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…

Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) will need victories in Cape Town, to keep his 2018 Sasol Global Touring Car title hopes alive - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Cape Town to host penultimate round of Extreme Festival series

The 2018 Extreme Festival show will visit the Western Cape Killarney circuit next Saturday (September 22), with a variety of races on both four and two wheels on the programme. Heading up proceedings will be two races for Sasol Global Touring Cars, with this year’s premier South African title chase still very much in dispute. Going to Cape Town, Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) are still at loggerheads at the top of the points ladder, with…

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Bumper Extreme Festival racing programme entertains at Phakisa

The 2018 Extreme Festival visited the Free State Phakisa Raceway on Saturday, with a full and varied programme producing excellent on-track action. Top billing belonged to the G&H Transport Extreme Supercar brigade, where Charl Arangies (Stradale Lamborghini Gallardo) won race one ahead of Gianni Giannoccaro ((G&H Transport BMW E92), Franco di Matteo (Deltec Alfa GT), Kashen Naicker (Aqua Darshan BMW F439), Mark du Toit (TAR Ferrari F430) and Nicky Dicks (Current Porsche 911).  Race two saw Arangies win again, chased…

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Phakisa Raceway to host Regional Racing Highlight on 15 September 2018

For inland circuit racers, one of the year’s highlights will arrive at the Free State Phakisa Raceway this Saturday (September 15). The occasion will be the annual Phakisa 200 Endurance event, supported by a wide and varied programme of sprint races. The Endurance race, for Car Care Clinic 111 and autObarn SuperHatch cars, has attracted a total of 55 entries. Every car has to make a mandatory three-minute pitstop, with almost every team to refuel during the race. Top contenders…