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Atkinson extends his lead at Zwartkops

Farhaan Basha and Dawie van der Merwe

Pole position and two race wins in the second round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge series, held at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 9 March allowed Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) to extend his lead at the top of the championship standings. Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) claimed victory in the opening class B heat, but an… Read more »

Zwartkops next for VW Challenge

Rory Atkinson

Just three weeks after the opening event of the season, over 30 MotorMart VW Challenge drivers will make their way to Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 9 March for round two of the 2019 championship. Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) leads the way in the overall championship after taking two hard-fought wins at the first round. He… Read more »

Atkinson rises to the Red Star challenge

Rory Atkinson leads Lyle Ramsay

Two hard-fought wins gave Rory Atkinson (Polo) overall victory at the opening round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge, held at Red Star Raceway on Saturday, 16 February. Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) claimed victory in class B after taking both heats while Reno van Heerden (Polo) and Dawie van der Merwe (Polo) shared the heat… Read more »

First Challenge of 2019 at Red Star

2018 - Round 8 -Zwartkops

The 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge gets underway at Red Star Raceway on Saturday 16 February when over 35 of South Africa’s most competitive racing Volkswagens are expected to line up for the first round of the championship. 2019 champion Rory Atkinson (VW Polo) will be back to defend his overall and class A championships. In… Read more »

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 »