Drivetrain disasters for Monitor Net at Zwartkops Raceway

It was a second consecutive weekend of frustration for Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr at Zwartkops Raceway on August 16-17. The reigning MotorMart VW Challenge Class B title holder’s strong efforts amounted to nothing due to drivetrain failures in Round 6 of the season. Friday’s practice sessions saw Holliday Jnr setting competitive times in his Volkswagen Polo. He had every reason to be confident ahead of Saturday, however this turned into a day that he would rather want to forget.…

Thrilling women’s month racing spectacle at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria celebrated Women’s Month in style on Saturday, with a full programme of Extreme Festival racing producing great spectacle and some very apt feminine results. Officially, the day’s premier events were two races for MotorMart VW Challenge cars. Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo) took both of the day’s victories, leading home Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) and Waldie Meintjies (Allwagen Polo) on both occasions. Bevin Masters (CPS Warehouse Polo) and Gavin Ross (VW Polo) took turns in the…

Extreme Festival entertains large Zwartkops crowd

Great spectacle, good weather and a sizeable crowd typified Saturday’s Extreme Festival racing at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria. Officially, the day’s premier events were two races for Global Touring Cars. Simon Moss (All Power Audi A3) led the first heat from lights to flag, chased to the finish by Keagan Masters (VW Motorsport Jetta), Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) and Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla). Race two, started from an inverted grid, saw…

Variety of spectacle at Red Star Raceway

The Red Star Raceway near Delmas will host a regional round of the 2019 Extreme Festival series this Saturday (July 20) with eight competition disciplines on four and two wheels poised to wage high speed battle. Top billing on the day will belong to the MotorMart VW Challenge brigade, with 30 cars taking to the tarmac. Championship leader Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) should be the man to beat, facing off against  people like Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Allwagen…

Extreme Festival ventures to Eastern Cape

The Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth will host round three of the 2019 Extreme Festival this Saturday (June 15), with six racing categories, on four and two wheels, in action. Officially, the event will be headed by two races for Global Touring Cars, where two local heroes should fight for victories. Simon Moss (All Power Audi A3) and Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) should fight for victories on a circuit where both their teams test, giving them a definite…