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Sunday 28 January 2018 South Africa vs Scotland Classic Superbikes at Zwartkops

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 2:20 AM

This is 14th Day of the Champion at Zwartkops.

Key features for the day is a full racing programme with the Bridgestone Challenge, Sub 10 SuperBikes and ThunderBikes, the Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Masters and then more magnificent men…

And their iconic racing bikes of yesteryear and of course the focus of the day will be the international ten riders from the U.K. who will race against our Superbike TT Racers.

The U.K. contingent includes Alan Duffus , Robert Burns, Bry Bayes, Carl Tiffany, Gordon Grigor , and of course SuperBike Legend Ian Simpson, Iain MacPhearson and Howard Selby,

All Isle of Man heroes and household names in the U.K…They will ride the Classic Superbikes of the eighties… Suzuki, Yamaha, Hondas…………….

The South African contingent to challenge and uphold the South African flag in the two round Championship of South Africa verses Scotland will be the legendary and brave riders, Noel Haarhoff, Mike Mc Skimming, Leon vd Berg Etienne Louw, Peter Herbert… a full field of 26 racing bikes…

The Bridgestone Challenge, and Thunderbikes including the Sub 10 category will feature 30 plus modern racing bikes headed by….2017 Bridgestone Thunderbikes champion Shaun Vermaak, and the usual contenders, Gavin Upton, Morne Potgieter and the Agliotti brothers to name but a few And not to discount our lady riders, Anja Tom-Suden, Landi Sinden, Mmusapelo Seate and Lize de Beer.

The Kawasaki Masters Series.. for the over 35’s will be a close battle as always with all, but in particular Sven Grune, Graeme van Breda and Sifiso Themba to name but a few.

Of very special interest will be the presence… sight and sound of the Kenny Roberts Proton MotoGP 500 one of two in the world and to be ridden by our very own South African icon none other than Dave Petersen..

The Isle of Man ACE, 7 times TT winner Mick Grant is also making a special visit to Zwartkops on the day..

The Historic HMG group will make their presence felt, with the sight and sound of Honda s, Nortons…, AJS… Velocettes…BIG NAMES in the world of motor cycle racing

A full programme of events, shows and displays… all at the Day of the Champion at Zwartkops Raceway.

See you at Zwartkops…

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