Marx could deliver a surprise as V8 thunder heads to Phakisa

After a two-month break, is eager to get behind the wheel of his for Round 3 of the 2019 championship on June 7-8.

Marx presently finds himself in seventh place on the points table and will aim to surpass fellow championship debutant Julian Fameliaris at the .

Antonie Marx might be down on power, but will still look to consolidate at the Phakisa Freeway. Picture: Raymond Conwell

The break between rounds saw the team putting a lot of effort into resolving their power deficit, however delays in the arrival of newly imported parts have prevented their objectives from being achieved. This is not the ideal situation for Marx to find himself in ahead of his visit to the fastest circuit on calendar.

Another factor to contend with, will be the severe tyre degradation expected at the circuit. This could well play into Marx’ hands: “We know we will be down on power at circuit where straight line speed will be crucial. If we can conserve the tyres during the early part of the day, we may well be in the running for the second race. It is not an ideal strategy to work on, but we have to play the hand that we’ve been dealt here and we always try to make the best of any situation.”

Due to an endurance race which will also farm part of the weekend’s programme, the Qualifying session for Round 3 will take place on Friday afternoon with the two points-scoring 10-lap races scheduled for Saturday at 10:00 and 13:45 respectively.. Fans of Marx are also invited to follow his Facebook page www.facebook.com/AntonieMarxRacing for results and updates

Marx would like to thank Xado Smart Nanotechnology, TiNCo Motorsport, Strado Truck and Trailer Remanufacturers, Union Propshafts and Mag Repairs for making his 2019 season possible.

Story by Reynard Gelderblom on behalf of Antonie Marx Racing

 

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