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Atkinson conquers the challenge

Rory Atkinson won the overall and Class A championships

A win in the opening race followed up by a controlled drive to second in race two at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 10 November, gave Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) the overall and Class A championships in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive/Kalex Polo) won the second race but had to settle for the… Read more »

Final Challenge for Kriel and Atkinson at Zwartkops

Stiaan Kriel has a single point advantage over Rory Atkinson

Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive/Kalex Polo) and Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) head into the final round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, which will be held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 10 November, separated by just a single point at the top of the championship log. While the 2018 title is almost certain to go to one… Read more »

Kriel emerges on top after Zwartkops challenge

Stiaan Kriel leads the pack in the opening race

Championship contenders Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive/Kalex Polo) and Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) shared the Class A wins at the seventh round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge, held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 20 October. The opening heat in Class B went to Chris Dale (Blue Belt/Pozidrive Polo) before Stuart Mack (Race Technology Polo) bounced back… Read more »

Penultimate Challenge at Zwartkops

Rory Atkinson

With just two events left before the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge reaches its conclusion, the search for championship points is getting serious. The penultimate event of the season takes place at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 20 October, and, with just four points separating the top three in the overall championship race, the racing is sure… Read more »

Title challenge closer than ever after Phakisa

Stiaan Kriel leads the Class A field

Fields of over 30 cars are common in the MotorMart VW Challenge and that was again the case when the drivers headed to the Free State for the sixth round of the 2018 championship, held at Phakisa Freeway on 15 September. Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive/Kalex Polo) didn’t get pole position, but he grabbed every other point… Read more »

Phakisa next for VW Challenge

Jacques Smith

More than 30 of South Africa’s most competitive racing Volkswagens will make their way to Phakisa Freeway for the sixth round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, 15 August. Jacques Smith (BPM Engineering Polo) leads the way in the overall championship – he has a slender one-point lead over Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo)… Read more »

Tough challenge at Dezzi Raceway

Stiaan Kriel won the opening race

Over 30 MotorMart VW Challenge competitors made their way down to Dezzi Raceway for the fifth round of their 2018 championship, held on 10 & 11 August. Once the dust had settled at the end of an eventful weekend’s racing it was Stiaan Kriel (Pozidrive/Kalex Polo) and Keagan Masters (Performance Masters Polo) who shared the… Read more »

Dezzi presents a new challenge

Jacques Smith

After a two-month winter break, nearly 40 cars will make their way to the KwaZulu-Natal south coast for the fifth round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge. Saturday, 11 August will see the drivers tackle two races at the Dezzi South Coast Raceway, just outside Port Shepstone, a circuit many of the competitors have not… Read more »

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 »