The Volkswagen Vivo GT Cup programme is up and running, with the marketing and building of the near standard rally cars now in full swing.
Veteran South African off-road racing enthusiasts, who harbour fond memories of the time when men were men and young cattle were nervous, hold the original Roof of Africa Rally in high regard. And there is great news for them.
The 2019 Regional Extreme Festival series will visit the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria this Saturday, with eight racing disciplines in prospect, on four wheels and two.
The Rock Raceway in Brakpan will host its annual Speed Weekend event this Friday and Saturday, with a full programme including a visit by the current Hotrod world champion.
With South African rallying currently suffering a severe financial drought and a dwindling field, the arrival of an affordable and accessible category may just save the sport.
East London’s historic Grand Prix circuit hosted a thrilling fourth round of the 2019 Mopar SA Endurance Series on Saturday.

Day of speed in prospect in East London

The 2019 Mopar South African Endurance Series will visit the country’s fastest race venue this Saturday, with the Bigfoot Express 700 four-hour race to be held at the East London Grand Prix circuit.

Diverse racing at Red Star

The Red Star Raceway near Delmas will host a varied programme of club racing this Saturday, with four separate disciplines on both four and two wheels taking to the tarmac.

Dirty weekend for rally racers

Round four of the 2019 South African Cross Country Series will take place around Bronkhorstspruit this weekend, with the Bronkhorstspruit 400 to boast full entries in all three contested categories.

Nine-hour race return ‘dream come true’

More information on the return of the iconic Kyalami nine-hour race in November became available last weekend, adding excitement to what will certainly be the highlight of this season’s South African circuit racing season.

Racing fest heads for Delmas

The Red Star Raceway near Delmas will host a regional round of the 2019 Extreme Festival series this Saturday, with eight competition disciplines on four and two wheels poised to wage high speed battle.

KTM confirms Binder for MotoGP in 2020

Motorcycling star Brad Binder next year will become the first South African to compete in MotoGP since 2000.

Cross Country Series: Toyota looks to stretch lead

The results of the recent ultra-tough Toyota 1000 Desert Race in Botswana had a significant effect on the 2019 South African Cross Country Series point standings.

Toyota 1000 Desert Race: Sweat and tears in the desert

Last weekend’s Toyota 1000 Desert Race through Botswana produced surprise winners over an all-new, tight, treacherous and tough terrain.

Four-hour race tops the bill

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host an exciting combination of long-distance and sprint racing this Saturday during the venue’s annual Winter Challenge race day.

Hot action at Red Star

The Red Star Raceway near Delmas offers a full and varied programme of motorsport this Saturday.

All systems go for Desert 1000

The highlight of this year’s SA Cross Country racing season arrives this weekend, with the Toyota 1000 Desert Race in Botswana set to test crews and vehicles over three days of tough competition.

Motorsport Preview: Eastern Cape goes extreme

The Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth will host round three of the 2019 Extreme Festival this Saturday, with six racing categories on four and two wheels in action.

Canadian Grand Prix: Titanic battle turns sour

Last Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix saw an epic duel between Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes and the Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel, with victory for the reigning champion.

Smooth, precise, impressive: Phakisa 200 endurance maintains its popularity with petrolheads

The regional Extreme Festival championship spectacle returned to the Phakisa Raceway between Welkom and Odendaalsrus in style on Saturday, with nine racing disciplines taking to the tarmac.





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