Clubmans set for Phakisa showdown

Round 3 of the Motul Clubmans Championship heads to the Phakisa Raceway, Free State Province, on April 26-27 for the first time this year as part of the Inland Championship.  The Phakisa circuit hosted the South African motorcycle Grand Prix of the MotoGP championship from 1999 to 2004.  A largely flat circuit, Phakisa has a habit of throwing up some peculiar race results over its 4.24 km distance and has gained a consistent reputation of featuring a slippery surface due…

Deon Holliday Jnr is ready for a close battle at the front of the Class B field. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Midvaal will see Holiday Jnr more determined to take top spot

Deon Holliday Jnr is expecting a closely-contested battle at the front of the MotorMart VW Challenge Class B field at Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13. The driver of the Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo has accumulated 31 points heading into the third round of the 2019 championship. This sees him occupying third place on the Overall points table while trailing Class B leader Stiaan Kriel by 1 point. “It is certainly a very close battle at the front at present. Granted,…

The MotorMart Volkswagen Challenge races will top Saturday's Extreme Festival programme at the Midvaal Raceway. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Extreme Festival to visit Midvaal Raceway

The Midvaal Raceway near Meyerton will host the 2019 Regional Extreme Festival on Saturday, with five categories on four and two wheels to participate.   Topping the day’s activities will be two races for MotorMart VW Challenge contenders, with 27 competitors to line up. Current championship points leader Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) will start as the man to beat, with his closest adversaries people like Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Polo), Waldie Meintjies (Allwagen Spares Polo), Bevin Masters (CPS Warehouse Polo), Eric…

Midvaal could be happy hunting ground for MotorMart Racing

The third round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge championship will see the MotorMart Racing team competing at Midvaal Raceway in Meyerton on April 12-13. Both Mohamed Dangor and Stiaan Kriel enjoyed successful outings at Midvaal Raceway in the past. For Robbie da Silva this will be his maiden MotorMart VW Challenge outing at the circuit. A host of strong results sees Mohamed Dangor heading into the weekend with 15 points behind his name. He finds himself in joint-tenth and…

Formula Vee. Picture: Supplied

Bumper racing rearing to get the green flag

With only 1 week to go, the excitement is building for the 2019 Hankook National Formula Vee Championship. The season will be marked with the return of some seasoned racers as well as a significant increase in new racers joining the club. The main sponsors for the season has been confirmed, with Hankook and RiskSure extending their commitment to the formula. The 2019 race calendar will consist of 8 rounds. It will see the return of 2 coastal races, Killarney…