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…

Charl Arangies won both of the day’s G&H Transport Extreme Supercar race victories in his Stradale Aston Martin Vantage, setting a new overall Kyalami track record in the process - Picture by David Ledbitter

High speed Extreme Festival spectacle at Kyalami

The 2017 Extreme Festival visited Kyalami on Saturday, with a widely varied race programme providing a large crowd with excellent spectacle, plus a new overall circuit lap record. The top-billed Sasol Global Touring Car races provided close excitement. The opening race went to Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), narrowly ahead of Mathew Hodges (VW Motorsport Jetta), Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Smon Moss (Engen Xtreme Audi). Race two produced a rash of retirements, leaving Stephen…

Riaan Woest - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Viking Race Day – Inland Championship – Round 9 – 11 November 2017 – Red Star Raceway – Preview

The Inland Championship will head back to Red Star Raceway outside Delmas for the last time this year on Saturday, November the 11th, 2017. This will also be the final round of the championship this season and should deliver some tough racing as some championships still need to be decided. Once again Viking Mining Solutions has come to the party with sponsoring the final round now for the second year in a row. After a busy October month with both…

Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four podiums at Kyalami races

The Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team had a great day at Kyalami with Chris Shorter taking overall honours after powering his Champion MINI to second and third places in the two races, in the process moving up to third on the championship points log and well within the targeted second place in the MINI’s first year of competition. Brad Liebenberg drove his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works to a third and second place respectively after leading the second…

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.…