Stiaan Kriel leading the day’s first MotorMart VW Challenge race and on his way to eventual victory - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Kriel becomes first MotorMart VW Challenge driver to take a win at Dezzi

Saturday, August 11, again saw Stiaan Kriel showing his skill in rapidly learning a new circuit during Round 5 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver took home a victory during the day’s first race at Dezzi Raceway. An unfortunate incident prevented him from taking the double for the day. The team found their ideal setup for the circuit early during the Friday’s practice sessions leaving Kriel adequate time to familiarise himself with the…

Mohamed Dangor holding off Chris Dale to take a career-best second place finish during the first race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team brings home results after fiercely contested race day at Dezzi

Dezzi Raceway proved to be a good hunting ground for the MotorMart Racing Team on Saturday, August 11. The team competed in all three classes of the MotorMart VW Challenge. Although incidents played their part during the two fiercely contested races, the team showed good form around the tight and twisty circuit with Team Owner Mohamed Dangor also celebrating his first podium finish.   A Hard-knock life in Class A Friday morning’s initial wet practice session saw Quinton Needham struggling…

Mohamed Dangor has shown good form in the Class B mid-pack and is aiming to be a regular front runner during the remainder of the season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team anticipating strong start to the second half of the season at Dezzi Raceway

It has been quite a long winter break in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season. The MotorMart Racing Team utilised the break to prepare for the second half of their debut season and they’re confident that they’ll be a force to be reckoned with at Round 5 of the championship which will see them in action at Dezzi Raceway on Saturday, July 11. Although the championship already had its away round for the season at the Killarney International Raceway outside…

Dezzi debut next challenge for Kriel

Following a lengthy mid-season break Stiaan Kriel is looking forward to positive second half of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season. Round 5 of the championship will see Kriel making a second coastal visit for 2018 during his debut at Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone. Those who are keen followers of the MotorMart VW Challenge will know that the category rules only make provision for one race to be hosted outside the northern regions. Although Dezzi Raceway was an initial…

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,…