Zwartkops Raceway

Extreme Festivals

The Extreme Festivals seeks to combine all aspects of motoring in one fun filled festival. Come and watch these expensive machines battle it out for top honours. The race days feature the immensely popular G&H Transport Extreme SuperCars; with Ferraris, Porsches, Lotus’, BMW’s, KTM’s, Mercs and many more.

The National Production Cars ensure wheel to wheel racing excitement for all to enjoy.

Also in the fray is the all new National Sports Car Challenge comprising of the Shelby Can-Am machines.

G & H Transport Extreme SuperCars - Photograph by Paul Blackburn
Hankook Formula Vee - Photograph by Paul Blackburn

Other activities on the day include, Motorcycle racing with the Red Square Kawasaki ZX-10R Masters Cup and Thunderbikes with a National Challenge and Club Challenge class.

For the mildly slower guys there is the Sub10 Superbikes and the Silverton Nut & Bolt Challenge.

Bridgestone Thunderbikes - Photograph by Paul Blackburn
Bridgestone Challenge - Photograph by Paul Blackburn

The open wheel single seater racing is headed up by the Formula 1600 Duratec that is a National Championship and the Hankook Formula Vee regional championship series.

The national Polo Cup ensures great excitement amongst all spectators and are backed up by the Comsol VW Challenge regional championship.

More motor racing categories are Speed & Sound 111 Sports and Saloon cars and Leasure Grass / Northern Bolt & Tool SuperHatch.

VW Challenge - Photograph by Paul Blackburn
111 Sports and Saloons - Photograph by Paul Blackburn

Off the main track motoring entertainment comes in the form of Drifting runs and Gymkhana’s on the skidpan.

Added entertainment to the days include Live bands, Local Beer festival, Kiddies Play Area, Show ‘N Shine and Sound-Off competitions and lots of exhibitors.

autObarn SuperHatch - Photograph by Paul Blackburn
Sasol Global Touring Cars - Photograph by Paul Blackburn

Extreme Festival Dates

Date   Track
17 Mar
24 Mar (Nat)
14 Apr
21 Apr (Nat)
12 May (Nat)
16 Jun (Nat)
14 Jul (Nat)
04 Aug
18 Aug (Nat)
08 Sep
22 Sep (Nat)
06 Oct
20 Oct (Nat)
10 Nov (Nat)

East London
Port Elizabeth
Red Star
Phakisa (Phakisa200)
Red Star
*(Nat) – National Categories