Jeffrey Kruger bagged a podium in the day’s second Engen Polo Cup race - Picture by Paul Blackburn

Kruger takes podium amidst Polo Cup carnage

Some good decisions can prove costly. This is something that Engen Polo Cup Championship leader Jeffrey Kruger learned the hard way at Zwartkops Raceway. Round 3 of the 2018 championship saw him come home with one podium finish and a disqualification. Friday saw Kruger completing three solid practice sessions leaving the Universal Racing team confident about their chances for Saturday. It was evident from start that the tight nature of the relatively short circuit outside Centurion will make passing very…

On track the competitors are closely matched in the Engen Polo Cup and Jeffrey Kruger will have to remain on top of his game to stay at the front - Picture by Heinrich Sauer

Championship leader Kruger determined to dominate at Zwartkops

With a solid lead in the Engen Polo Cup, Jeffrey Kruger is looking forward to his next outing at Zwartkops Raceway. Round 3 of the 2018 season will see the Universal Healthcare Racing Volkswagen Polo driver in action at his home circuit just outside Centurion on Saturday, May 12. It has been a near-perfect start for Kruger who has been unbeaten throughout the season. Apart from his clean sweep of victories he has also accumulated three out of four qualifying…

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…

Lyle Ramsay on a charge through the field during the second MotorMart VW Challenge race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Legendary comeback for Ramsay at Killarney

Had Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay packed up for an early flight home halfway through the third round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21, many would not have thought any less of him. Down on the pace of the front runners and with mechanical problems, his weekend only went from bad to worse during a Race 1 accident. The day’s second race saw him deliver a performance which will forever remain part of miraculous comeback folklore at…

The new look Fuchs Lubricants livery sported by Calvin Rademeyer on his Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Strong day in Balawayo sees Rademeyer collecting more silverware

The second round of the 2018 Zimbabwean Main Circuit Championship saw Calvin Rademeyer treating  his hometown supporters at the Bulawayo Motorsport Park to a host of strong results; collecting two victories in the process. The Saturday, April 14 race day also saw him sporting a brand new Fuchs Lubricants livery on his Class B Volkswagen Polo. The weekend started with Rademeyer completing a single untimed practice session during Friday afternoon which left him confident ahead of Saturday’s race day. This…