Robyn Kruger during the opening stages of the Phakisa 200 Endurance Race

Kriel and Kruger dominate at the Freeway

It was a day of dominance for Stiaan Kriel at the Phakisa Freeway on Saturday, September 15. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver started his day with a double victory during Round 6 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, where after he partnered with Robyn Kruger to win Class 111/B in the Phakisa 200 Endurance race. Kriel found the perfect setup during Friday’s practice sessions to maximize pace while conserving tyres on the very abrasive former MotoGP circuit. During…

Staying at the front of the MotorMart VW Challenge field will be Stiaan Kriel’s main aim at the Phakisa Freeway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel ready for double header at Phakisa

From one Extreme to another. Following the tight twists and turns of Dezzi Raceway, Stiaan Kriel heads to fast straights and looping bends of the Phakisa Freeway for Round 6 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship on Saturday, September 15. Heading into the final three rounds of the season, Kriel finds himself in second place in the Class A standings while occupying third position in the overall standings. With 63 points behind his name he trails the respective leaders…

Stiaan Kriel finished third overall in Round 5 of the VW Challenge - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Double duty brings on more silverware for the Spanjaard Stiaan Kriel Racing Team

It was a busy but happy birthday weekend for the entire Spanjaard Stiaan Kriel Racing team as they celebrated a host of podium finishes during the Saturday, July 22 Extreme Festival. The race day hosted at the Phakisa Freeway outside Welkom saw Kriel consolidate his lead in the Class A VW Challenge Championship where after he teamed up with Robyn Kruger to add another set of trophies in the Phakisa 200 endurance race. Round 5 of the VW Challenge Championship…

Stiaan Kriel driving his Spanjaard Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Top spot at the Freeway will make for a happy Kriel birthday challenge

Round 5 of the 2017 VW Challenge Championship may coincide with Stiaan Kriel’s birthday, but there is a lot of hard work ahead for the team on the day before they can start any form of celebrations. And celebrations will of course be a lot sweeter if Kriel can cross the halfway point in the season as leader in both the Overall and Class A championship after the Phakisa Freeway round on Saturday, July 22. Kriel still holds a comfortable…