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2013 SA motorsport calendar - March

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2013 SA NATIONAL & NR REGIONAL DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS – Round 1
Status: National / Regional
Venue: Tarlton Raceway
Race starts: 07h00
Classes: Top Eliminator, Senior Eliminator, Super Competition Eliminator, Competition Eliminator, Street Eliminator, Pro Street Bikes, Super Bike Elimination, Super Sport Shoot Out
Organiser: Tarlton Raceway
Contact person: Nico van Heerden (nico@tarltonrace.com)
MSA Sport co-ordinator: Karin Brittion (karin@motorsport.co.za)

PRO TOUR
Date: 23 March
Status: National/Regional/Club
Venue: Zwartkops
Race starts: 08h30
Classes: Hankook Formula Vee, Red Star Raceway RSR Masters, VW Challenge, GT Challenge, GT Classic
Organizer: Zwartkops Owners Club
Contact Person: Elvene Coetzee - 082 390 6016 / 012 384 2291/9 or (entries@pro-tour.co.za)    
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Maria Buys - (maria@motorsport.co.za)

WESTERN CAPE REGION

ROUND 1 OF THE 2013 ROTAX MAX CHALLENGE S.A. NATIONAL KARTING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Date: 23 March
Status: National/Club Invitational
Venue: Killarney Kart Circuit
Race starts: 08h30
Classes: Maxterino 60, ROTAX Junior Max, ROTAX Senior Max, ROTAX DD2/DD2 Masters, Clubmans, Cadet
Organizer: WPMC Karting Section
Contact Person: Michelle Creese - 082 324 0931 or (michele@creese.za.net)
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Maria Buys - (maria@motorsport.co.za)

2013 LIQUORLAND ASHTON NATIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP – RND 2 & WC REGIONAL ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP – RND 1
Date:  23 March
Status: National, Regional & Club
Venue: La Mont, Ashton
Race starts: Documentation & Self Scrutineering @ 16h00 – 20h00 on 22nd March; Riders Briefing @ 07h15;  Start of Event @ 07h30
Classes: All National Enduro, WC Regional & CSMX Club Classes
Organizer: CSMX
Contact Person: Michelle Londt - 083 376 6101 or (csmxenduro@telkomsa.net)    
Responsible MSA Sport Co-Ordinator:  Carmen-Lee Hill - noncircuit@motorsport.co.za

REGIONAL EVENTS

KZN REGION

2013 KZN REGIONAL CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP – RND 2 (NEIL WOOLRIDGE MOTORS NOODSBERG 250) AND 2013 NORMC CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP
Date: 23 March
Status: Regional/Club
Venue: Noodsberg Country Club
Race starts: 10h30
Classes: Class A, Class B, Cricket Class(Supported Classes - Clubmans Class 1 and Class2)
Organizer: Natal Off Road Motor Club
Contact Person: Stephanie Hohls - 083 259 3806 or (normc@sai.co.za)
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Karin Brittion - (karin@motorsport.co.za)

CLUB EVENTS

NORTHERN REGION

SHORT CIRCUIT MOTORCYCLE
Date: 21 March
Status: Club Championship
Venue: Zwartkops Kart Circuit
Race Starts: 08h00
Classes: Mini Moto, Scooter Stock and Open classes, SAMRA Honda NSF 100
Organiser: Moto SA
Contact Person: Clifford Redfern -  079 504 1297 or (info@motosa.co.za)
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Allison Atkinson - (allison@motorsport.co.za)

BORDER REGION

CIRCUIT
Date:  23 March
Status: Club Championship
Venue: East London Grand Prix Circuit
Race Starts: 08h00
Classes: Saloon Cars, Motorcycles and Historic Cars
Organiser: BMSC
Contact Person: Sharon - (office@bmsc.co.za) or 043 736 4023  
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Allison Atkinson - (allison@motorsport.co.za)

WESTERN CAPE REGION

CLUB DRAG RACING
Date: 21 March
Status: Club
Venue: Western Province Motor Club, Killarney
Race starts: 07h00
Classes: Street Cars & Bikes
Organizer: Western Province Motor Club – Drag Racing
Contact Person: Paul Simon - (021) 557-1639 or paul@wpmc.co.za
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Karin Brittion - (karin@motorsport.co.za)

SARMC AFRICA OPEN – KARTING
Date:  24 March
Status: Club Championship
Venue: Killarney
Race Starts: 07h00
Classes: Karting
Organiser: W.P.M.C – Karting
Contact Person: Michele - (Michele@creese.za.net) or 021 557 2184
Responsible MSA Sport Co-ordinator: Allison Atkinson - (allison@motorsport.co.za)


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