Luke Hill leading Heat 1 of Kid ROK during the opening round of the National ROK Cup at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Photo: Raymond Cornwell

Lightning expected to strike Port Elizabeth

With only a few days before the second round of the National Rok Cup championship, young Luke Hill will be looking to continue the fine form he’s shown throughout 2019 thus far. Having scored a hat-trick of wins at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit during Round 1, Luke heads to the Celso Scribante Karting Circuit leading the Kid ROK championship. As if competing in one class isn’t challenging enough, Luke also competes in the very competitive Mini ROK class, having made…

Dominic Lincoln

Dominic Lincoln chosen for Richard Mille Young Talent Academy

BirelART launched an initiative early this year aimed to create a pathway from karting to single-seater racing. In order to achieve this, BirelART have partnered with Richard Mille and will be offering one BirelART driver the opportunity to compete in the 2019 French Formula 4 Championship. Each BirelART importer is empowered to select one driver to send through to a two day “shoot out” which will take place at the Paul Ricard Race Track in the South of France on…

Kwanda Mokoena

Kwanda Mokoena ends national season on a high note

The final round of the South Africa Rotax Max Challenge took place at Zwartkops Raceway this past weekend and Kwanda Mokoena can be proud of his achievements this year. The weekend started off on a high note, with Kwanda qualifying his FA kart in pole position. He led the first race on Sunday morning, but didn’t seem to have the same pace as on Saturday. The very competitive front runners fought tooth and nail for the top spot and Kwanda…

Leyton Fourie

Successful season finale for Leyton Fourie

Leyton Fourie leaves Zwartkops Raceway smiling after a fantastic performance in the final round of the 2018 South African Junior Max Championship. Following a tough qualifying session on Saturday afternoon, the Bidvest Compendium Insurance Brokers driver started Sunday’s first heat from 7th position. Leyton drove the wheels off his Tony kart, quickly making up ground off the start and putting in consistently fast lap times. When the chequered flag came out, Leyton was in 2nd place. His race 2 performance…

Dominic Lincoln

Successful season for BirelART SA Official Team

In only its first year as a kart team, BirelART SA performed well in the 2018 Rotax Max Challenge. The team racked up a few 3rd place finishes as well as the 2018 SA Senior Max Championship title. The championship is based on each driver’s top 6 Regional results and top 10 National results. Micro Max was the team’s entry level class, with a strong focus on developing young talent for more intense competition next year. Bjorn Bertholdt did himself…