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Legends Newsletter 2 of 2021

2021 February Newsletter Special Trax Day and HTP Day for the Legends!!  Date:          6th February 2021 Time:          08:00 – 17:00 Place:        Zwartkops Raceway, Shed 5, Trans Africa Racing Note: We will also have other dates set as everyone will not be available on the 6th of February. The track will be open from 08:00 to 17:00. A full day for all racing cars not only historics. Special day to clear the cobwebs. There will be plenty time… Read More

Postponement of Passion for Speed to June 2021

Legends Newsletter 1 of 2021

Postponement of our Passion for Speed International Our January event would have been the 20th annual David Piper/ Passion for Speed Festival. Unfortunately, the present state of the COVID-19 Pandemic has reached almost critical proportions. Zwartkops to date is virus free. However, the spread and intensity of infections is such that we are not confident of protecting competitors and teams from the protocols required. There are also a large number of competitors who are apprehensive in entering the event. To… Read More

Postponement of Passion for Speed to June 2021

Postponement of Passion for Speed to June 2021

The continued restrictions under the Covid-19 Lockdown at level three has made the Passion for Speed event, with approximately 300 expected entries, very difficult to organize and ensure the safety protocol on-site for everybody. Competitors and their teams will not be able to relax and will be under constant stress. We have therefore decided to postpone the event until the weekend of 18/19/20 June 2021. We believe that many of the restrictions and concerns we now have will have abated… Read More

Franco Scribante (Scuderia Scribante Porsche 997) won both of Saturday's races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars

Champions crowned at phenomenal Extreme Festival finale

Last Saturday’s Extreme Festival finale at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria crowned various champions, while more than 180 competitors produced excellent on-track spectacle. Top billing for the day belonged to the G&H Transport Extreme Supercar category, with 35 exotic vehicles taking to the tarmac. Pole-sitter Franco Scribante (Scuderia Scribante Porsche 997) won the opening race from Charl Arangies (Stradale Ferrari F430 GT3), Pieter Zeelie (Zeelie Auditors Toyota MR2), Silvio Scribante (Scuderia Scribante Audi S4) and Elwyn Steenkamp (Jey’s Logistics BMW… Read More

G&H Transport Extreme Supercars

Exciting finale expected for Extreme Festival this coming Saturday

This year’s Extreme Festival will end on a high note at the Zwartkops Raceway this Saturday, with the venue to host a full programme of 16 races, tackled by more than 180 competitors. Topping proceedings will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, with 22 contenders taking to the tarmac. Franco Scribante (Porsche 997 Turbo) should be the man to beat, challenged by drivers like Pieter Zielie (Toyota MR2), Ben Morgenrood (Toyota Lexus V8), Greg Parton (Drizit Lamborghini Huracan),… Read More

SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars

2020 Historic car racing ends on high note at Zwartkops

This year’s South African Historic Car racing season ended on a high note at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday. Heading up proceedings were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars, with a variety of vehicles on the startline. The opening heat produced a huge four-car, 32-cylinder dice at the front end. Victory eventually went to Mark du Toit (TAR Ford Mercury Comet), ahead of Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chev Nova), Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang) and Lee Thompson… Read More