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…

Kyalami will see Marx determined to do well in his Xado Jaguar

After a break of more than two months Antonie Marx is eager for a positive start to the second half of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars season. Another motivating factor for the Xado Jaguar driver will be competing at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. Round 4 of the championship will form part of the annual Festival of Motoring over the weekend of August 23-25, the biggest stage on the South African racing calendar. The winter break saw the TiNCo…

Problems at Phakisa sees double DNF for Marx

It was a disastrous third round of the Mobil 1 V8 Supercars championship for Antonie Marx at the Phakisa Freeway. Despite a spirited effort, the June 7-8 weekend saw the Xado Jaguar driver only completing 11 from a possible 20 laps in the two races due to mechanical difficulties. The TiNCo Motorsport team arrived at the circuit with the knowledge that they would still be hampered by their lack of power while awaiting the arrival of a new engine. Prior…

Marx could deliver a surprise as V8 thunder heads to Phakisa

After a two-month break, Antonie Marx is eager to get behind the wheel of his Xado Jaguar for Round 3 of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars championship on June 7-8. Marx presently finds himself in seventh place on the points table and will aim to surpass fellow championship debutant Julian Fameliaris at the Phakisa Freeway. The break between rounds saw the TiNCo Motorsport team putting a lot of effort into resolving their power deficit, however delays in the arrival…

Antonie Marx brought his Xado jaguar home in fourth place in Race 2. Picture: Raymond Cornwell

Best result for Marx despite problems at Zwartkops

Antonie Marx recorded his career-best Mobil1 V8 Supercars finish at Zwartkops Raceway when he finished the second race from Round 2 in fourth place on April 5-6. The result came despite the Xado Jaguar driver having to contend with mechanical difficulties and limited Friday practice time due to severe rain. Friday‚Äôs rainfall resulted in the category abandon their first two of three practice sessions due to no grooved tyres being available. The afternoon saw one session being conducted on a…