The 15th Passion for Speed - TV Times

The 15th Passion for Speed – TV Times on SuperSport 8

The TV Times for the 15th Passion for Speed raceday on SuperSport 8 are as follow: Date   Time   Channel Wed, 17 Feb 2016 – 20:00 – SS8 Thu, 18 Feb 2016 – 01:30 – SS8 Thu, 18 Feb 2016 – 06:30 – SS Select SA Thu, 18 Feb 2016 – 13:30 – SS8 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 – 11:30 – SS8 Fri, 19 Feb 2016 – 17:00 – SS Select SA Mon, 22 Feb 2016 – 16:30 –… Read More

Passion for Speed Historic Festival opens season racing season on high note

Passion for Speed Historic Festival opens season racing season on high note

The 2016 South African circuit racing season started on a high note at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday (January 30). The annual international historic Passion for Speed festival filled Zwartkops to the rafters, and provided the huge crowd with brilliant spectacle, close racing and fantastic nostalgia. The day’s highlights were the races for Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Jonathan du Toit (Chev Bel-Air) led from start to finish but behind him, war was waged. Sarel van der Merwe (Ford… Read More

Champion of Champions Legends Pre-1970

Champion of Champions Legends Pre-1970 – Zwartkops – Saturday 30 January

From 1966 to 1974 the USA had one of the greatest Production Car Racing Formulas. The Great Trans-Am Series. Trans-Am was the product of the great “Pony” car boom which emerged in the late fifties and early sixties when a new generation of young and “thirty somethings” demanded performance. It started with the Corvettes, Studebaker Hawks and Shelby Cobras but the BIG break came in 1965 with the Ford Mustang. Despite scepticism from Ford management the Mustang took off with… Read More

The 9th South African TT Revival Series

The 9th South African TT Revival Series

Nine years ago Zwartkops added motorcycling to the annual “Passion for Speed” weekend that has become so popular at Zwartkops Raceway. Since classic and historic motorcycles were added to the program the event has evolved from featuring a series of high speed parades to one which includes the first two rounds of the “South Africa Classic TT”. “The South African Classic TT Racing Series” will feature two races as part of the “Passion for Speed” day on Saturday 30th January,… Read More