What's on - your motoring weekend

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IOL mot pic feb18 Kalahari Speedweek Preview 1 . Organiser Jan Els with some of the machinery that will be in action at the Kalahari Desert All-tar Speedweek at Upington Airport this weekend.

Your comprehensive guide to the next week in motorsport, live and on TV.



5.30pm: Nascar Nationwide Series

Ignition TV:

6am: Continuous six-hour loop until midnight tomorrow

SuperSport HD2:

8pm: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole

SuperSport 5:

2.45pm: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole Live

SuperSport 6:

1am: 2wheelstv

1.30am: MotoGP, America Moto3

2.30am: MotoGP, America Moto2

3.30am: MotoGP, America

4.30am: National Enduro & Offroad Championship



1.30am: Nascar Sprint Cup

8pm: AMA Supercross

SuperSport HD2:

11.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1 Live

1pm: WSBK, Netherlands Supersport Live

2.25pm: WSBK, Netherlands Superstock

3.15pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 2 Live

SuperSport 2:

10.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1

11.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Supersport

SuperSport 5:

10am: 2wheelstv

10.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole

11.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1 Live

1pm: WSBK, Netherlands SuperSport Live

2.25pm: WSBK, Netherlands Superstock

3.15pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 2 Live

SuperSport 6:

2.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole



1am: NHRA Drag Racing

SuperSport HD2:

8pm: WRC, Argentina

SuperSport HD:

4.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1

5.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Supersport

6.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 2

SuperSport 2:

12.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Race 2

3.40am: WSBK, Netherlands Superstock

4.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Supersport

8am: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1

9am: WSBK, Netherlands Race 2

10.30am: Mobil 1 The Grid

11pm: WRC, Argentina

SuperSport 5:

5.30pm: Mobil 1 The Grid

6pm: FIM Motocross, Trentino

6.30pm: WRC, Argentina

SuperSport 6:

6.10pm: MotoGP, Best Of 2012

SuperSport 7:

8.25am: Maxxis National 4x4 Challenge

9.20am: Super Series, Round 3 Aldo Scribante, Bridgestone Production Cars

10.20am: The Donaldson Cross Country Championship, Nkomazi 400

10.50am: National Enduro & Offroad Championship

11.20am: 2wheelstv




- Rock Blend 200 National Offroad Motorcycle and Quad Championship, Balmoral, 6.30am. All National Offroad MC and QD, and GOC Club classes included. Please call Adolf on 012-333-1852 for more information

- Maxxis National And Regional 4x4 X-Track Racing Championship, Meyerton, 7am. Classes as per the 2013 National and Regional X-track racing rules. Hanko on 072-285-1207

- Pro Tour, Killarney, 8am. Classes include Formula Vee, GT Challenge, GT Classic, Red Star Masters Cup, Porsche GT3 Challenge, Midas Clubmans, GTI Challenge, and Superbikes. Joy on 021-557-1639

Sunday to next Tuesday

- Kalahari Desert All-Tar Speedweek, Upington Airport. Organisers will time 140 runs during the three days and each participant will receive a commemorative certificate with an action photograph and the driver's/rider's fastest speed printed on it, and a metal badge engraved with the maximum speed. Spectators are welcome. Visit www.speedweeksa.com for more info

Next Wednesday

- SA National Drag Racing Championship, Tarlton. Gates open at 7am, racing starts at 8am. Adults pay R80, kids R40. Nico on 083-309-8461



- Motor Sport Legends Dinner with F1 expert and voice from the pit lane Gary Anderson, Gallagher Estate. A table of 10 costs R11 000 and includes entry into a draw for valuable prizes. The event is a fundraiser for the Motorsport Legends Benevolent Fund which provides emergency relief for members of the motorsport fraternity. Allan on 083-588-4589.


- Short Circuit Motorcycle, Kyalami, 8am. Classes include Mini Moto, Scooter Stock and Open classes, and SAMRA Honda NSF 100. Clifford on 079-504-1297

- Oval Racing, Vaal Show Grounds (Vereeniging), 6pm. Classes include 1600 MS, 1660 MS, 2l HR, 2l MS, Super Saloons, SM, and V8 Sprints. Freda on 082-222-3365


- Alfa Romeo Club of SA Classic Regularity Rally Trial, Dros restaurant in Vanderbijlpark, 9am. Classes A to D and X included. Terry on 083-651-5267

Next Wednesday to May 5

- World of Wheels International Motor Show, Kyalami, 9am to 9pm daily. Adults pay R60 and teenagers pay R40 to enter. Expect a world record attempt for the most bikes on the track, supercar racing, go-kart racing, extreme drifting, a sound-off, and a shine-off.

The Miss World of Wheels Beauty Pageant on the Saturday will give the guys something to look at, while an unusual feature will be a man-made Flying Saucer on display. Entry tickets for both the record attempt and the show can be purchased through Itickets.co.za – show tickets can be purchased at the gate too. John on 011-466-2307



- NMCC Rally Championship, Dalton, 11am. Annette on 031-700-1993


- KZN Cadet Harescramble Regional Championship, Sutherland Farm (7 Oaks), 7am. All Regional Junior Offroad MC and QD, and SC Cadets Club Classes included. Penny on 083-256-4142



- Superbike and Supersport World Championship - Assen, Netherlands

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