Global Touring Cars

Round two of the 2022 National Extreme Festival treated a large crowd at Zwartkops

Round two of the 2022 National Extreme Festival treated a large crowd to brilliant on-track action at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday. Top billing belonged to the Global Touring Car category, with 24 competitors taking to the tarmac. Race one went to Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics Toyota), leading home Saood Variawa (Gazoo Toyota), Jonathan Mogotsi (Volkswagen Golf GTI), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota) and Andrew Rackstraw (RDSA Audi). Race two, started from an inverted grid, saw Julian van… Read More

21st Passion for Speed – 28th & 29th January 2022

The Great Legends – Little, Big and Icons brought the dynamics and battles of past to Zwartkops on the day. The public support of cars and drivers could be heard and seen all around Zwartkops. Thank you, Legends, for your support: Little Giants Pre 1969 Production cars International Sports Racing Prototypes The 21st South African Tourist Trophy The Trans-AM cars of the late 1960’s and, The beginning of a Speed Demonstration of the Greats of the Past.   Highlights of… Read More

Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars

Passion for Speed an excellent spectacle at Zwartkops Raceway

An enthusiastic crowd, tight competition and excellent spectacle typified Saturday’s 21st Passion for Speed circuit racing extravaganza at the Zwartkops Raceway. Heading up proceedings was a 45-minute race for Castrol Pre-1966 Le Mans Sports and GT cars. Veteran racer Warren Lombard drove his 1963 Ford Cobra quickly and smoothly, did his mandatory three-minute pit stop during a yellow flag period and won the race. He finished 20 seconds ahead of James Temple (Shelby Cobra) with Peter Bailey (Ford GT40) and… Read More