Antonie Marx during Round 4 in his Atomic Oil BMW M3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Midway point in season sees Marx in strong position

With the halfway point in the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Championship reached, things are dead-even at the top of the championship. Antonie Marx finds himself as joint-leader in the overall championship heading into Round 5 at Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion. Will he be able to emerge as undisputed leader following the Saturday, July 21 race day? Although Round 4 at Midvaal Raceway saw him only collecting points from the lower positions in Class C, he still holds…

Antonie Marx had to work his way from almost at the back of the field during both races at Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Tough day at Midvaal Raceway for Marx sees him emerge as championship leader

Although Round 4 of the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series at Midvaal Raceway did not live up to Antonie Marx’s expectations, he did manage to retain his Class C lead as well as emerge as joint overall championship leader. Saturday, June 2 saw Marx go home with two lesser-points finishes, but the retirement of Class B leader Paulo Loureiro sees him in a good position heading into the second half of the season. Friday’s untimed practice sessions saw Marx…

Antonie Marx heading up the Class C battle during his previous visit to Midvaal Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Marx in pursuit of maximum points at Midvaal

After nearly a two-month break in their 2018 championship, the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series is ready to resume their season at Midvaal Raceway. Saturday, June 2 will see Antonie Marx continue his championship assault in the Atomic Oil BMW M3 at the same circuit where he got his season off to a victorious start. In Class C he finds himself 20 points clear of Renier Smith. In the Overall standings he’s occupying second position; 4 points behind Class B…

BMW to resume championship after hiatus - Midvaal - 2 June 2018

BMW to resume championship after hiatus – Midvaal – 2 June 2018

After a long hiatus, the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series will make a welcome return at the Midvaal Raceway on 2 June 2018 to resume their championship season for round 4. This time around they will again join the Inland Championship in their second visit to the rustic Meyerton track. Currently with no entries in the top two classes of class T and A one can always expect a few late entries the Friday before racing. Coming away from…

A high speed sunset cruise with Antoni Marx making his way through the field during the second race of the day - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Close second for Marx in Bridgestone BMW thriller

Antonie Marx treated the Zwartkops Raceway crowd to a top-class performance during Round 3 of the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series. Following two action-packed races in his Atomic Oil / TiNCo Motorsport BMW M3, Marx narrowly missed out on the Class C honours on a hot and sunny autumn day on Saturday, April 7. The morning’s qualifying session was already a sign of the closely contested action to come. On one of his flying laps, Marx lost out following…