Lyle Ramsay - Picture by Paul Bedford

Ramsay meets the Midvaal challenge

At the opening event of the season, both Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Racing RSA/Fuchs Polo) and Jacques Smith (BPM Engineering Polo) left Midvaal Raceway disappointed with the start they had to their campaigns. Four months later, they left the same venue much happier after taking overall victories in their respective classes at the fourth round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge held on Saturday, 2 June. Christiaan de Wet (MotorMart Klerksdorp Polo) took the overall win in class C after winning…

Stiaan Kriel leading the MotorMart VW Challenge pack on his way to his fifth lights-to-flag victory of the 2018 season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Solid weekend for Kriel at Midvaal sees him closing in on the championship lead

Stiaan Kriel improved his position in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship at Midvaal Raceway ahead of the mid-season break. Round 4 of the championship saw the Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver come home with a set of good results inclusive of a race victory. Kriel utilised the latter two of Friday’s three untimed practice sessions to fine tune the setup of his car. He ended the day as one of the firm favourites to deliver a strong result,…

Mohamed Dangor took home his pair of best results in Class B - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team delivers magic at Midvaal

The MotorMart Racing Team can fondly look back on their results from Round 4 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge at Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, June 2. The weekend saw the team returning to the superb form that they have showed at the opening round of the season and sets them up to be firm contenders for the second half of the season. A change in the driver line-up along with the addition of a Class C entry also saw…

Stiaan Kriel leading the VW Challenge pack at the Killarney Raceway during Round 3. Potentially Round 4 can see this scenario play out on the championship table as well - Picture by Heinrich Sauer

Kriel hopes for another strong Midvaal challenge

Will Stiaan Kriel again dominate at Midvaal Raceway? The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver started his 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season strongly at the Round 1 visit to the circuit. A repeat of this performance will see him entering the mid-season break in a strong position following Round 4 on Saturday, June 2. Since the opening round, the season saw Kriel recording a mixed bag of results. He currently trails Rory Atkinson by 8 points in both the Overall…

Table Mountain and enthusiastic Cape Town crowd made for a good backdrop to Stiaan Kriel’s victory in the first MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Kriel treats Killarney crowd to victory in exciting MotorMart VW Challenge

A good crowd at the Killarney International Raceway were treated to a victory by Stiaan Kriel in the opening race of the MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver was on par to make it a full house of points during the second race, but a mechanical problem intervened. As former Cape Town resident and competitor, Kriel was always one of the firm favourites heading into the weekend. His good pace during Friday’s…