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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

All systems go for 2019 24 Hours of Le Mans

The first cross-season edition of the World Endurance Championship that started in May last year with the Six Hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium, reaches its conclusion this weekend (15-16 June) with the 87th running of 24 Hours of Le Mans.

MotoE is back on track

The day will finish with a full race simulation, where riders will get a chance to practice overtaking and race strategy.

Ferrari’s woes continue

Team principal Mattia Binotto confirmed the team’s foul up in an interview, saying: “Charles asked, from his cockpit, ‘should I go out, I think it’s a bit too marginal, we may be at risk’. “We replied ‘no. we’ve got the data’, and we believed it was good enough. It was not.”

One of two original Carrera RS models still in SA

This year, apart from the top D’Etat class, there was the well-supported D’Elegance category, where the emphasis was more on preparation and presentation than on 100% originality.

Destination cities’ in sights

A return to South Africa is nothing new, but the financial implications are another story.

Sarel is back on track

One of the highlights of the race will be maestro Sarel van der Merwe’s return behind the wheel of a Ligier Honda sports prototype alongside fellow veteran Riaan Botma.





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