Luca Coccioni secured another fifth place in Race 3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Impressive Super 300 debut for Monroe Racing’s Luca Coccioni

A host of successful test session along with his impressive form during various guest rides for the Monroe Racing team saw Luca Coccioni piloting the Yamaha R3 at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, April 28, during Round 3 of the 2018 Super-GP Champions Trophy. The seat became available following the first round of the championship. Although Coccioni was announced as rider prior to Round 2, the team opted out of the Cape Town round of…

Lyle Ramsay on a charge through the field during the second MotorMart VW Challenge race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Legendary comeback for Ramsay at Killarney

Had Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay packed up for an early flight home halfway through the third round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21, many would not have thought any less of him. Down on the pace of the front runners and with mechanical problems, his weekend only went from bad to worse during a Race 1 accident. The day’s second race saw him deliver a performance which will forever remain part of miraculous comeback folklore at…

Hayden Jonas delivered a stellar performance with his fight through the field during the second Super 600 race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Jonas delivers strong comeback during East London Super-GP

Hayden Jonas again showed why he is one of the most talented superbike riders in South Africa during Round 3 of the 2018 Super-GP Champions Trophy at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, April 28. The Capetonian rider piloted his Samurai Racing Yamaha R6 to a third place finish in the day’s first Super 600 race prior to slicing his way through the field in the second race; nearly making it two podium finishes for the…

Nicole van Aswegen riding her Motorsport South Africa Women in Motorsport Triumph Daytona 675 around the windy Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Van Aswegen shows strength at windy East London Super-GP

Following a confidence-boosting return to main circuit racing during a recent visit to Zimbabwe with the Monroe Racing team, Nicole van Aswegen impressed during her first Super-GP Champions Trophy outing in nearly two years on Saturday, April 28, 2018. The event saw her back on her Triumph Daytona 675 around the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit during Round 3 of the national championship. Prior to her sabbatical from racing due to family reasons, Van Aswegen earned the respect…

Quinton Needham making his way through Beacon Bend on the final lap of Race 2 after a very difficult weekend - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Needham resilient during challenging weekend for the Megatron Auto Sport Team

The Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix circuit certainly lived up to be a coastal challenge for Quinton Needham and the Megatron Auto Sport Team. The crew however worked hard during the third round of the 2017 Comsol VW Challenge and completed a strong finish in Race 2 to end the weekend on a high note on Saturday, May 20. The team’s preparation for the event started shortly after Round 2 at Red Star Raceway. A new engine was built…