Table Mountain and enthusiastic Cape Town crowd made for a good backdrop to Stiaan Kriel’s victory in the first MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Kriel treats Killarney crowd to victory in exciting MotorMart VW Challenge

A good crowd at the Killarney International Raceway were treated to a victory by Stiaan Kriel in the opening race of the MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver was on par to make it a full house of points during the second race, but a mechanical problem intervened. As former Cape Town resident and competitor, Kriel was always one of the firm favourites heading into the weekend. His good pace during Friday’s…

Lyle Ramsay on a charge through the field during the second MotorMart VW Challenge race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Legendary comeback for Ramsay at Killarney

Had Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay packed up for an early flight home halfway through the third round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21, many would not have thought any less of him. Down on the pace of the front runners and with mechanical problems, his weekend only went from bad to worse during a Race 1 accident. The day’s second race saw him deliver a performance which will forever remain part of miraculous comeback folklore at…

Lyle Ramsay is right back into contention for the championship following a set of strong results during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Killarney will be key for Ramsay

Following a set of strong results during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship, Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay finds himself right back in the Class A championship pursuit. The next round on Saturday, April 21 see will him take to the Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for the season’s away race as one of major contenders for victory. Ramsay will head to the event with a slight advantage. Apart from competing in the category’s most recent visit…

Mohamed Dangor is motivated to return to the sharp end of the Class B field - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart motivated for Mother City Challenge

Following a difficulty plagued second round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, the MotorMart Racing Team are licking their lips for points-paying finishes during this season’s away round. Round 3 of the championship will see them competing at the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, April 21; the first visit to the circuit for two of their tree drivers. Class A competitor Quinton Needham will make a return to the circuit where he last competed in a Class C car. With…

Stiaan Kriel will aim to take his Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo to the front of the Class A points table again at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel will feel at home for Killarney away Challenge

Cape Town, the next stop on the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge calendar. The time has come for the annual away race that forms part of the championship. Some will make their first visit to the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, April 21. Others have competed there during 2016. Class A contender Stiaan Kriel will be hoping for a happy homecoming in his Volkswagen Polo. Prior to relocating to Gauteng, Kriel lived and raced in Cape Town. The bulk of his…