Stiaan Kriel is ready to defend his Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel aims to consolidate Class B lead at Midvaal Raceway

Stiaan Kriel will complete another round of back-to-back race weekend when he takes to Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13 for the third round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge championship. The MotorMart Racing driver currently heads up the Class B points table with 32 points behind his name while occupying second place in the overall championship. The unfortunate events of Round 2 saw him sacrificing 11 points, but he will not be deterred from delivering a strong performance at Midvaal…

Deon Holliday Jnr is ready for a close battle at the front of the Class B field. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Midvaal will see Holiday Jnr more determined to take top spot

Deon Holliday Jnr is expecting a closely-contested battle at the front of the MotorMart VW Challenge Class B field at Midvaal Raceway on April 12-13. The driver of the Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo has accumulated 31 points heading into the third round of the 2019 championship. This sees him occupying third place on the Overall points table while trailing Class B leader Stiaan Kriel by 1 point. “It is certainly a very close battle at the front at present. Granted,…

Stiaan Kriel was eliminated from the day’s Falken Polo Cup races following an incident in Race 1. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Early accident eliminates Kriel van Zwartkops action

It was not the result that Stiaan Kriel had hoped for in Round 2 of the Falken Polo Cup on April 5-6. The MotorMart Racing driver was fortunate to walk away without sustaining serious injuries when his Volkswagen Polo rolled on a fast part of the Pretoria circuit following an accident. Apart from the subsequent retirement from Race 1, this also saw him eliminated from the further two races on the day. Friday’s wet practice sessions saw Kriel maintaining good…

Stiaan Kriel is ready for a fierce contest at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel anticipates tough Falken Polo Cup battle at Zwartkops Raceway

Following a strong debut in the 2019 Falken Polo Cup, Stiaan Kriel is ready for Round 2 at Zwartkops Raceway on April 5-6. The MotorMart Klerksdorp Volkswagen Polo driver is however well-aware that he can expect a much fiercer battle at the Pretoria circuit; the home circuit for most of the field. “In a certain sense, the unknown of Dezzi Raceway was an advantage for us” says Kriel. “I could capitalise on my ability to master the new layout of…

Chris Shorter knows that it won’t be easy to replicate the results from Round 1 at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Signature Motorsport will build on their strong start at Zwartkops Raceway

Round 2 of the Falken Polo Cup will see the Signature Motorsport team aim to consolidate their strong position in the championship on April 5-6 at Zwartkops Raceway Following their Round 1 performance, Chris Shorter finds himself in second place on the points table; trailing Jeffrey Kruger by one point. Clinton Bezuidenhout and Matt Shorter are in joint-sixth place while Altan Bouw occupies tenth place. The quartet of drivers are looking forward to building on this form at Zwartkops Raceway,…