autObarn Super Hatch - Picture by Tony Alves

Midvaal Raceway lifts the curtain on the EV Dynamics Inland Championship for 2018 with a bumper raceday

Over 200 entries spread across no less than 11 classes will descend on the Midvaal Raceway on the 17th of February to kick off this year’s EV Dynamics Inland Championship. The Amtec Raceday’s programme will include races for the Motor Mart Volkswagen Challenge, the autObarn Superhatch Series and the Lotus Challenge which will compliment the Inland Championship regulars’ events. It’s hard to believe that 3 months have passed since the last time the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series thundered around…

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

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

After winning both of Saturday’s Zwartkops races, Michael Stephen leads the 2017 Sasol Global Touring Car title chase in his Engen Xtreme Audi. Picture: Dave Ledbitter

Sasol Raceday entertains large Zwartkops crowd – 12 August 2017

Great weather, a large crowd and brilliant on-track action typified the Sasol Race Day, round nine of the 2017 Extreme Festival, at the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday (August 12). Heading up the show were two races for Sasol Global Touring Cars. Defending champion Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi) won the opening heat from Simon Moss (Engen Xtreme Audi) and Mathew Hodges (VW Motorsport Jetta). Rounding out the top six were Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and…

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…

Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) left the Zwartkops circuit as the season’s Sasol Global Touring Car championship leader

Extreme Festival Racing Extravaganza thrills at Zwartkops – 16 to 17 June 2017

The 2017 Extreme Festival brought a motorsport extravaganza to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Friday and Saturday, entertaining large crowds on both days with a large variety of high speed spectacle. Friday’s top billing belonged to the Sasol Global Touring Car brigade, with 16 competitors taking to the tarmac. The opening race went to Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW), leading home Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi), Mathew Hodges (Volkswagen Jetta), Robert Wolk (Sasol BMW), Simon Moss (Engen Xtreme Audi) and…