Peter Lindenberg, who will drive his final two races with his Shelby Mustang

Extreme Festival Regional Grand Final at Zwartkops this Saturday, 13 November

The final regional round of the 2021 Extreme Festival series will be held at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday, with nine separate racing disciplines to conclude their seasons. Topping the day’s activities will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, with Charl Arangies expected to clinch the overall title in his Stradale Ferrari 380. Other front runners will include Ben Morgenrood (Morgenrood Lexus V8), Jonathan du Toit (TAR Ferrari F430), Pieter Zeelie (Zeelie Auditors Toyota MR2), Greg… Read More

Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics Toyota Corolla)

Joyful déjà vu at penultimate round of Extreme Festival

JOYFUL déjà vu was the name of the game at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, when the venue hosted the penultimate round of this year’s national Extreme Festival. For the first time in 18 months, motorsport starved spectators were allowed at a South African circuit racing event. The large number that turned up were certainly not disappointed with the day’s Adrenaline Game offerings. Heading up proceedings were two races for Global Touring Cars. Championship points leader Robert Wolk… Read More

Global Touring Cars

Penultimate Round of the 2021 Extreme Festival will welcome back spectators

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host the penultimate round of the 2021 Extreme Festival this Saturday – with a delightful bonus. For the first time since the imposition of Lockdown conditions 18 months ago, spectators will be allowed. The circuit will be at liberty to admit 2 000 people, apart from the usual individuals who make race meetings happen. With six national and one international racing discipline on the cards, the spectators will have good reason to visit Zwartkops.… Read More

Global Touring Cars

Action galore at Zwartkops Extreme Festival round

National championship motorsport returned to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, with six separate racing disciplines represented by 89 competitors on both four and two wheels. Heading up proceeding were two races for Global Touring and SupaCup Cars. Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla) won the opening Touring Car race, chased over the finish line by Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics Toyota Corolla), Julian van der Watt (Euro Performance Ford Focus) and Lee Thompson (Universal Health BMW). Scott Temple (Chemical… Read More

Mark du Toit leading the field

Impressive start to 2021 Regional Extreme Festival

The 2021 Regional Extreme Festival got off to an impressive start at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, with more than 120 competitors in six separate racing disciplines turning up. Topping the show were two races for Marlboro Crane Hire Pre-1966 Sports and Legend Saloon Cars. James Temple (Ford Shelby Daytona) led the first Sports Car race until a high-speed spin stranded him in the Turn 4 sand trap. That left Mark du Toit to win, ahead of Chad… 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