Much more than just motorsport awaits spectators at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Extreme Festival Braai Day (Thursday September 24). Apart from a full programme of spectacular circuit competition, the event will boast a wide variety of entertainment, shopping experiences and a food court.
On track, the day’s highlights should be three heats for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, with some of the country’s quickest circuit racing vehicles on the entry list. Topping the list will be Toby Venter in his works Porsche GT2, said to be South Africa’s most rapid club racing vehicle.
He should start as the logical winning favourite, with his closest adversaries Dawie Olivier (G&H Transport BMW M3), Charl Arangies (Stradale Lamborghini Galardo), Nicky Dicks (Stradale Ferrari 430) and Deon du Plessis (BPT KTM X-Bow). Others to watch should include Christo Lotter (Exceed Gear Lamborghini) , Willem van der Westhuizen (Stradale Ferrari 430), Anton Cronje (AF Hydraulics Subaru WRX), Jonathan du Toit (Ferrari 430) and Gianni Giannoccaro (Tire Cugini BMW M3).
The Speed & Sound 111 Sports and Saloon car races will boast the day’s biggest entry, with more than 35 cars facing the starter. Front runners should include Harry Arangies (Stradale Ford Mustang), Adrian Dalton (Xtra Shoes VW Golf), Joel da Silva (Speed & Sound BMW), Vaughn Obhlidal (Rislone BMW M3), Ryan Quan-Chai (Rex Diff BMW Z4) and Greg Moloney (Ltre Cugini Mini Cooper S).