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…

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,…

Stiaan Kriel was eliminated from the day’s Falken Polo Cup races following an incident in Race 1. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Early accident eliminates Kriel van Zwartkops action

It was not the result that Stiaan Kriel had hoped for in Round 2 of the Falken Polo Cup on April 5-6. The MotorMart Racing driver was fortunate to walk away without sustaining serious injuries when his Volkswagen Polo rolled on a fast part of the Pretoria circuit following an accident. Apart from the subsequent retirement from Race 1, this also saw him eliminated from the further two races on the day. Friday’s wet practice sessions saw Kriel maintaining good…

A technicality prevented Stiaan Kriel from taking home a full house of points in Class B. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Strike 1 for Kriel despite dominating at Zwartkops

Round 2 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge saw Stiaan Kriel dominating the business end of weekend, however a Race 2 disqualification put a damper on his celebrations at Zwartkops Raceway. Saturday, March 9 should have seen him collect 23 points in his pursuit of the Class B title, but instead he will now find himself on the back foot yet eager to fight back with a vengeance. Friday did not exactly go according to plan for the MotorMart Racing…

Mohamed Dangor is getting closer to his goal of challenging for the front of Class A. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team makes gains at Zwartkops

The MotorMart Racing team completed another strong weekend including a win at Round 2 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge held at Zwartkops Raceway this weekend (March 8-9).   Steady form from Mohamed Dangor in Class A Friday’s practice sessions saw Mohamed Dangor edge closer to the front of the Class A field in his second outing since moving up from Class B, leaving him confident ahead of Saturday morning’s qualifying session where he secured sixth place on the grid…