Motul Clubmans. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Zwartkops hosts Historic feast

Nostalgia returned to the Zwartkops Raceway in style on Saturday, when the venue hosted a round of this year’s Historic and Inland Championships. A large crowd witnessed close racing, great spectacle and unexpected winners. Topping the programme were two combined races for Pre-1974 Sports and Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Richard Schuhardt (RS Botswana Porsche RSR) took the first sports car race from Rui Campos (Porsche 911 RSR) and Andre’ van der Merwe (Evapco Porsche RSR). Schuhardt was mistakenly black-flagged in…

Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) fought for the race one lead with Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW). Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Spectacular racing thrills Western Cape enthusiasts

Glorious weather, close competition, spectacle and a large crowd typified round three of the 2019 Extreme Festival series at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday. Officially, the Global Touring Car contingent headed up the programme. Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) won the opening race ahead of Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW), Simon Moss (All Power Audi), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla) and Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW). Rowe’s car suffered electronic gremlins in race two, after which Moss…

Keagan Masters. Picture: GTC Media

Premier South African motorsport show visits Western Cape

The 2019 Extreme Festival will visit the Western Cape Killarney circuit this Saturday, with the venue to host round three of the country’s premier motorsport road show. Heading up proceedings will be two races for Global Touring Cars, where Simon Moss (All Power Audi) and Keagan Masters (VW Motorsport Jetta) will resume their duel at the top of the points table. Others who could interfere with the fight should include Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta), Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW),…

Darren Winterboer. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Fast-paced Freedom day at the Phakisa Freeway

A full programme and tight racing entertained Free State enthusiasts at the Phakisa Raceway near Welkom on Saturday, with the venue hosting the 2019 EV Dynamics Inland championship. Top billing belonged to the Bridgestone BMW Car Club brigade, with 26 entries taking to the tarmac. Darren Winterboer (Barons BMW E92 M3) won race one comfortably, followed to the flag by Paulo Loureiro (Combined BMW F30), Stefano Martinelli (Dalucon BMW BMW E36 Turbo), Andreas Meier (BMW E36 STC) and Jan Eversteyn…