Deon Holliday Jnr will aim to stay at the front of the Class B pack in 2019. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Let the Holliday season begin

Just under three months after winning the Class B title in the MotorMart VW Challenge, Deon Holliday Jnr is getting ready to start his new season. This will see him making a return to Red Star Raceway in the Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo; a circuit where he has a very strong history. 2019 will see the reigning Class B champion looking to defend his title: “We will be following pretty much the same approach as what got us to the…

Deon Holliday Jnr took the Class B title after a thrilling day’s racing. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Holliday Jnr takes Class B title after fierce Challenge

Heading into Round 8 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge as the Class B underdog, Deon Holliday Jnr finished the November 9-10 race weekend as class champion. The Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo driver came back from four points down at Zwartkops Raceway to take the title with a two-point winning margin. Friday’s practice sessions were hampered by oil-on-track, but Holliday Jnr felt confident ahead of Saturday morning’s qualifying session. He secured sixth place on the grid, but a reclassification of…

Deon Holliday Jnr finds himself in a position to challenge for Class B honours at the season finale. Picture: Paul Blackburn

Battle for Class B honours heats up for Holliday Jnr

A steady host of points-paying finishes during the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season sees Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr in contention for Class B honours during the season finale at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of November 9-10. Despite missing the opening round of the season, he trails Jacques Smith by four points heading into Round 8. Along with his second place on the Class B table, he’s also occupying fourth place on the category championship table. In both, the…

Deon Holliday Jnr recorded two second place finishes at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Paul Blackburn

Two podiums for Holiday Jnr leaves him in striking distance of class title

It was a solid weekend for Deon Holliday Jnr during Round 7 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge held at Zwartkops Raceway. The Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo driver took home two second place finishes in Class B on the day. Friday’s practice session saw Holliday Jnr posting a host of competitive times to see him end the day with confidence. Saturday morning’s qualifying session was brought to an early halt following an accident. At this point in time he found…