2020 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series gets off to a flying start

2020 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series gets off to a flying start

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 01 – Zwartkops – 2020-02-01 This year’s Passion for Speed Festival at Zwartkops on the first weekend of February lifted the curtain on the local track racing season, and in sweltering heat a bumper crowd turned out to see some great racing by old and new machinery. The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series contested their first round of the championship and added much to the day’s varied programme, with some stellar performances giving…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series set to add spice to the 2020 Passion for Speed

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series set to add spice to the 2020 Passion for Speed

The traditional curtain raiser of the local motorsport season has grown enormously over the years, and this year’s 19th Passion for Speed event takes place at the Zwartkops Raceway on the first 2 days of Feb, celebrating the Golden Age of Motor Racing. The huge festival of motoring and its varied programme will include the opening round of this year’s Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series. A clean new slate will see many repeat offenders, who in 2019 thrilled and spilled,…

Thrilling final round of Extreme Festival at Red Star Raceway

The 2019 national Extreme Festival series came to a spectacular conclusion at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas on Saturday, with five South African titles wrapped up during the day. The top item on the agenda was to appoint this year’s South African Global Touring Car champion. Race one saw early front runners Simon Moss (All Power Audi) and Robert Wolk (Investchem BMW) go off the circuit together, into a cloud of dust and immediate retirement. That left Keagan Masters…

Spectacular varied racing programme wows Zwartkops Crowd

Despite chilly morning weather, a large crowd turned up at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, to be entertained by a wide variety of historic and contemporary car racing. Topping the programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Their opening race was spectacularly close, with Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chevy Nova) eventually finishing three hundreths of a second ahead of Hennie Groenewald (TAR Mercury Comet), with Jeffrey Kruger (TAR Chevelle) third, another four tenths of a…

Varied, spectacular racing action awaits at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will offer patrons a wide, varied and spectacular motorsport mix this Saturday, with the best Historic and Inland four-wheel racing categories joining forces. No fewer than 23 races will accommodate 12 separate competition disciplines on the day. Heading up the historical side of the programme will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloons and Sports Cars. The Legend V8 class will be led by Lee Thompson (Chev Chevelle), Hennie Groenewald (SP Mercury Comet), Jonathan…