Quinton Needham making steady progress to the top of the VW Challenge series with another good result this past weekend at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Another good performance by Needham at Kyalami

The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit saw another good performance by Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo on Saturday, November 4. With the remainder of the 2017 VW Challenge season being used to develop their Class A car, Needham again showed that he’ll be a force to be reckoned with in 2018. With the team having more than a fair share of hard luck during the season, Needham overcame yet another challenge at South Africa’s most iconic circuit: Himself. The…

Quinton Needham is confident about his chances following further development on the Megatron Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Megatron Auto Sport Team determined to shift up a gear at Kyalami

Following a successful Class A debut for Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo at Midvaal Raceway, the team will now head to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit for the penultimate round of the 2017 VW Challenge championship. With some further teething issues resolved, the team is feeling confident about their chances at the iconic circuit. Apart from their gear selection issue which resulted in an incident during the final practice session, the team was also struggling with a loss…

Despite some challenges, Quinton Needham in his Megatron Volkswagen Polo impressed on his Class A debut - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Needham celebrates Class A debut with solid top-five finish

The seventh round of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship provided the Megatron Auto Sport Team with a great opportunity to develop their Class A Volkswagen Polo in an action packed environment. The Saturday, October 14 race meeting at Midvaal Raceway saw Quinton Needham in a new environment after making the move upward from Class B where he competed previously. Despite expected growing pains, Needham gave a clear indication that with further car development he could be a strong contender in…

Red Star Raceway marked Needham’s last Class B entry with the Megatron Auto Sport team entering the Class A battle for the remainder of the season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Step in “A” new direction for Megatron Auto Sport Team

It has been a turbulent 2017 VW Challenge season for the Megatron Auto Sport Team. Despite regularly showing good pace Quinton Needham spent the bulk of the season battling for minor points-paying positions in Class B. With three rounds to go in the championship Needham won’t line up on the Class B grid at Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, October 14. So where will he be. In preparation for the 2018 campaign the team have recently acquired a Class A specification…

Determination paid off for Quinton Needham to record a sixth place overall at Red Star Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Sixth place for Needham after challenging Red Star weekend

The sixth round of the 2017 VW Challenge championship at Red Star Raceway marked another consistent weekend in Class B for the Megatron Auto Sport Team, despite them not obtaining the results that they were hoping for. Quintin Needham persevered through a difficult race weekend to finish in sixth place overall on Saturday, September 2. Friday’s practice sessions saw some initial pace from Needham; however the unavailability of official timing made it difficult to calculate their comparative performance on the…