Lyle Ramsay is right back into contention for the championship following a set of strong results during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Killarney will be key for Ramsay

Following a set of strong results during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship, Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay finds himself right back in the Class A championship pursuit. The next round on Saturday, April 21 see will him take to the Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for the season’s away race as one of major contenders for victory. Ramsay will head to the event with a slight advantage. Apart from competing in the category’s most recent visit…

Mohamed Dangor is motivated to return to the sharp end of the Class B field - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart motivated for Mother City Challenge

Following a difficulty plagued second round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, the MotorMart Racing Team are licking their lips for points-paying finishes during this season’s away round. Round 3 of the championship will see them competing at the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, April 21; the first visit to the circuit for two of their tree drivers. Class A competitor Quinton Needham will make a return to the circuit where he last competed in a Class C car. With…

Stiaan Kriel will aim to take his Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo to the front of the Class A points table again at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel will feel at home for Killarney away Challenge

Cape Town, the next stop on the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge calendar. The time has come for the annual away race that forms part of the championship. Some will make their first visit to the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, April 21. Others have competed there during 2016. Class A contender Stiaan Kriel will be hoping for a happy homecoming in his Volkswagen Polo. Prior to relocating to Gauteng, Kriel lived and raced in Cape Town. The bulk of his…

Stiaan Kriel dominant in the day’s opening MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Highs and lows for Kriel at Zwartkops Challenge

It was a weekend at both the top and bottom for Stiaan Kriel during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. Following a victorious opening race at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, March 17, he found himself unable to make the start due to a gearbox failure. Kriel spent his Friday by topping the time sheets during every practice session leaving the team ready for Saturday’s business end of the weekend. Saturday morning saw the team greeted by heavy rain;…

Quinton Needham looked strong in the opening race, but an incident prevented him from securing a points-paying position - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing team overcomes Zwartkops challenges

Mechanical difficulties plagued the MotorMart Racing Team throughout Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, but they persevered to prove that no difficulty needs to result in an impossibility. The Saturday, March 17 event saw them push through at Zwartkops Raceway to end the day with two finishes, something that looked doubtful shortly before the second race. Quinton Needham headed up the team’s challenge in Class A. Early during Friday morning’s first practice session he retired due to a…