Zwartkops Race Schedule – 12 May 2018

Friday 11th May 2018 – Official Practice

Practice 1 Fri 8:00am
Practice 2 Fri 10:25am
Practice 3 Fri 13:30

Saturday 12th May 2018 – Race Day

Qualifying Sat 8:40am
Race 1 Sat 11:20am
Race 2 Sat 13:45pm

Competing Riders:

Surname Name Race # Class
1 Ackermann Jacques 70 A
2 Bezuidenhout Gareth 22 A
3 Bezuidenhout Greg 10 B
4 Brooke Teddy 93 C
5 Christie Stewie 65 C
6 Collard Jonty 11 A
7 De Vos Pieter 17 C
8 Ganapathy Appanna 77 A
9 Gous Jaco 43 A
10 Grüne Sven 66 B
11 Harwood Ian 24 B
12 Le Roux Johan 44 C
13 McLachlan Rodney 42 C
14 Oberholster Ruan 34 A
15 Seate Mmusapelo 80 A
16 Smit Michael 49 A
17 Spicer Wayne 90 B
18 Themba Sifiso 63 A
19 Van Breda Graeme 1 B
20 Van Vollenstee Andre 82 C

2018 Records

2018 Round 1 Race Winner:

Sven Grune

Best Lap (2011):


Steward McLeod

Average Speed (km/h)

Average Speed (km/h)145.4km/h

The Grand Prix

Zwartkops race track is an undulating road circuit 2,4 kilometres long circulated in a clock-wise direction. It has been designed to FIA/FIM International standards for racing vehicles of all categories with the exception of Formula One and Moto GP.
The track has a width of 10 metres over its entire length with the starting straight past the Pits, 12 metres wide. The run off areas and safety measures were designed utilising the speed profile of vehicles which can achieve lap times as low as 55 seconds.
Zwartkops can be categorised as a short circuit which has 8 corners of which three are fast and challenging and one corner being a 180 degree hairpin. Overtaking opportunities are good with 3 corners offering overtaking under braking.
Zwartkops is a “technical circuit” with three of the corners having compound radii, and the track has been designed to enable competent competitors achieve fast lap times.”

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