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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 »

Final Challenge at Zwartkops

Stiian Kriel leads Iain Pepper last time out at Zwartkops

Although there is only one title left to be decided, about 30 VW Challenge competitors will make their way to Zwartkops Raceway, west of Pretoria for the final round of the 2017 championship on Saturday, 25 November. Another full-house point haul last time out at Kyalami gave Adrian Wood (Laserfische Polo) the class B and… Read more »

Champions crowned at Kyalami

Adrian Wood

Two of the 2017 Amada VW Challenge class championships were decided at the penultimate round of the season which was held at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, 4 November.

Zwartkops presents the next challenge

Devon Piazza Musso brought Stiaan Kriel's winning streak to an end in East London

After a trip down to East London for their annual “away race”, the VW Challenge competitors return to the Highveld for the fourth round of the 2017 championship. Zwartkops Raceway, west of Pretoria, will host over 30 cars as they battle for supremacy and championship points on Saturday, 17 June. Heading to East London, Stiaan… Read more »

Kriel’s winning streak comes to an end in East London

Devon Piazza Musso claimed a comprehensive win in class A in the opening race

Thanks to a handbrake left on at the start, Stiaan Kriel’s series of class A wins in the 2017 Comsol VW Challenge came to an end at the East London Grand Prix Circuit. The championship leader was, however, able to bounce back in the second race and claim another win in his Spanjaard Polo. In… Read more »

East London set to challenge

Iain Pepper will be out to challenge Stiaan Kriel's class A dominance in East London

The Comsol VW Challenge competitors make their way down to the coast for their annual “away race” on Saturday, 20 May. The daunting East London Grand Prix Circuit will host the third round of the 2017 championship. At the head of the overall championship log Rory Atkinson (Pozi Drive Polo) has a slender one-point lead… Read more »

Kriel Dominates at Red Star

Stiaan Kriel continued on his winning way at Red Star Raceway

Stiaan Kriel (N4 Autocraft Polo) dominated proceedings at Red Star Raceway during the second round of the 2017 Comsol VW Challenge on Saturday, 29 April, taking pole position and both class A wins. Adrian Wood (Laserfische Pole) missed out on the class B pole, that went to defending champion Nic Clarke (Pozi Drive Polo), but… Read more »