Deon Holliday Jnr took the Class B title after a thrilling day’s racing. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Holliday Jnr takes Class B title after fierce Challenge

Heading into Round 8 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge as the Class B underdog, Deon Holliday Jnr finished the November 9-10 race weekend as class champion. The Monitor Net Volkswagen Polo driver came back from four points down at Zwartkops Raceway to take the title with a two-point winning margin. Friday’s practice sessions were hampered by oil-on-track, but Holliday Jnr felt confident ahead of Saturday morning’s qualifying session. He secured sixth place on the grid, but a reclassification of…

A win for Stiaan Kriel during the day’s final race was not enough to secure a championship title following two crucial penalties. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Dramatic season finale sees Kriel finish as 2018 Runner-up

A dramatic 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season finale saw Stiaan Kriel controversially finishing as championship runner up on Saturday, November 10. His on-track performance would have seen him taking his maiden title, but two significant protests saw Rory Atkinson emerge as champion at Zwartkops Raceway. Heading into Round 8, Kriel headed up the points table with a one-point advantage over Atkinson. Saturday morning’s qualifying session was stopped early on due to a competitor depositing oil onto the circuit. The red…

Mohamed Dangor qualified ahead of the Class B leaders and did not make it easy for them to find their way past. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

A show of strengths to come as the MotorMart Racing Team wraps up their 2018 season

While the final round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge delivered top quality action and drama with championship titles being decided, the MotorMart Racing Team delivered another steady performance to conclude their debut season. The season finale, held at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of November 9-10, saw the team again boasting with a 100% finishing record in Class B with both Mohamed Dangor and Robbie da Silva displaying a competitive approach.   Mohamed Dangor holds in own amidst a…

Deon Holliday Jnr finds himself in a position to challenge for Class B honours at the season finale. Picture: Paul Blackburn

Battle for Class B honours heats up for Holliday Jnr

A steady host of points-paying finishes during the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season sees Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr in contention for Class B honours during the season finale at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of November 9-10. Despite missing the opening round of the season, he trails Jacques Smith by four points heading into Round 8. Along with his second place on the Class B table, he’s also occupying fourth place on the category championship table. In both, the…

Mohamed Dangor made steady improvements throughout 2018 and is looking forward to moving up the Challenge ranks. Picture: Paul Blackburn

MotorMart Racing Team focussed before season finale

A whirlwind debut season for the MotorMart Racing Team ends at Zwartkops Raceway on November 9-10 with Round 8 of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship. Team owner and Class B driver Mohamed Dangor takes us through the season to date: “It was a baptism of fire during the first half of the season for us, but we’ve seen a host of good results of late. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed our debut season. The level of competition in this category is…