeth

With only a few days before the second round of the National Rok Cup championship, young Luke Hill will be looking to continue the fine form he’s shown throughout 2019 thus far. Having scored a hat-trick of wins at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit during Round 1, Luke heads to the Celso Scribante Karting Circuit leading the Kid ROK championship. As if competing in one class isn’t challenging enough, Luke also competes in the very competitive Mini ROK class, having made…

The MotorMart Volkswagen Challenge races will top Saturday's Extreme Festival programme at the Midvaal Raceway. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Extreme Festival to visit Midvaal Raceway

The Midvaal Raceway near Meyerton will host the 2019 Regional Extreme Festival on Saturday, with five categories on four and two wheels to participate.   Topping the day’s activities will be two races for MotorMart VW Challenge contenders, with 27 competitors to line up. Current championship points leader Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) will start as the man to beat, with his closest adversaries people like Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Allwagen Spares Polo), Bevin Masters (CPS Warehouse Polo), Eric…

Simon Moss (All Power Audi) won Saturday’s opening race for Global Touring Cars at Zwartkops. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Brilliant racing entertains large Zwartkops crowd

Great spectacle, good weather and a large crowd typified round two of the 2019 Extreme Festival at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday. Officially, the day’s premier status belonged to the Global Touring Car contingent. The first race went to Simon Moss (All Power Audi), ahead of Daniel Rowe (Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta), Keagan Masters (Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta), Tschops Sipuka (All Power Audi), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla) and Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW). Race two saw the cars of Rowe…

The works Volkswagen Jettas of Daniel Rowe and Keagan Masters, plus the EPS Couriers BMW of Johan Fourie should fight for podium places in the Global Touring Car races. Picture: Paul Bedford.

Extreme Festival brings motorsport extravaganza to Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round two of the 2019 Extreme Festival next Saturday (April 6), with seven of the country’s premier circuit racing categories to participate. Officially, the programme will be headed up by two races for Global Touring Cars, with top contenders to include Simon Moss (Audi A3), Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta), Keagan Masters (VW Motorsport Jetta), Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW), and Tschops Sipuka ((Audi A3). Bradley Liebenberg (VW…

Paulo Loureiro. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Inland and Historic Championship – Midvaal Raceway – Report

The 2019 EV Dynamics Inland championship visited the Midvaal  Raceway near Meyerton on Saturday, with a full racing programme entertaining a sizable crowd. Top billing on the day belonged to the Bridgestone BMW Car Club brigade, with 26 competitors facing the starter. Paulo Loureiro (Combined BMW F30 335) won race one, followed by Andreas Meier (BMW E36 STC), Jan Eversteyn (Bavaria BMW M3), JB Breedt (BMW M3) and Len-Henry Gobey (G&H Transport BMW Z4M). Loureiro repeated the victory in race…