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Drivetrain disasters for Monitor Net at Zwartkops Raceway

It was a second consecutive weekend of frustration for Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr at Zwartkops Raceway on August 16-17. The reigning MotorMart VW Challenge Class B title holder’s strong efforts amounted to nothing due to drivetrain failures in Round 6 of the season. Friday’s practice sessions saw Holliday Jnr setting competitive times in his Volkswagen Polo. He had every reason to be confident ahead of Saturday, however this turned into a day that he would rather want to forget.…

Thrilling women’s month racing spectacle at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria celebrated Women’s Month in style on Saturday, with a full programme of Extreme Festival racing producing great spectacle and some very apt feminine results. Officially, the day’s premier events were two races for MotorMart VW Challenge cars. Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo) took both of the day’s victories, leading home Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) and Waldie Meintjies (Allwagen Polo) on both occasions. Bevin Masters (CPS Warehouse Polo) and Gavin Ross (VW Polo) took turns in the…

Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day and Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Round 6 – Phakisa Freeway – 2019-08-16 & 17

This coming weekend, the 16th and 17th of August, will see the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series make their second appearance at the Phakisa Freeway as part of the third Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day. Race Series aside, the day will also host the Bridgestone Time Trial Series championship while members of the public will have an opportunity to go for a fast lap in the Bridgestone Hot Lap vehicles driven by a professional driver for just R150.…

Motul Clubmans returns to Phakisa

Round 6 of the MOTUL Clubmans Championship is set to return to the iconic Phakisa Freeway, Free State Province, on 17 August, with the championship still very much up for grabs. Fielding a smaller grid than usual, the Clubmans will join the BMW Car Club Gauteng at their third Bridgestone BMW Track and Race Day, for what promises to be an entertaining day of motorsport. Heading into Round 6, the Class A battle will see Keagan Pottas (AIPM Honda CRX),…

Holliday Jnr eager to beat bad luck and build up points at Zwartkops

Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr will be aiming to put mechanical misfortunes behind him in Round 6 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge at Zwartkops Raceway. The August 16-17 race weekend will also see him pushing to regain his second place on the Class B points table where he currently trails Jacques Smith by 5 points. The defending Class B title holder maintained a solid run of seven consecutive podium finishes; five of them as runner-up. His misfortune however started…