Zwartkops Raceway is located 7 km from the hotel. It has been noted as the most advanced raceway and the biggest advanced driver-training centre in Africa. It has a vehicle evaluation facility as well as environmentally friendly 4×4 driver-training grounds. It is the only internationally licensed kart circuit in SA rated as one of the finest on earth. The raceway is used for motorcycle and car for product evaluations as well as advanced driver education.
The raceway plays host to various events with 4 championships every year including the world karting tournaments and the international 4×4 motoring championships. The most popular race is the WesBank Super Series, SA’s premier track racing series.
The championship includes a SuperBike challenge for production motorcycles, one for Volkswagens (the Engen Volkswagen Cup), one for Polo Playas and one for V8 Supercars.
The Pro Tour that features racing Ferraris, Porsches and Shelbys, is also hosted by Zwartkops Raceway and is gaining in popularity.
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit opened its doors in the early 1960s and is a world famous motor racing venue with a rich national and international heritage. The track has hosted the World Superbike Series more than 3 times and has also hosted the A1 Grand Prix in 2009, an event that was broadcast all over the world.
Today, the now 4.2 km track has features 11 corners and is used mostly for spacing A1 and superbike racing. The track is also used by BMW and AUDI for defensive driving classes for their customers.
The track is open for public race days from Fridays to Sundays.