Antonie Marx during Round 4 in his Atomic Oil BMW M3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Midway point in season sees Marx in strong position

With the halfway point in the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Championship reached, things are dead-even at the top of the championship. Antonie Marx finds himself as joint-leader in the overall championship heading into Round 5 at Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion. Will he be able to emerge as undisputed leader following the Saturday, July 21 race day? Although Round 4 at Midvaal Raceway saw him only collecting points from the lower positions in Class C, he still holds…

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Old Style BMW Track and Race Day combined – Zwartkops – 21 July 2018

The popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series will, for the second time this year, return to their old format of track and race day combined events as they head to Zwartkops Raceway for Round 5 of the championship. The Bridgestone Track and Race Day hosted by Auto Alpina Boksburg will take place this coming Saturday, 21 July 2018 at Zwartkops Raceway. Race Series aside, the day will also host the Bridgestone Time Trial Series while members of the public have…

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Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 4 – Round 4 – Midvaal Raceway – 2018-06-02

Once again, the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series joined the Inland Championship at Midvaal Raceway for round four of the 2018 championship on Saturday, 2 June 2018. The moment one thinks a championship has identified a couple leaders that will take charge the rest of the season a round such as this comes around and mixes it all up. Past Saturday has proven that anything is possible in racing and one should never make assumptions about favourites. Even though…

Antonie Marx had to work his way from almost at the back of the field during both races at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Tough day at Midvaal Raceway for Marx sees him emerge as championship leader

Although Round 4 of the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series at Midvaal Raceway did not live up to Antonie Marx’s expectations, he did manage to retain his Class C lead as well as emerge as joint overall championship leader. Saturday, June 2 saw Marx go home with two lesser-points finishes, but the retirement of Class B leader Paulo Loureiro sees him in a good position heading into the second half of the season. Friday’s untimed practice sessions saw Marx…

Antonie Marx heading up the Class C battle during his previous visit to Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Marx in pursuit of maximum points at Midvaal

After nearly a two-month break in their 2018 championship, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series is ready to resume their season at Midvaal Raceway. Saturday, June 2 will see Antonie Marx continue his championship assault in the Atomic Oil BMW M3 at the same circuit where he got his season off to a victorious start. In Class C he finds himself 20 points clear of Renier Smith. In the Overall standings he’s occupying second position; 4 points behind Class B…