Stellar performances by one and all on a trying weekend for the BMW Series

BMW ///M Performance Parts Race Series – Round 01 – Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit – 2022-02-04 Heroes all! That arguably is the only way to describe the BMW ///M Performance Parts Race Series field after two days of trials and tribulations at Kyalami. Over 40 entries were received and split into Classes A & B and C, D & E. Friday morning’s qualifying session for A & B saw Paulo Loureiro, back in the fold after a long absence, put…

Wilford Racing takes points at Kyalami despite mechanical problems

This past weekend (February 3-5), Terry Wilford took home a points-paying finish in the 2021 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars season finale at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit while Larry Wilford was forced to withdraw after the practice sessions. Terry reported handling issues in Thursday’s practice session, but a few component repairs and replacements on his Fuchs Lubricants Ford Falcon saw him delivering a solid performance in Friday morning’s qualifying session to set the sixth-fastest time. Larry’s new Fuchs Lubricants Chevrolet…

Kyalami podium in the bag for Fameliaris

Julian Fameliaris finished the 2021 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars season on the podium at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit this past weekend (February 3-5) to finish the season in seventh place in the championship. With only three days between the double-header events in the past two weeks, the Lube-Net Di Matteo Racing Chevrolet Corvette still had a few technical issues to resolve from Zwartkops Raceway, but this was completed in enough time to allow Fameliaris to participate in Thursday’s practice…

Podium for Lombard on Kyalami debut

Warren Lombard’s took a podium finish in his first appearance at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit to secure fourth place on the points table in the Mobil 1 V8 Supercars season finale this past weekend (February 3-5). Heading into the weekend, he was leading Terry Wilford by one point in the battle for fourth place and had to contend with handling difficulties in Thursday practice sessions, but the team improved their set-up throughout the day. Despite overnight rain, Friday morning’s…

Impressive maiden Kyalami outing for Pesty Racing

The Pesty Racing team made their maiden Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit appearance this past weekend (February 3-5) as part of the Joburg Kyalami 9 Hour build-up roster and impressed with a podium finish in their class. The postponement of the event, from December to February due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulted in two of the support categories not being able to participate due to logistical issues given the proximity to the start of their 2022 seasons. Subsequently, there was a…