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Spectacular historic car action at Zwartkops Raceway – 7 April 2018

Round two of the 2018 Historic Tour provided spectacle, close competition and some surprising results at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday (April 7). Heading up the day’s programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening heat saw a huge five-car dice for the lead, eventually resolved in favour of Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang), closely followed by Peter Lindenberg (Ford Mustang), Jonathan du Toit  (Chev Nova), Lee Thompson (Ford Galaxie) and Jeffrey Kruger (Plymouth Baracuda).… Read More

Historic Tour brings High Speed Nostalgia to Zwartkops - 7 April 2018

Historic Tour brings High Speed Nostalgia to Zwartkops – 7 April 2018

South African historic car racing will return to its natural home at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (April 7), with the venue to host round two of the 2018 Historic Tour. Topping the day’s events will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Victory favourites must include Jeffrey Kruger (TAR Plymouth Baracuda), Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chev Nova), Lee Thompson (TAR Ford Galaxie) and Ben Morgenrood (Ford Mustang). Front runners in the Under Two-litre class will… Read More

2018 Regional Extreme Series starts with a bang at Zwartkops

2018 Regional Extreme Series starts with a bang at Zwartkops

The weather was not kind at Zwartkops on Saturday, during the opening round of this year’s regional Extreme Festival series. But, those who braved the cold and sometimes wet conditions were rewarded with a full day of spectacular circuit racing. The opening race for autObarn Super Hatch cars saw a huge dice for the lead between Brett Garland (autObarn Honda Civic) and Jonathan du Toit (TAR Honda Civic). Coming into the pit straight on the penultimate lap they touched, sending… Read More

Extreme Festival to kick off at Zwartkops Raceway - 17 March 2018

Extreme Festival to kick off at Zwartkops Raceway – 17 March 2018

The Regional part of this year’s Extreme Festival circuit racing Festival will get underway in varied style at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday (March 17). The St Patrick’s Day Festival of Racing will cater for nine separate racing disciplines on four and two wheels, set to tackle a total of 18 races during the course of an action packed programme. Heading up proceedings will be two races for autObarn SuperHatch cars, with the combination to beat in the… Read More

Large crowd treated to brilliant racing in Passion of Speed spectacle at Zwartkops - 2018

Large crowd treated to brilliant racing in Passion of Speed spectacle at Zwartkops – 2018

Saturday’s 17th international historic Passion for Speed event at the Zwartkops Raceway provided brilliant racing, a large crowd and some unexpected results. The event, which traditionally opens the South African circuit racing season, saw mostly historic car racing spectacle, intermingled with some really quick modern-day Supercar action. The biggest crowd drawcards were certainly the SKF races for Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. The opening race started in dramatic fashion, when the Plymouth Baracuda of Jeffrey Kruger shed its windscreen at some… Read More