Stiaan Kriel leading the pack during the opening race in his Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Full house of points for dominant Kriel at Midvaal

Stiaan Kriel started his 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge campaign by taking home every point on offer at the opening round at Midvaal Raceway. His clean sweep on Saturday, February 17 may have looked like a walk in the park, but had it not been for some hard work leading up to the event the Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo might not have made the grid at all. Up to the final week of January, the 2017 Class A runner-up was still putting…

Quinton Needham was one of the start performers at Midvaal Raceway in his MotorMart Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart’s Dangor delivers solid show at Midvaal Challenge

Mohamed Dangor showed good pace during the opening round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge while narrowly missing out on a third place trophy. The team owner and title sponsor of the series found himself in the middle of some good tussles on the Saturday, February 17 race day held at Midvaal Raceway. Friday’s practice day saw Dangor posting a series of fast laps while fine-tuning his Volkswagen Polo’s setup during the three sessions. The lack of official timing available…

Lyle Ramsay’s 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season got off to a nightmare start with mechanical problems plaguing his Class A Monroe Racing Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Ramsay shows character during Midvaal Challenge nightmare

Saturday, February 17 saw Lyle Ramsay’s 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge campaign get off to a nightmare start at Midvaal Raceway. The Monroe Racing Volkswagen Driver however countered this by reminding all present why he has the attitude required to win championships as he did during 2014; persevering though every challenge flung at him throughout the weekend. Friday morning’s first practice session saw Ramsay showing consistent pace in comparison to pre-season testing. With no official timing being available on the practice…

StiianKriel leads the charge to the first corner in the opening race of the season - Picture by Paul Bedford

Kriel and Joaquim meet the Midvaal Challenge

Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive / Kalex Polo) and Roberto Joaquim (Cool Freeze / Auto Aircon Polo) both had the best possible starts to their season when they took a full-house of points in their respective classes at the opening round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, held at Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, 17 February.   Kriel showed that he meant business in the morning qualifying session, setting a time nearly three-quarters of a second quicker than his closest class A challenger,…

2018 will be showtime for Quinton Needham for the MotorMart VW Challenge season opener at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Jason Hanslo

2018 Will be showtime for MotorMart’s Quinton Needham

A new season awaits the Auto Sport Team in Class A of the MotorMart VW Challenge championship. While 2017 saw a bag of mixed results and a change in class, the team’s star driver Quinton Needham is quite serious when he say: “2018 will be showtime.” The final round of the 2017 championship certainly gave the team a reason to celebrate following two third place finishes at a wet Zwartkops Raceway. The new season will certainly see a lot of…