Zwartkops to combine long distance and sprint racing spectacle

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host an exciting combination of long distance and sprint racing this Saturday (June 29), during the venue’s annual Winter Challenge raceday. Heading up the programme will be round three of the 2019 Mopar Endurance Series, with 22 teams to take on a four-hour race. Topping the entry list will be championship leaders Nick Adcock and Michael Jensen (AidCall247 Ligier Honda), facing off against people like Riaan Botma and Sarel van der Merwe (Auto Investment…

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…

Motul Clubmans. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Zwartkops hosts Historic feast

Nostalgia returned to the Zwartkops Raceway in style on Saturday, when the venue hosted a round of this year’s Historic and Inland Championships. A large crowd witnessed close racing, great spectacle and unexpected winners. Topping the programme were two combined races for Pre-1974 Sports and Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Richard Schuhardt (RS Botswana Porsche RSR) took the first sports car race from Rui Campos (Porsche 911 RSR) and Andre’ van der Merwe (Evapco Porsche RSR). Schuhardt was mistakenly black-flagged in…

Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) fought for the race one lead with Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW). Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Spectacular racing thrills Western Cape enthusiasts

Glorious weather, close competition, spectacle and a large crowd typified round three of the 2019 Extreme Festival series at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday. Officially, the Global Touring Car contingent headed up the programme. Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) won the opening race ahead of Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW), Simon Moss (All Power Audi), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla) and Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW). Rowe’s car suffered electronic gremlins in race two, after which Moss…

Keagan Masters. Picture: GTC Media

Premier South African motorsport show visits Western Cape

The 2019 Extreme Festival will visit the Western Cape Killarney circuit this Saturday, with the venue to host round three of the country’s premier motorsport road show. Heading up proceedings will be two races for Global Touring Cars, where Simon Moss (All Power Audi) and Keagan Masters (VW Motorsport Jetta) will resume their duel at the top of the points table. Others who could interfere with the fight should include Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta), Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW),…