Entries are now open for the Historic Tour event on 7 April 2018 at Zwartkops Raceway. An “Early Bird” special is available for those who enter AND pay before 27 March 2018.
The weather was not kind at Zwartkops on Saturday, during the opening round of this year’s regional Extreme Festival series. But, those who braved the cold and sometimes wet conditions were rewarded with a full day of spectacular circuit racing. The opening race for autObarn Super Hatch cars saw a huge dice for the lead between Brett Garland (autObarn Honda Civic) and Jonathan du Toit (TAR Honda Civic). Coming into the pit straight on the penultimate lap they touched, sending… Read More
The Regional part of this year’s Extreme Festival circuit racing Festival will get underway in varied style at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (March 17). The St Patrick’s Day Festival of Racing will cater for nine separate racing disciplines on four and two wheels, set to tackle a total of 18 races during the course of an action packed programme. Heading up proceedings will be two races for autObarn SuperHatch cars, with the combination to beat in the… Read More
Saturday’s 17th international historic Passion for Speed event at the Zwartkops Raceway provided brilliant racing, a large crowd and some unexpected results. The event, which traditionally opens the South African circuit racing season, saw mostly historic car racing spectacle, intermingled with some really quick modern-day Supercar action. The biggest crowd drawcards were certainly the SKF races for Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening race started in dramatic fashion, when the Plymouth Baracuda of Jeffrey Kruger shed its windscreen at some… Read More
Together with Mike Hailwood, Barry Sheene, Agostini… there was Mick Grant who won more Isle of man TT’s than Hailwood. We South Africans have lost count of how many times he has graced our shores. It started in 1973 with the SA TT at Roy Hesketh and then Kyalami on Grand Prix day in March 1976. In-between he has been a regular visitor to the South African race tracks. In his racing career Mick won 7 Isle of Man TT… Read More
The Day of the Champion …The Greats of the Past and the Aces of Today… This is 14th Day of the Champion at Zwartkops. Key features for the day is a full racing programme with the Bridgestone Challenge, Sub 10 SuperBikes and ThunderBikes, the Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Masters and then more magnificent men… ..And their iconic racing bikes of yesteryear and of course the focus of the day will be the international ten riders from the U.K. who will… Read More