Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - Round 1 - Midvaal - 2018-02-17 - Race Report

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series – Round 1 – Midvaal Raceway – 2018-02-17

One of Gauteng’s most exciting and popular regional racing categories, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series got their 2018 season underway on Saturday, February 17. A grid of over 30 cars took part in the Midvaal Raceway season opener which formed part of the EV Dynamics Inland Championship on the day. Sporting some new entrants, the atmosphere was electric as everyone settled in to kick off their championship campaign. Qualifying Julian Fameliaris (Afrivalve E36 328i Turbo) took pole position during…

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…

Savannah Woodward and Luca Cocionni in action during their last Super-GP Champions Trophy outing during 2017 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Monroe Racing announce strong line-up for Super-GP season opener

The Monroe Racing team is preparing for a busy weekend with South Africa’s national superbike championship, the Super-GP Champions Trophy getting their 2018 season started at Zwartkops Raceway in Centurion. Round 1 will see the team entering two classes with Savannah Woodward and Luca Coccioni competing on Saturday, February 24. Woodward’s last appearance on the Super-GP roster was at the third round of the 2017 championship; also hosted at Zwartkops Raceway. Since then she focussed on further developing herself as…

Julian Fameliaris leading the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series field - Picture by RacePics.co.za

The first round of the EV Dynamics Inland Championship draws competitors and spectators alike, and sets the bar pretty high for the season ahead

Midvaal Raceway hosted the first round of this year’s EV Dynamics Inland Championship on Saturday 17 February and 19 races spread over 9 different categories kept a large crowd entertained throughout the Amtec Raceday. The opening round of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series played off at the Midvaal Raceway outside Vereeniging the past weekend. Over 30 cars would enter the first round of this popular one-make series and boast with 6 newcomers for this season. Most of them wearing…

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…