Quinton Needham making steady progress to the top of the VW Challenge series with another good result this past weekend at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Another good performance by Needham at Kyalami

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit saw another good performance by Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo on Saturday, November 4. With the remainder of the 2017 VW Challenge season being used to develop their Class A car, Needham again showed that he’ll be a force to be reckoned with in 2018. With the team having more than a fair share of hard luck during the season, Needham overcame yet another challenge at South Africa’s most iconic circuit: Himself. The…

Kyalami witnessed another strong performance by Lyle Ramsay in his Monroe Racing South Africa Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Brilliant Kyalami performance by Ramsay secures second place in championship

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit crowd were treated to another strong performance by Monroe Racing South Africa’s Lyle Ramsay on Saturday, November 4. Two second place finishes saw Ramsay also securing second place on the 2017 VW Challenge Class B points table with one round of the championship still remaining. During Friday morning’s initial practice sessions the team finalised their setup, but even while doing so exhibited good pace to top the Class B time sheets during the second session.…

Quinton Needham is confident about his chances following further development on the Megatron Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Megatron Auto Sport Team determined to shift up a gear at Kyalami

Following a successful Class A debut for Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway, the team will now head to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge championship. With some further teething issues resolved, the team is feeling confident about their chances at the iconic circuit. Apart from their gear selection issue which resulted in an incident during the final practice session, the team was also struggling with a loss…

Lyle Ramsay driving his Monroe Racing South Africa Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Ramsay hopes for repeat of Kyalami history

A mere three weeks after his brilliant performance at Midvaal Raceway, Monroe Racing South Africa’s Lyle Ramsay is preparing to compete at the historic Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The venue will host the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship as part of the Kyalami Motorsport Festival on Saturday, November 4. This will be Ramsay second visit to the revamped circuit; his previous visit being a victorious one. But that was when he was competing in Class C. Ramsay…

Stiaan Kriel in his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kyalami will be crucial for Kriel

Just over a year ago Stiaan Kriel stunned the crowd and his fellow competitors alike with his blistering pace at the then newly revamped Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. On Saturday, November 4 he’ll have his sights set on a similar performance when lining up on the grid in his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo at this iconic circuit for the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge. Working his way back to the front of the points table will serve as added…