Come 2014, South African motorcycle racing fans will be in for a special treat as FIM plans to return WSBK to the African Country after a three years absence.

A round scheduled to be held at Phakisa Freeway in the Free State, on October 19 appears on the provisional calendar for the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship.

“We have signed a Terms of Contract short-form agreement with Dorna, the WSBK Promoters, and will enter into a long-form agreement subject to certain conditions being met – said Anthony Lauter of GAS Sports, who are organisers of this event. “We still need to secure the necessary financial guarantees required by Dorna and the Phakisa Freeway must first pass an FIM circuit inspection. We’re confident we will meet these conditions. The race weekend programme will also include World Supersport series and several top South African riders can be expected to be seen…

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