Ricky Giannoccaro (G&H Transport Lamborghini Gallardo) should chase trophies in the races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars. Picture: RacePics.

Extreme Fesival finale to thrill at Zwartkops

The 2018 Extreme Festival will render its final spectacle at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (November 10), with the Regional categories of the travelling show to resolve a number of title chases. Topping the show will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, with a dozen delectable vehicles taking to the tarmac. Front runners should be Franco di Matteo (Deltec Batteries Alfa GT), Jonathan du Toit (TAR Ferrari F430), Ricky Giannoccaro (G&H Transport Lamborghini Gallardo), Anton Cronje…

Michael Stephen took his Engen Audi to both of Saturday’s race victories at Zwartkops, clinching the 2018 Sasol Global Touring Car title in the process. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Extreme Festival final crowns national champions

Five national titles were clinched, the rain stayed away, and a large crowd was fully entertained. That is how enthusiasts will recall Saturday’s final round of the 2018 Extreme Festival  at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria. Topping the day’s programme were the final two rounds of the 2018 Sasol Global Touring Car Championship, where Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) needed a solitary fourth place finish to wrap up the year’s title. Stephen locked down the championship in the day’s opening race,…

Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) will be the favourite to clinch the year’s Sasol Global Touring Car title at Zwartkops. Picture: RacePics.co.za

2018 South African circuit racing titles to be concluded at Big Z

South Africa’s premier four circuit racing championships will be finalized at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (October 20), with the venue to host the final round of this year’s Extreme Festival series. Top billing will belong to the Sasol Global Touring Car brigade, where Michael Stephen (Engen Audi), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Simon Moss (Engen Audi) could all be crowned as the season’s overall champion. Chasing them, and able to interfere with their efforts, will be Johan…

Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) won both of Saturday’s Sasol Global Touring Car races at Killarney. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Spectacular Extreme Festival action wows Western Cape crowd

The 2018 Extreme Festival entertained a large Western Cape crowd at the Killarney race circuit on Saturday, with close competition and spectacle the name of the game. Top billing for the day belonged to the Sasol Global Touring Car contingent, with reigning South African champion Michael Stephen leading the opening race from start to finish in his Engen Audi. He was followed over the finish line by Simon Moss (Engen Audi), Michael van Rooyen (RSC BMW), Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport…