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…

Stiaan Kriel overcame various troubles in East London to take the overall victory in his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo

Kriel takes a hard-fought overall win at the coast

Saturday, May 20 saw Stiaan Kriel record another successful overall victory at the third round of the 2017 Comsol VW Challenge in his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo. The new trophy in Kriel’s silverware cabinet came after two thrilling races, one victory and even a little bit of comedy at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix circuit. Kriel topped the timesheets throughout Friday’s practice sessions and it was no surprise when the Saturday morning’s qualifying session saw him repeat this. The…

Lyle Ramsay driving his Monroe Racing Volkswagen Polo during the second heat at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit

Ramsay celebrates two podiums at VW Challenge coastal round

Lyle Ramsay’s 2017 Comsol VW Challenge Class B championship pursuit took a solid step forward following a successful third round at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix circuit on Saturday, May 20.  The Monroe Racing driver finished second in the overall results following an eventful day at the coastal round of this single manufacturer championship. The race weekend got off to an early start for the team on the Thursday morning prior to the race. After a red-eye flight…

Gennaro Bonafede

Sasol GTC Racing Team still leads the Sasol GTC Championship after East London outing

East London, South Africa: Round three of the Sasol GTC championship proved a “tough day at the office” for the Sasol GTC Racing Team, yet holding onto their championship lead after three rounds of the season. Gennaro Bonafede convincingly clinched a second place in a 10-lap race at the renowned fastest track in South Africa. Robert Wolk banked third place points in the same race, a welcome boost for his inaugural season in the premier catergory of South African circuit…

Michael Stephen Engen Audi GTC

Michael Stephen scores double victory at Sasol GTC Championship East London round

East London, South Africa: The defending Sasol GTC Champion Michael Stephen has put his title defence back on track as he powered his Engen Xtreme Audi GTC to a pair of victories last Saturday, at Round 4 of the championship held at the East London Grand Prix circuit . Having been crowned the inaugural Sasol GTC champion at the Eastern Cape circuit last November, the 12-time SA motorsport title holder took both 10-lap race victories, with race two again in…