What's on - your motoring weekend

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


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.


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

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

10am: 2wheelstv

10.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole

1pm: WSBK, Netherlands SuperSport Live

2.30am: WSBK, Netherlands Superpole


1am: NHRA Drag Racing

8pm: WRC, Argentina

SuperSport HD:

4.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 1

5.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Supersport

6.30pm: WSBK, Netherlands Race 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

5.30pm: Mobil 1 The Grid

6pm: FIM Motocross, Trentino

6.30pm: WRC, Argentina

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

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 – 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