The Killarney track will host the country’s premier ring racing show this Saturday (September 17) and the Extreme Festival race day is set to rock the Western Cape enthusiasts to the fullest.
Top billing will go to the Global Touring Car (GTC) contingent, with 22 drivers slated for the starting grid.
The men to beat should include Robert Volk (Chemical Logistics Toyota Corolla), Saud Wariawa (Gazoo Racing Toyota Corolla), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Racing Toyota Corolla) and Bradley Liebenberg (Hype Volkswagen Golf GTI) as well as Mandla Ndakane (Gazoo Racing Toyota Corolla) and Andrew Rackstraw (RDSA Audi S3) may also be in the hunt.
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Jeffrey Kruger (Universal SupaPolo), Leighton Fourie (Express Hire SupaPolo), Dani van Niekerk (Universal SupaPolo), Keegan Campos (VW SupaPolo), Jonathan Magozzi (Sonax SupaPolo), Arnold Neveling (Stradale SupaPolo) and Daniel Roe (Perfect Circle SupaPolo ). ) should be first in the SupaCup category.
The fastest lap time at the event should come from the G&H Transport Extreme Supercar crew, with Franco Scribante (Porsche 911 RSR) leading the field of 22.
They are expected to be chased by Jonathan du Toit (TAR Lamborghini Huracan), Charles Orangies (Stradale Audi R8), Marcel Angel (Autohaus Porsche 911 GT2), Dane Angel (Autohaus Ferrari 488), Xali Letlake (Lamborghini Huracan) and Jason Ibbotson (Ferrari 488).
Local hero Jury Swart (Summit Polo) should be the favorite for the Compcare Polo Cup, challenged by Davy van der Merwe (Universal Polo), Clinton Bezuidenhout (Stu Davidson Polo), Charles Visser (Universal Polo), Jagger Robertson (Liqui Moly Polo). ) and Tate Bishop (Angry Polo).
The Geldenhuis brothers Antoine and Gerard (Abacus Migales) should run up front in the InvestChem Formula 1600 races, with the likes of Troy Dolinschek (Sujian Migale), Josh Le Roux (InvestChem Migale), Alex Voss (DV Building Migale), Nicolas van Wiley (Magnificent Paints Van Diemen) and Siyabonga Mankankwan (InvestChem Mygale).
Reigning champion Macky Adlem (Adlem Auto Jaguar XK8) will face stiff competition in the Mobil 1 V8 Supercars.
His closest rivals should be Franco Di Matteo (Laude Jaguar XK8), Terry Wilford (Fuchs Ford Mustang), Warren Lombard (Pepboys Ford Falcon), Julian Fameliaris (Lube-Net Chevrolet Corvette), David Coetzee (Elksa Ford Falcon), Steve Herbst . (PPG Coatings Chevrolet Corvette) and Thomas Rabe (Mobil 1 Chevrolet Lumina).
Rounding off the program are two races in the local Thermo Fires Clubmans category. 44 cars in six separate classes take to the asphalt.
Tickets will be on sale at the Killarney Gate and racing will start at 10.30am on Saturday. For more information contact Tanya Human on 012 384 2299 or 082 390 6016.