Two podium finishes and fastest laps saw Deon Holliday Jnr making a strong start Two podium finishes and fastest laps saw Deon Holliday Jnr making a strong start for the 2019 season. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Solid form sees Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr bag two podiums

Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr got his 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge season off to a solid start at Red Star Raceway. The defending Class B title holder made two visits to the podium on the weekend of February 15-16. Holliday Jnr made steady progress throughout Friday’s practice sessions; finishing the afternoon third session on top of the time sheets. Saturday morning’s qualifying session greeted the field with a wet track during which he recorded the sixth fastest time. Holliday Jnr,…

Stiaan Kriel to the MotorMart Racing Team’s maiden win at Red Star Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel starts 2019 in victorious fashion at Red Star

Driving a borrowed car, Stiaan Kriel celebrated two victories in the opening Round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge on the weekend of February 15-16. This event held at Red Star Raceway also marked his debut in Class B of the competitive regional single-manufacturer category. Friday’s practice sessions saw Kriel constantly finding himself in the top group on the time sheets while finalising his setup for the race day ahead. On Saturday morning he suffered from an alternator failure on…

Dewald Brummer got an early advantage during the Race 1 start. Picture by Raymond Cornwell

Debutant Brummer victorious in thrilling Motul Clubmans season opener

Round 1 of the Motul Clubmans Championship got underway on February 15-16, at the fast and technical Red Star Raceway.  Three practice sessions on Friday allowed drivers the opportunity to get to grips with the cooler conditions, resulting from the adverse Gauteng weather experienced in the lead up to the weekend. Despite heavy rain clouds present over the circuit on Friday, the track remained dry throughout the practice day. On Saturday morning nineteen competitors took to the track for the…

A host of strong results saw Willie Erasmus taking the honours for the day. Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Erasmus take Liqui Moly INEX Legends honours at drama filled day at Red Star

Consistency paid off for Willie Erasmus as he took the overall win in Round 2 of the 2019 Liqui Moly INEX Legends championship held at Red Star Raceway. Celebrations on Saturday, February 16 were however subdued due to other events that, due to the tragic nature of it, overshadowed any on-track performance at the circuit just outside Delmas. Saturday morning greeted the competitors with varying weather conditions and of course the draw for the grid to start the day. Charl…

Mohamed Dangor made a strong start to his Class A campaign. Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Strong start and maiden victory for MotorMart Racing Team

The MotorMart Racing team made a strong start to the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge season. The solid tally of points and good form shown from all three drivers at Red Star Raceway on February 15-16 have laid a good foundation for the remainder of the season ahead.   Dangor’s A-class performance in Class A Class A of the MotorMart VW Challenge is often regarded as one of the most competitive fields in South African motorsport. Joining this pack is a…