Antonie Marx during Round 4 in his Atomic Oil BMW M3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Midway point in season sees Marx in strong position

With the halfway point in the 2018 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Championship reached, things are dead-even at the top of the championship. Antonie Marx finds himself as joint-leader in the overall championship heading into Round 5 at Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion. Will he be able to emerge as undisputed leader following the Saturday, July 21 race day? Although Round 4 at Midvaal Raceway saw him only collecting points from the lower positions in Class C, he still holds…

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…

Stiaan Kriel leading the MotorMart VW Challenge pack on his way to his fifth lights-to-flag victory of the 2018 season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Solid weekend for Kriel at Midvaal sees him closing in on the championship lead

Stiaan Kriel improved his position in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship at Midvaal Raceway ahead of the mid-season break. Round 4 of the championship saw the Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver come home with a set of good results inclusive of a race victory. Kriel utilised the latter two of Friday’s three untimed practice sessions to fine tune the setup of his car. He ended the day as one of the firm favourites to deliver a strong result,…

Mohamed Dangor took home his pair of best results in Class B - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team delivers magic at Midvaal

The MotorMart Racing Team can fondly look back on their results from Round 4 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge at Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, June 2. The weekend saw the team returning to the superb form that they have showed at the opening round of the season and sets them up to be firm contenders for the second half of the season. A change in the driver line-up along with the addition of a Class C entry also saw…

Quinton Needham heading up the battle for third place in Class A at Midvaal Raceway during his previous visit - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing team to pay tribute to Abu Dangor with strong line-up at Midvaal

Midvaal Raceway saw the MotorMart Racing Team making a strong start to the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season. The following two rounds saw them suffer bitter luck with only 1 point added to their championship tally. Round 4 will see them returning to Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, June 2. This time they quite literally have their A’s, B’s and C’s covered. In Class A there is no change with Quinton Needham still heading up the team’s line-up. With Midvaal Raceway…