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Ramsay meets the Midvaal challenge

Lyle Ramsay

At the opening event of the season, both Lyle Ramsay (Monroe Racing RSA/Fuchs Polo) and Jacques Smith (BPM Engineering Polo) left Midvaal Raceway disappointed with the start they had to their campaigns. Four months later, they left the same venue much happier after taking overall victories in their respective classes at the fourth round of… Read more »

Repeat Challenge at Midvaal

Stiaan Kriel will be out to close the gap to Rory Atkinson

After a six-week break since their last outing down at Killarney, the MotorMart VW Challenge competitors return to Midvaal Raceway, the venue of the season opener back in February, on Saturday, 2 June for the fourth round of their 2018 championship. Consistent podium finishes, barring one race where he had a mechanical problem, have given… Read more »

Atkinson emerges on top after Cape Town challenge

Stiaan Kriel leads the way in the opening race

Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) went to Cape Town with a slender two-point lead in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge championship race. A second place, followed by a comfortable win in the second heat, while his main rivals experienced mixed fortunes, sees that advantage extended to eight points after the third round of the championship, held… Read more »

Huge field heads down to meet the Cape Challenge

Class B championship leader, Roberto Joaquim

Almost 40 MotorMart VW Challenge competitors will make their way down to Cape Town for the third round of the 2018 championship which takes place at Killarney Raceway on Saturday, 21 April. Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) heads the overall points standings, just two points ahead of Roberto Joaquim (Cool Freeze/Auto Aircon Polo) who is, in… Read more »

Clarke and Atkinson share the wins at a challenging Zwartkops

Rory Atkinson took the second class A race win from Lyle Ramsay

Heavy rain during the qualifying sessions and a few damp patches on the circuit during the first heats made for tricky conditions during the second round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge at Zwartkops Raceway on 17 March 2018. Nic Clarke (Avo Performance Suspension Polo) didn’t let that worry him on his way to victory… Read more »

St Patrick’s Day Challenge at Zwartkops

Chris Dale and Roberto Joaquim Should be at the front of class B

A number of drivers will be hoping that the luck of the Irish will be on their side when a huge field of about 40 of them head for Zwartkops Raceway on St Patrick’s Day, Saturday 17 March, for the second round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. At the season-opening event at Midvaal Raceway,… Read more »

Kriel and Joaquim meet the Midvaal Challenge

Stiian Kriel leads the charge into the first corner of the opening race

Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive / Kalex Polo) and Roberto Joaquim (Cool Freeze / Auto Aircon Polo) both had the best possible starts to their season when they took a full-house of points in their respective classes at the opening round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, held at Midvaal Raceway on Saturday, 17 February. Kriel showed… Read more »

2018 Challenge gets underway at Midvaal

Waldie Meintjes

A new title sponsor, new drivers and cars, and a new engine in the class C cars will all be on display at Midvaal Raceway in Meyerton on Saturday, 17 February when about 30 cars will line up on the grid to get the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge underway. Class A looks like it is… Read more »

MotorMart joins the challenge

MotorMast

MotorMart, the Klerksdorp based motor dealership, has partnered with the VW Challenge which will now be known as the MotorMart VW Challenge. Solly and Mohamed Dangor started MotorMart in 2008 and the company has grown over the years. The company now supplies both new and used vehicles from its state-of-the-art showroom in Klerksdorp. Mohamed prides… Read more »

Weather adds to the challenge at season finale

Iain Pepper

Rain, which started falling just before qualifying and continued for the rest of the day, added an additional complication to the competitor’s lives at the final round of the 2017 VW Challenge at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 25 November. Coming into the event, two of the class championships had already been decided, Adrian Wood (Laserfische… Read more »