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Viking Race Day – Inland Championship – Round 9 – 11 November 2017 – Red Star Raceway – Preview

The Inland Championship will head back to Red Star Raceway outside Delmas for the last time this year on Saturday, November the 11th, 2017. This will also be the final round of the championship this season and should deliver some tough racing as some championships still need to be decided. Once again Viking Mining Solutions has come to the party with sponsoring the final round now for the second year in a row. After a busy October month with both…

Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Masters Cup – Round 8 – Red Star Raceway – Review

The eighth round of the 2017 Red Square Kawasaki ZX10R Masters Cup treated the Red Star Raceway crowd to two action-packed races on Saturday, October 21. The clockwise configuration of the Delmas circuit with seven right- and six left handed corners set the stage for various mini battles to keep the Mpumalanga crowd on the edges of their seats during this single manufacturer showdown.   Qualifying: Defending champion Sven Grune (No Sponsor) took pole-position during the morning’s qualifying session with…

A determined effort from Lyle Ramsay saw him finish the day in second place overall - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Comeback of note for determined Ramsay

The Red Star Raceway crowd witnessed another strong performance from Lyle Ramsay during the sixth round of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship on Saturday, September 2. An initial bit of misfortune provided the Monroe Racing South Africa driver with the opportunity to stage one of the best comebacks to end the day in a well-deserved second place overall. Friday’s practice sessions saw the team perfecting their setup for the twisty, narrow circuit outside Delmas in Mpumulanga, South Africa. This had…

Determination paid off for Quinton Needham to record a sixth place overall at Red Star Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Sixth place for Needham after challenging Red Star weekend

The sixth round of the 2017 VW Challenge championship at Red Star Raceway marked another consistent weekend in Class B for the Megatron Auto Sport Team, despite them not obtaining the results that they were hoping for. Quintin Needham persevered through a difficult race weekend to finish in sixth place overall on Saturday, September 2. Friday’s practice sessions saw some initial pace from Needham; however the unavailability of official timing made it difficult to calculate their comparative performance on the…