Savannah Woodward and Luca Cocionni in action during their last Super-GP Champions Trophy outing during 2017 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Monroe Racing announce strong line-up for Super-GP season opener

The Monroe Racing team is preparing for a busy weekend with South Africa’s national superbike championship, the Super-GP Champions Trophy getting their 2018 season started at Zwartkops Raceway in Centurion. Round 1 will see the team entering two classes with Savannah Woodward and Luca Coccioni competing on Saturday, February 24. Woodward’s last appearance on the Super-GP roster was at the third round of the 2017 championship; also hosted at Zwartkops Raceway. Since then she focussed on further developing herself as…

Equal machines producing closely contested battles. Savannah Woodward holding off Nicole van Aswegen during the day’s first heat in the SAMRA 250 Ladies Cup - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Solid start in new series for Monroe Racing thanks to Woodward and Bosch

The Monroe Racing team’s 2018 campaign got off to a victorious start with Savannah Woodward claiming the top step of the podium in the SAMRA 250 Ladies Cup. The race day that took place at the Zwartkops Raceway karting circuit in Pretoria on Saturday, February 10 also saw Zoé Bosch making her munch anticipated local debut for the team, which she celebrated with two well-ridden races in the same competition. The SAMRA 250 Ladies Cup is a new competition providing…

Mark and Jonathan du Toit took their Lola T70 Spyder to victory in the 45-minute race for Pre-1968 Le Mans Sports and GT cars - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Large crowd treated to brilliant racing in Passion for Speed spectacle at Zwartkops

Saturday’s seventeenth international historic Passion for Speed event at the Zwartkops Raceway provided brilliant racing, a large crowd and some unexpected results. The event, which traditionally opens the South African circuit racing season, saw mostly historic car racing spectacle, intermingled with some really quick modern-day Supercar action. The biggest crowd drawcards were certainly the SKF races for Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening race started in dramatic fashion, when the Plymouth Baracuda of Jeffrey Kruger shed its windscreen at some…

Difficult conditions saw Johan Fourie’s exhibiting his talent behind the wheel of his EPS Courier Services BMW GTC at Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie shows his class around a very wet Zwartkops

The ninth and final round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship provided the competitors with a host of trials and tests at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, November 25. Johan Fourie and the EPS Courier Services Racing Division team dealt with this successfully to record another podium finish prior to the off season starting. Friday’s dry practice sessions saw Fourie running a combination of used Dunlop tyres while conducting the final setup changes ahead of the business end of the weekend.…

Michael Stephen clinched the 2017 Sasol Global Touring Car championship overall in his Engen Xtreme Audi at a sopping wet Zwartkops circuit. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Wet weather, hot racing at Zwartkops – Extreme Festival 25 November 2017

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria hosted the final round of the 2017 Extreme Festival in wet conditions on Saturday, with constant rain adding to competitors’ usual challenges