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

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

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