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…

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…

Round 2 of the 2019 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Round 2 – Midvaal Raceway – 2019-03-23

The second round of the 2019 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series saw the single-manufacturer category take on the Midvaal Raceway in Meyerton on Saturday, March 23. Yet again this series proved their worth and popularity by a spectacular show of competitive racing on track and camaraderie off track.   Qualifying Defending champion Paulo Loureiro (Combined Racing/Capco BMW F30 335i) and Class A competitor took pole position during the morning’s qualifying session. Joint 2019 log leader and Class B competitor, Andreas…

Paulo Loureiro. Picture: RacePics.co.za

Inland and Historic Championship – Midvaal Raceway – Report

The 2019 EV Dynamics Inland championship visited the Midvaal  Raceway near Meyerton on Saturday, with a full racing programme entertaining a sizable crowd. Top billing on the day belonged to the Bridgestone BMW Car Club brigade, with 26 competitors facing the starter. Paulo Loureiro (Combined BMW F30 335) won race one, followed by Andreas Meier (BMW E36 STC), Jan Eversteyn (Bavaria BMW M3), JB Breedt (BMW M3) and Len-Henry Gobey (G&H Transport BMW Z4M). Loureiro repeated the victory in race…