Holliday Jnr overcomes brake issues to fight back through the field at Kyalami

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit saw Deon Holliday struggle with brake issues for the bigger part of the Kyalami 9 Hour weekend (November 21-23), but delivering a level-headed performance in Race 2 to record a sixth-place finish. The weekend’s Volkswagen Polo Support Races saw him competing in Class B of the MotorMart VW Challenge and making a return to the venue for the fist time in two years. Friday saw two morning practice sessions in relative quick succession with the…

Holliday Jnr to push for top honours at Kyalami

The coming weekend (November 21-23) will see Deon Holliday Jnr returning to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in his Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo in search of a solid result in the Volkswagen Invitational race supporting the Intercontinental GT Championship’s Kyalami 9 Hour. Holliday Jnr will be one of the drivers participating in the combined Falken Polo Cup and VW Challenge race that will serve as curtain raiser for the international event. The fact that this is not a championship event…

Fameliaris draws on positive second Kyalami race despite mechanical woes

Julian Fameliaris endured a frustrating August 23-25 race weekend in the Mobil 1 V8 Supercar Championship amid a number of mechanical woes, but redeemed himself with a positive result in the second feature race. The Festival of Motoring saw the return of some long-overdue local motorsport at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit this past weekend when it hosted the fourth round of the Mobil 1 V8 Supercars. Having made the switch from the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series, Fameliaris in…

Adlem victoriously sets the pace around Kyalami

Reigning Mobil 1 V8 Supercars Champion Mackie Adlem extended his lead on the 2019 points table while taking Race 2 and overall-event victory at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The Jaguar XKR driver showed good pace throughout the August 23-25 weekend and qualified in pole position prior to setting the fastest lap in both races. Race 1 saw him jostling for the lead with racing veteran Ben Morgenrood. An incident in the closing stages of the race however saw him…

Double drive-shaft disaster for Nortjé at Kyalami

It was a disastrous weekend for JP Nortjé in Round 4 of the 2019 Mobil 1 V8 Supercars Championship with two separate drive-shaft failures seeing him not completing a single lap in the two races at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The August 23-25 race weekend however saw the N4 Autocraft Chevrolet Corvette driver retain his fifth place on the points table; also keeping his position as the highest-ranked rookie for the season. The mechanical difficulties already started to show…