Graeme Nathan (VW SupaPolo)

Brilliant racing typifies regional Zwartkops event

Great spectacle, brilliant racing and happiness all round typified Saturday’s regional event at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria. Most of the participating competitors had not sat in a race car since the start of the Covid-19 Lockdown and were more than happy to face the starter. Topping the day’s activities were two rounds of the Pozidrive VW Challenge series, with 32 cars taking to the tarmac. Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) took both the race victories, ahead of Kevin Masters (CPS…

Pozidrive VW Challenge

Regional racing return attracts large Zwartkops entries

Regional racing will return to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria in style this Saturday, with close to 200 competitors taking to the tarmac during the venue’s September Regional Festival. Heading up the programme will be two races for the Pozidrive VW Challenge brigade, with 37 drivers to face the starter. Victory favourites should include Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo), Wayne Masters (Performance Masters Polo), Dawie van der Merwe (Universal Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Bluebelt Polo), Leon Odendaal (Bluebelt Polo), Robyn Kriel (T-Rex…

Extreme Festival returns in style at Zwartkops Raceway

Round two of this year’s Extreme Festival was concluded in spectacular manner at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, and it was really good, even though it took place in front of empty grandstands. Topping events were two rounds of the Oettinger Polo Cup championship, with the first going to Justin Oates (Total Polo), leading home Darion Busi (Universal Health Polo) and Jurie Swart (G-Energy Polo). Busi won the next time out, followed by Darren Oates and Justin Oates.…

National Extreme Festival resume at the Zwartkops Raceway this Saturday

National championship circuit racing will resume at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday, with two rounds of the 2020 Oetinger Polo Cup title chase heading up a 14-race programme. Judging by the season’s two opening races at Zwartkops four months ago, tough competition can be expected this Saturday. Top contenders should include Dario Busi (Universal Health Polo), Darren Oates (Total Polo), Justin Oates (Total Polo), Clinton Bezuidenhout (Universal Health Polo), Arnold Neveling (Ferodo Polo), Jurie Swart (G-Energy Polo), Matt…

Ian Kotwal (Retoria Motors BMW F22 325i Turbo)

Jan Eversteyn comes to the fore in a day of stellar performances

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 02 – Zwartkops – 2020-07-25 The Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series made a welcome return to the track on Saturday 25 July, as part of the Zwartkops Winter Challenge, and with all the pandemic restrictions in force in all walks of life at the moment, a challenge it was indeed. But competitors and officials alike lived up to it, and hopefully that will augur well for local motorsport’s resumption at large.   Race…