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…

Jaguar Simola Hillclimb - Photo by Rob Tilt

A Thrilling festival of speed at 2018 Simola Hillclimb

The ninth edition of this award-winning event takes place from 3 to 6 May and promises to be bigger and better than ever! “The response to this year’s Jaguar Simola Hillclimb has been exceptional, from competitors, corporates and spectators alike,” says Ian Shrosbree, the event’s director. “We received over 220 entry applications for Classic Car Friday and King of the Hill, and we’ve had an unprecedented number of pre-event hospitality, pit and general entry ticket sales. “With several new elements…