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

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…

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…