Marx taking the Class C lead in Race 2. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Marx defies odds to extend championship lead

If Lady-Luck found a favourite venue to visit in 2018, it certainly must be the TiNCo Motorsport pit garage on Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series weekends. Heading into the penultimate round of the 2018 season at Zwartkops Raceway, Antonie Marx had a mere one-point lead in the championship. With the odds stacked against him while struggling with power issues in his Xado BMW M3, he ended the Saturday, October 13 race day in an even stronger position. “After fitting the…

It will be all to play for when Antonie Marx gets behind the wheel of his Xado Smart Nanotechnology BMW at Zwartkops Raceway. Photo: Paul Blackburn

Marx aims to stay ahead of the pack at Zwartkops

It is a close battle at the top of the overall championship table in the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series heading into the penultimate round of the season at Zwartkops Raceway. On Saturday, October 13 Antonie Marx will start the race day with a mere one-point advantage and with the knowledge that every point available will be vital in his bid to win the title in his Xado Smart Nanotechnology BMW M3. With 87 points accumulated from 12 races…

Paulo Loureiro Combined Racing BMW E36 M3 GTS Third in Championship

Battle Lines drawn as BMW Series head to Zwartkops on 13 October 2018

Great anticipation exists as the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series gets ready for the penultimate round of their championship this coming weekend, Saturday, the 13th of October at the popular Zwartkops Raceway. This will be their third visit to this track this year and the seventh round of the championship with the overall championship still to be decided. Still topping the overall championship scoreboard, Antonie Marx (BMW E46 M3) will be hoping the Phakisa drama is now out of…

Hard fought battles typified Round 6 of the Bridgestone BMW Series

Hard fought battles typified Round 6 of the Bridgestone BMW Series

The popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series visited the iconic Phakisa Freeway outside Welkom for Round 6 of the 2018 championship. As was expected the Free State fans got treated to some great battles throughout the field on Saturday, the 15th of September 2018. With clear intensions by the respective class leaders it was all to play for in the overall standings. Qualifying Early morning qualifying saw David Coetzee (ELKSA Competition/ SAV Speed BMW E36 328i Turbo) once again put…

Antonie Marx during the announcement of new title sponsor Xado Smart Nanotechnology on Saturday morning

The long road to a Phakisa victory for Marx

Sprint races are not always merely a short trip to victory. This is something that Antonie Marx found out first hand on Saturday, September 15. A victory and second place during Round 6 of the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series comes with a story of hard work and him nearly not even lining up on the grid at the Phakisa Freeway. Leading both the Class C and overall championships heading into the round, Marx was eager to maintain his…