Double podium for Holliday Jnr in Port Elizabeth

Following the host of technical issues encountered through the middle part of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge, Deon Holliday Jnr had every reason to celebrate at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack with two podium finishes in Round 7. The September 20-21 race weekend saw the Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo driver get his charge for second place in the Class B Championship underway while showing good pace throughout the weekend where he also had to learn a new circuit. Saturday morning’s Qualifying…

Holliday Jnr ready for the unknown in Port Elizabeth

Following two months of bitter luck on the technical side, Deon Holliday Jnr and the Monitor Net team are ready to take on the Aldo Scribante Racetrack for Round 7 of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge. Holliday Jnr’s last two outings saw two engine failures along with a broken gearbox on his Volkswagen Polo. The reigning Class B Champion have since realigned his 2019 goals ahead of the September 20-21 race weekend which will see the last third of the…

Total Excellium Racing shows good pace at closely-contested PE round

It was as admirable performance for the new Total Excellium Racing team in Round 4 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup held at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack. Both Justin and Darren Oates showed good pace throughout the 14-15 June weekend in the closely-contested championship. This performance came despite a host of difficulties which included a Friday afternoon engine replacement for Darren. Saturday’s Qualifying was a tightly contested session with half-a-second covering positions two through to fifteen. Justin, who was 0.171…

Kriel takes home points on difficult Falken Polo Cup weekend

Stiaan Kriel persevered through a difficult Falken Polo Cup fifth round to put together three points-paying finishes while learning more about the setup of his Volkswagen Polo GTi at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack on June 14-15. Technical difficulties and an eventual intercooler replacement on Friday evening hampered Kriel’s setup opportunities throughout the practice sessions. A setup-gamble for Saturday morning’s qualifying session followed where he secured 14th place on the grid while still struggling with understeer. The first part of Race…

Signature Motorsport delivers impressive Falken Polo Cup performance in front of Port Elizabeth crowd

The Signature Motorsport had mixed fortunes at Aldo Scribante Racetrack with all four drivers overcoming difficult situations in Round 5 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup. The June 14-15 race weekend saw them consistently running within the top-ten throughout the timed sessions. The weekend again underlined the team’s record as the most successful entry in South Africa’s most competitive national circuit championship.   Chris Shorter (#33 AE Engine Expertise Volkswagen Polo Chris Shorter had a strong weekend and was one…