The 16th Passion for Speed on 27, 28 and 29 January 2017

High Octane Motor Racing at Zwartkops 26/27/28 January 2018

The centre spread of Motor Racing for cars and bikes at Zwartkops Raceway will feature. The Passion for speed motor racing through the ages, from the golden age of the fifties and sixties the James Dean generation with the legends of the fastest sports racing Le mans and production cars.  Lola’s Ford Daytona GT40, Daytona’s Cobra’s to the massive 500 HP Production nascar Cars.  Galaxies, Nova, Mustangs Chev Bel Air, Chevelle, and Plymouth Barracuda.  The family Saloon turned race cars,… Read More

The Boys are Back

The Boys are Back at the 2018 Passion for Speed

Volkswagen MotorSport will be making available 8 identical 1.2 turbo Polo’s. There will be a single race for eight South African circuit racing legends. One race winner takes all! Taking to the tarmac in identical 1,2-litre Turbo VW Polo road cars will be Sarel van der Merwe, Michael Briggs, Willie Hepburn, Ben Morgenrood, Chris Aberdein, Deon Joubert, Geoff Mortimer and an as yet unidentified eighth driver, who will only be named POST the race. The cars, supplied by Volkswagen South… Read More

The Passion for Speed 2018 – The unique aspect of this event

The unique aspect of this event is this opportunity to see, hear and recall motor racing history in action..the cars and the history of the days when it was speed and glory. Safety and technology were of secondary importance. And we were part of it all.. Cars in action Racing will be the notorious LOTUS 24 of Alan Bailey… The story of the Lotus 24…1962…Colin chapman designed this Formula One car to take the new British 1, 5 litre V8… Read More

Sarel van der Merwe returns to race the grey Ford Galaxie #104

Passion for Speed – It’s not love but war this coming January 2018

The annual and popular Passion for Speed will take place at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of 26 to 28 January 2018.  The war babies of the sixties focused on love not war, except when it came to the “Passion for Speed”.  There were no restraints. It was the go go go generation of foot to the floor and pedal to the metal.  By today’s standards cars with very little stopping power and even less in aero aids to steer… Read More