Table Mountain and enthusiastic Cape Town crowd made for a good backdrop to Stiaan Kriel’s victory in the first MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Kriel treats Killarney crowd to victory in exciting MotorMart VW Challenge

A good crowd at the Killarney International Raceway were treated to a victory by Stiaan Kriel in the opening race of the MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver was on par to make it a full house of points during the second race, but a mechanical problem intervened. As former Cape Town resident and competitor, Kriel was always one of the firm favourites heading into the weekend. His good pace during Friday’s…

Stiaan Kriel will aim to take his Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo to the front of the Class A points table again at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel will feel at home for Killarney away Challenge

Cape Town, the next stop on the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge calendar. The time has come for the annual away race that forms part of the championship. Some will make their first visit to the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, April 21. Others have competed there during 2016. Class A contender Stiaan Kriel will be hoping for a happy homecoming in his Volkswagen Polo. Prior to relocating to Gauteng, Kriel lived and raced in Cape Town. The bulk of his…

Stiaan Kriel dominant in the day’s opening MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Highs and lows for Kriel at Zwartkops Challenge

It was a weekend at both the top and bottom for Stiaan Kriel during Round 2 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. Following a victorious opening race at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, March 17, he found himself unable to make the start due to a gearbox failure. Kriel spent his Friday by topping the time sheets during every practice session leaving the team ready for Saturday’s business end of the weekend. Saturday morning saw the team greeted by heavy rain;…

Quinton Needham will again head up the MotorMart Racing team’s Class A attack at Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team ready for strong day at Zwartkops Challenge

Following their successful debut outing at Midvaal Raceway, the MotorMart Racing Team is preparing to take on Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, March 17, 2018. The team will field three cars in two classes at the second round of the popular MotorMart VW Challenge Championship. After his superb podium in Class A despite battling with temperature issues, Quinton Needham is ready to take on the front-end of the field at the circuit just outside Centurion. The temperature issues have been resolved…

While being the pick of the pack during Round 1, Stiaan Kriel knows that in order for him remain on top he needs to keep his Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo at the front - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel ready to conquer a strong Challenge

After his dominant start to the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship, all eyes will be on Stiaan Kriel in his Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo during Round 2 at Zwartkops Raceway. The Saturday, March 17 race day will again see him lining up on the grid with one goal ahead: Dominance. Kriel clearly outpaced the rest of the field on the long straights at Midvaal Raceway. Although nearly 70% of the 2.5 km Zwartkops Raceway is being driven at full throttle, it…