Stiaan Kriel leading the pack during the opening race in his Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Full house of points for dominant Kriel at Midvaal

Stiaan Kriel started his 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge campaign by taking home every point on offer at the opening round at Midvaal Raceway. His clean sweep on Saturday, February 17 may have looked like a walk in the park, but had it not been for some hard work leading up to the event the Pozidrive/Kalex Volkswagen Polo might not have made the grid at all. Up to the final week of January, the 2017 Class A runner-up was still putting…

Savannah Woodward and Luca Cocionni in action during their last Super-GP Champions Trophy outing during 2017 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Monroe Racing announce strong line-up for Super-GP season opener

The Monroe Racing team is preparing for a busy weekend with South Africa’s national superbike championship, the Super-GP Champions Trophy getting their 2018 season started at Zwartkops Raceway in Centurion. Round 1 will see the team entering two classes with Savannah Woodward and Luca Coccioni competing on Saturday, February 24. Woodward’s last appearance on the Super-GP roster was at the third round of the 2017 championship; also hosted at Zwartkops Raceway. Since then she focussed on further developing herself as…

Quinton Needham was one of the start performers at Midvaal Raceway in his MotorMart Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart’s Dangor delivers solid show at Midvaal Challenge

Mohamed Dangor showed good pace during the opening round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge while narrowly missing out on a third place trophy. The team owner and title sponsor of the series found himself in the middle of some good tussles on the Saturday, February 17 race day held at Midvaal Raceway. Friday’s practice day saw Dangor posting a series of fast laps while fine-tuning his Volkswagen Polo’s setup during the three sessions. The lack of official timing available…

Quinton Needham was one of the start performers at Midvaal Raceway in his MotorMart Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Needham secures MotorMart’s maiden podium at Midvaal

Quinton Needham delivered a strong performance during the opening round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge to take the newly established MotorMart Racing Team’s first podium finish. The Saturday, February 17 race day saw him delivering one of the star performances of the day in the highly competitive Class A. Needham arrived at Midvaal Raceway on Friday’s practice day determined to shake off his bout of bad luck which severely hampered his 2017 campaign. Things however did not get off…

Lyle Ramsay’s 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season got off to a nightmare start with mechanical problems plaguing his Class A Monroe Racing Volkswagen Polo - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Ramsay shows character during Midvaal Challenge nightmare

Saturday, February 17 saw Lyle Ramsay’s 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge campaign get off to a nightmare start at Midvaal Raceway. The Monroe Racing Volkswagen Driver however countered this by reminding all present why he has the attitude required to win championships as he did during 2014; persevering though every challenge flung at him throughout the weekend. Friday morning’s first practice session saw Ramsay showing consistent pace in comparison to pre-season testing. With no official timing being available on the practice…