Willie Erasmus trails Justin Robertson by only five points despite still having to take his first win for 2019. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Close at the top as Liqui Moly INEX Legends heads to Phakisa

Round 4 of the 2019 Liqui Moly INEX Legends Championship sees the front-runners on the points table heading to the Phakisa Freeway with very little between them. Justin Robertson leads the championship with 1570 points, closely followed by Willie Erasmus who accumulated 1565 points thus far. Round 3 at Midvaal Raceway saw Jagger Robertson making a big jump from sixth to third in the standings with 1435 points. Jason Loosemore also finds himself in striking distance with 1310 points behind…

Fast paced battles expected out front in Round 3 of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series

Fast paced battles expected out front in Round 3 of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series

The third round of the 2019 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series will see the championship battle continue at the Phakisa Freeway in Welkom on April 27. With the single manufacturer championship format set up in such a way to keep the battle on the points table alive until the final round, it is still too early to identify the main title contenders in the Overall championship. The various class battles are seeing closely-contested affairs as competitors aim to get the…

Stiaan Kriel is ready to defend his Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel aims to consolidate Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway

Stiaan Kriel will complete another round of back-to-back race weekend when he takes to Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13 for the third round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge championship. The MotorMart Racing driver currently heads up the Class B points table with 32 points behind his name while occupying second place in the overall championship. The unfortunate events of Round 2 saw him sacrificing 11 points, but he will not be deterred from delivering a strong performance at Midvaal…

Antonie Marx brought his Xado jaguar home in fourth place in Race 2. Picture: Raymond Cornwell

Best result for Marx despite problems at Zwartkops

Antonie Marx recorded his career-best Mobil1 V8 Supercars finish at Zwartkops Raceway when he finished the second race from Round 2 in fourth place on April 5-6. The result came despite the Xado Jaguar driver having to contend with mechanical difficulties and limited Friday practice time due to severe rain. Friday’s rainfall resulted in the category abandon their first two of three practice sessions due to no grooved tyres being available. The afternoon saw one session being conducted on a…

Deon Holliday Jnr is ready for a close battle at the front of the Class B field. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Midvaal will see Holiday Jnr more determined to take top spot

Deon Holliday Jnr is expecting a closely-contested battle at the front of the MotorMart VW Challenge Class B field at Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13. The driver of the Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo has accumulated 31 points heading into the third round of the 2019 championship. This sees him occupying third place on the Overall points table while trailing Class B leader Stiaan Kriel by 1 point. “It is certainly a very close battle at the front at present. Granted,…