Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI Team takes four podiums at Kyalami races

The Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team had a great day at Kyalami with Chris Shorter taking overall honours after powering his Champion MINI to second and third places in the two races, in the process moving up to third on the championship points log and well within the targeted second place in the MINI’s first year of competition. Brad Liebenberg drove his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works to a third and second place respectively after leading the second…

Kyalami witnessed another strong performance by Lyle Ramsay in his Monroe Racing South Africa Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Brilliant Kyalami performance by Ramsay secures second place in championship

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit crowd were treated to another strong performance by Monroe Racing South Africa’s Lyle Ramsay on Saturday, November 4. Two second place finishes saw Ramsay also securing second place on the 2017 VW Challenge Class B points table with one round of the championship still remaining. During Friday morning’s initial practice sessions the team finalised their setup, but even while doing so exhibited good pace to top the Class B time sheets during the second session.…

Toby Venter could set the day’s quickest lap time in his factory entered Porsche 911GT2R - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Massive motorsport feast at Kyalami

The Kyalami Grand Prix circuit will host the penultimate round of this year’s Extreme Festival next Saturday (November 4), with 14 separate racing disciplines set to produce a massive motorsport extravaganza. The official top billing on the day’s programme will belong to the Sasol Global Touring Car contingent, with the category’s two national title chases still very much up for grabs. Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi A3) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) will lock horns for the overall title lead,…

Quinton Needham is confident about his chances following further development on the Megatron Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Megatron Auto Sport Team determined to shift up a gear at Kyalami

Following a successful Class A debut for Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway, the team will now head to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge championship. With some further teething issues resolved, the team is feeling confident about their chances at the iconic circuit. Apart from their gear selection issue which resulted in an incident during the final practice session, the team was also struggling with a loss…

Lyle Ramsay driving his Monroe Racing South Africa Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Ramsay hopes for repeat of Kyalami history

A mere three weeks after his brilliant performance at Midvaal Raceway, Monroe Racing South Africa’s Lyle Ramsay is preparing to compete at the historic Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The venue will host the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship as part of the Kyalami Motorsport Festival on Saturday, November 4. This will be Ramsay second visit to the revamped circuit; his previous visit being a victorious one. But that was when he was competing in Class C. Ramsay…