News

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

SKF Pre-1966 V8 Legend Cars

Historic car racing bonanza at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host this year’s final Historic and Inland Championship race on Saturday, with more than 150 entries taking to the venue’s tarmac. Heading up the programme will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 V8 Legend Cars, with top contenders to include Jonathan du Toit (1965 Chev Nova), Ben Morgenrood (1965 Ford Mustang), Lee Thompson (1963 Ford Galaxie) and Mark du Toit (1965 Ford Fairlane). The Two-litre class will cater for people like Marc Miller (1966… Read More

Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo)

Brilliant racing typifies regional Zwartkops event

Great spectacle, brilliant racing and happiness all round typified Saturday’s regional event at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria. Most of the participating competitors had not sat in a race car since the start of the Covid-19 Lockdown and were more than happy to face the starter. Topping the day’s activities were two rounds of the Pozidrive VW Challenge series, with 32 cars taking to the tarmac. Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) took both the race victories, ahead of Kevin Masters (CPS… Read More

SKF Little Giants

Regional racing return attracts large Zwartkops entries

Regional racing will return to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria in style this Saturday, with close to 200 competitors taking to the tarmac during the venue’s September Regional Festival. Heading up the programme will be two races for the Pozidrive VW Challenge brigade, with 37 drivers to face the starter. Victory favourites should include Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo), Wayne Masters (Performance Masters Polo), Dawie van der Merwe (Universal Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Bluebelt Polo), Leon Odendaal (Bluebelt Polo), Robyn Kriel (T-Rex… Read More