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…

David Coetzee (ELKSA Ford Falcon) should be a driver to watch in Saturday's Mobil 1 V8 Supercar races. Picture: Eric Buijs.

Full programme of racing awaits at season opening regional Extreme Festival

The 2019 Regional Extreme Festival motorsport tour will kick off in style at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday, with nine separate categories on both four and two wheels to face the starter. Topping the show will be two races for Mobil 1 V8 Supercars, with 15 of the hugely winged and tyred, 450 kW vehicles entered. Front runners should include Mackie Adlem (Adlem Auto Jaguar XKR), Thomas Reib (Cafe 9 Chevy V8), Terry Wilford (Fuchs Ford Falcon), Roelf…