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Legends Newsletter 6 of 2021

2021 June Newsletter THEY CAME, THEY PARTICIPATED AND THEY WON The Legends were “resilient”. Resilient is defined as those who can withstand or recover from difficult situations and then bounce back. This is what the Legends of the 9 HOUR did under strict Covid-19 conditions over the weekend 18/ 19/ 20th June 2021 as we celebrated 20 Years of the David Piper/ Passion for Speed Festival. Zwartkops hails all those who competed over the weekend. Our fields were good, and… Read More

Adrian Dalton (Xtra Clothing BMW M3)

High note ending to Zwartkops Passion for Speed

Final day action a mixture of brute old school force and sophisticated new age grunt. The weekend’s Passion for Speed motorsport extravaganza at the Zwartkops Raceway ended on a high note Sunday afternoon. Topping the day’s offerings were two Bridgestone BMW Car Club races, with 29 cars lining up the first time. Adrian Dalton (Xtra Clothing BMW M3) and William Einkamerer (BTAS BMW 335i) finished first and second both times, locking out Class A in the process. Jagger Robertson (Viking… Read More

Jonathan du Toit (Chevrolet Nova)

Zwartkops Passion for Speed lives up to the hype

Saturday’s action consisted of no less than 16 disciplines over two races each. The Zwartkops Raceway’s annual Passion for Speed extravaganza returned to the circuit in style over the weekend, with a total of 16 competition disciplines in action. The event’s highlights happened on Saturday, with top billing going to races for Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The first race saw Jonathan du Toit (Chevrolet Nova) lead all the way, to win from Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang), Mark… Read More

Peter Lindenberg won both heats but it was not easy

Legends Newsletter 5 of 2021

2021 May Newsletter THE PASSION FOR SPEED FESTIVAL 16TH – 20TH OF JUNE 2021 Zwartkops is putting all resources behind this event. As a result of the postponement of the January events we were forced to merge this event with our other categories. In structuring the event we have had to take into account: Social distancing. Maximum number of cars on site. Making Wednesday (Public Holiday) a free open practice day for all confirmed competitors. Friday practice and qualifying. Try… Read More

Tanya Human - CEO - Zwartkops Group

New Dawn for Zwartkops

We announce with confidence and pleasure that Tanya Human has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Zwartkops Group from 1st June 2021. Tanya Human is focused on meeting Zwartkops’ strategic objectives of making the Zwartkops facility practical, affordable and accessible to the motoring needs of all South Africans. Zwartkops International World of Motoring stakeholders, the du Toit family, Luendo Holdings our BEE partners, and the Zwartkops Owners (ZOC) congratulate Ms Human on her new appointment. We have the utmost… Read More

Legends Newsletter 4 of 2021

2021 April Newsletter Zwartkops National Extreme Festival Legends U2 and LITTLE Giants put on a great event. We had a great day with some 22 entries (the biggest field of the day) and we did not disappoint with competitive racing in all the classes. All this can be viewed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dujxDAZ3Lug&t=19705s Heat 1 at 02:30:00 Heat 2 at 05:25:00 The day was full of surprises… Marc Miller showed us just how competitive he is in the beautifully prepared 1965… Read More