2020 National Extreme Festival gets underway at Zwartkops

The National part of this year’s Extreme Festival will kick off at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, with seven racing disciplines to provide a full day of spectacular entertainment on four and two wheels. Topping the day’s offerings will be the first two rounds of the Oettinger Polo Cup championship, that will see 24 drivers taking to the tarmac. Pre-season victory favourites must include Keagan Campos (Campos Transport Polo), Matt Shorter (Monroe Polo), Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart Polo), Delon…

Extreme Festival kicks off in style at Red Star Raceway

The 2020 Regional Extreme Festival started in fine fashion at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas on Saturday, with eight racing categories on four and two wheels providing a varied and entertaining day of competition. Heading up proceedings were two races for the Pozidrive Volkswagen Challenge brigade, with 27 competitors tackling the year’s first meeting. Defending Class A champion Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) won the opening heat from Bevin Masters (CPS Warehouse Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Performance Masters Polo), Wayne Masters…

2020 Extreme Festival to start on high note at Red Star

This year’s Extreme Festival will kick off on Saturday, with the opening rounds of the season’s regional title chases to take place at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas. Topping the event’s activities will be two races for Pozidrive VW Challenge contenders, with reigning Class A champion Rory Atkinson (CHIT Polo) facing off against people like Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo), Wayne Masters (Performance Masters Polo), Gavin Ross (Norbrake Polo), Derick Smalberger (Sabertek Polo), Waldie Meintjies (VW Polo), Chris Dale (Pozidrive…

Thrilling final round of Extreme Festival at Red Star Raceway

The 2019 national Extreme Festival series came to a spectacular conclusion at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas on Saturday, with five South African titles wrapped up during the day. The top item on the agenda was to appoint this year’s South African Global Touring Car champion. Race one saw early front runners Simon Moss (All Power Audi) and Robert Wolk (Investchem BMW) go off the circuit together, into a cloud of dust and immediate retirement. That left Keagan Masters…

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.…