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’s 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…

Antonie Marx will aim for another competitive performance at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Marx will build on positives at Zwartkops Raceway

Round 2 of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars championship will see Antonie Marx returning to Zwartkops Raceway on April 5-6. The opening round took place at the same venue but saw the Xado Jaguar driver plagued by mechanical problems which resulted in no practice time and a DNF in the second race. He did however complete the minimum race distance to be classified as a finisher and finds himself in sixth position on the points table with 14 points.…

Antonie Marx took a seventh-place finish following wise qualifying strategy and solid race performance. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Marx with every reason to be confident after defying odds at season opener

It was a character-building weekend for Antonie Marx in the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars season opener which took place at Zwartkops Raceway on March 8-9. While mechanical problems on the Xado Jaguar played a huge part of his race weekend, he delivered a clear indication of the race pace that can be expected from him during the remainder of the 2019 season. Marx’s practice time on Friday afternoon was limited to two sectors of his out-lap during the second…

Antonie Marx is will aim for a strong result at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Marx finds new inspiration to excel at Zwartkops

Three weeks after the tragic events that took place at Red Star Raceway, Antonie Marx is preparing to take on his Mobil 1 V8 Supercars rivals at Zwartkops Raceway. The March 8 to 9 race weekend will also see him with a new inspiration to record a strong result. The Red Star Raceway weekend has entirely been scrapped from the 2019 calendar. This will see the upcoming round at Zwartkops Raceway being the new season opener. Marx, having competed there…

Antonie Marx is looking forward to the 2019 South African V8 Supercars season where he’ll be piloting his Xado Jaguar.. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

V8 Thunder awaits Marx at Red Star Raceway

It is a thunderous season ahead for Antonie Marx as he steps into the Mobil 1 South African V8 Supercars championship for the 2019 season. Marx will be piloting the Xado Jaguar in Round 1 of the season taking place at Red Star Raceway on February 15-16. Although this will be Marx’s first full season of competition in his category, it will not be his first competitive outing in the car. During the 2018 season finale at Zwartkops Raceway, Marx…