Citizen reporter
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2 Apr 2014
7:00 pm

Zwartkop hosts two-wheelers

Citizen reporter

The Zwartkops Raceway will host round two of this year's Inland Regional Motorcycle Series at Zwartkops this Saturday.

CLOSE: The Battle of the Twins races will see Ducatis and KTMs in action. Picture: Deon Venter

Heading the show will be races for Unlimited Superbikes, including Kawasaki ZX10s, BMW S 1000 RRs, Honda Fireblades, Suzuki GSXRs and Yamahas.

Top riders should include Jannie Odendaal (Honda Fireblade) who won the Thunderbike Championship in 2013, Konrad Viljoen (BMW S 1000 RR) and Ryan van Aswegen (Kawasaki ZX10).

The 600cc Unlimited class should see youngsters Darien Kayser (Kawasaki ZX6) and Nicolas Kershaw (Kawasaki ZX6) leading the pack, chased by AJ Venter (Triumph 675) and Jonathan Howell (Kawasaki ZX6).

Donovan Fourie (Ducati 1199 Panigale) currently leads the Battle of the Twins category, pursued by Brian Bontekoning (KTM RC8R) , Johan Otto (KTM RC8R) and Thomas Brown (KTM RC8R).

The Master class will have a good field of experienced riders, such as Kyle Robinson (Kawasaki ZX10), Brian Bontekoning (Kawasaki ZX10), Jannie Odendaal (Kawasaki ZX10), Jacques van Wyngaardt (Kawasaki ZX10) and Marius Koekemoer (BMW S 1000 RR).

Formula Xtreme will feature a couple of young aspiring riders such as Paul Perufsky (Kawasaki ZX10), Dale Niewenhuys (Honda CBR) and Reginald Seale (Kawasaki ZX10).

The Moto 3 and GP 125 categories have riders from ages eight to 14. They will see the upcoming stars like Keagan Bontekoning (Honda RS125), Dylan Barnard (Yamaha YZF) and Malcolm Rudman (Honda RS125) in action. The 250 Cup and 150 Cup will see Dorren Loureiro (Kawasaki ZX250), Hanro van Rooyen (Kawasaki ZX250) and William Friend (Kawasaki ZX250) in the 250 Cup


The 150 Cup series will feature Rohan van Rooyen (Honda CBR 150), Aidan Liebenberg (Honda CBR 150) and Luka Gaspar (Honda CBR 150). The stars of tomorrow in the Honda NSF Cup on the little 100cc motorcycles are Luka Balona, Aidan Liebenberg and Chris Wright.