Fameliaris draws on positive second Kyalami race despite mechanical woes

Julian Fameliaris endured a frustrating August 23-25 race weekend in the Mobil 1 V8 Supercar Championship amid a number of mechanical woes, but redeemed himself with a positive result in the second feature race. The Festival of Motoring saw the return of some long-overdue local motorsport at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit this past weekend when it hosted the fourth round of the Mobil 1 V8 Supercars. Having made the switch from the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series, Fameliaris in…

Adlem victoriously sets the pace around Kyalami

Reigning Mobil 1 V8 Supercars Champion Mackie Adlem extended his lead on the 2019 points table while taking Race 2 and overall-event victory at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The Jaguar XKR driver showed good pace throughout the August 23-25 weekend and qualified in pole position prior to setting the fastest lap in both races. Race 1 saw him jostling for the lead with racing veteran Ben Morgenrood. An incident in the closing stages of the race however saw him…

Double drive-shaft disaster for Nortjé at Kyalami

It was a disastrous weekend for JP Nortjé in Round 4 of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars Championship with two separate drive-shaft failures seeing him not completing a single lap in the two races at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The August 23-25 race weekend however saw the N4 Autocraft Chevrolet Corvette driver retain his fifth place on the points table; also keeping his position as the highest-ranked rookie for the season. The mechanical difficulties already started to show…

Tough Mobil 1 V8 Supercars weekend for Marx, but lots of promise ahead.

Antonie Marx pushed through a couple of mechanical issues to record a ninth-place finish in the second Mobil 1 V8 Supercars race from Round 4. Despite the August 23-25 race weekend seeing him lose three places in the 2019 championship, the Xado Jaguar driver feels confident that a host of problems have been resolved at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Friday morning started with an aborted practice session, but due to delays in the programme the TiNCo Motorsport team had…

Coetzee secures top-six finish at Kyalami Festival of Motoring

A consistent drive by David Coetzee secured a Top-6 finish at Round 4 of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars Championship held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit over August 23-25. Coetzee, who drove consistently throughout the three practice sessions, went on to secure P11 on the Race 1 grid in his Ford Falcon. Following a good start, Coetzee was able to make up a few positions during the first half of the race. He maintained the gap to the…