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…

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…

BMW Car Club race car at the Phakisa Freeway - Picture by RacePics.co.za

BMW Car Club Phakisa Track Weekend

The BMW Car Club Gauteng returns to Welkom on the 9th and 10th of March for their annual Bridgestone BMW CCG Track Weekend. This weekend is an important one on the calendar where the social spirit off track is as much fun as what happens on the asphalt. This year an official round of the Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series returns to the club’s own event, along with the Bridgestone Time Trial Series which invites all makes of car and…