Stiaan Kriel leading the day’s first MotorMart VW Challenge race and on his way to eventual victory - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Kriel becomes first MotorMart VW Challenge driver to take a win at Dezzi

Saturday, August 11, again saw Stiaan Kriel showing his skill in rapidly learning a new circuit during Round 5 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver took home a victory during the day’s first race at Dezzi Raceway. An unfortunate incident prevented him from taking the double for the day. The team found their ideal setup for the circuit early during the Friday’s practice sessions leaving Kriel adequate time to familiarise himself with the…

Mohamed Dangor holding off Chris Dale to take a career-best second place finish during the first race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team brings home results after fiercely contested race day at Dezzi

Dezzi Raceway proved to be a good hunting ground for the MotorMart Racing Team on Saturday, August 11. The team competed in all three classes of the MotorMart VW Challenge. Although incidents played their part during the two fiercely contested races, the team showed good form around the tight and twisty circuit with Team Owner Mohamed Dangor also celebrating his first podium finish.   A Hard-knock life in Class A Friday morning’s initial wet practice session saw Quinton Needham struggling…

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Stunning Results by McCree’s at Formula V Showdown at Dezzi Raceway

McCree team of father and son Tony and Clyde McCree showed exceptional skills in their AfriPart-branded Formula V car in the sports car class of the KZN Road Racing Club at Dezzi Raceway on Saturday 4th of August. The race had a field of 21 cars on the track, ten of which were racing in the sports car category. The McCree’s qualified 7th on the grid and 3rd in the sports car category. Going into the first race, the team experienced some clutch slip off, but quickly recovered…

Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) will fight for Sasol Global Touring Car championship supremacy at Zwartkops. Picture: Dave Ledbitter

Sasol Raceday brings Extreme Festival back to Zwartkops Raceway on 18 August 2018

The 2018 Extreme Festival will return to the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria next Saturday (August 18), with seven racing disciplines on both four and two wheels scheduled to perform. Top billing on the Sasol Raceday will belong to the Sasol Global Touring Car contingent, where three drivers will continue to fight for this year’s overall title. The championship contenders will be Michael Stephen (Engen Audi), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Simon Moss (Engen Audi), with little to choose between them…

Mohamed Dangor has shown good form in the Class B mid-pack and is aiming to be a regular front runner during the remainder of the season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team anticipating strong start to the second half of the season at Dezzi Raceway

It has been quite a long winter break in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season. The MotorMart Racing Team utilised the break to prepare for the second half of their debut season and they’re confident that they’ll be a force to be reckoned with at Round 5 of the championship which will see them in action at Dezzi Raceway on Saturday, July 11. Although the championship already had its away round for the season at the Killarney International Raceway outside…