Stiaan Kriel driving his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Top spot at the Freeway will make for a happy Kriel birthday challenge

Round 5 of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship may coincide with Stiaan Kriel’s birthday, but there is a lot of hard work ahead for the team on the day before they can start any form of celebrations. And celebrations will of course be a lot sweeter if Kriel can cross the halfway point in the season as leader in both the Overall and Class A championship after the Phakisa Freeway round on Saturday, July 22. Kriel still holds a comfortable…

Simon Murray (Stradale Lamborghini Gallardo) should be a front runner in Saturday’s races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars. Picture: RacePics

Zwartkops Raceway to host two day Extreme Festival Racing Extravaganza – 16 & 17 June 2017

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will offer patrons a circuit racing feast this Friday and Saturday, when the venue will host round six of the 2017 Extreme Festival. Topping Friday’s attractions will be two races for Sasol Global Touring Cars, with 16 competitors scheduled to face the starter. Based on previous results this year, the two victory favourites must be reigning champion Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW). They will be challenged by people like Simon…