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Van der Merwe rises to the Kyalami challenge

Dawie van der Merwe

In just his second Class A outing Dawie van der Merwe powered his Lee Thompson Racing Polo to the overall win in the final MotorMart VW Challenge outing of 2019, held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on 22 & 23 November. The Hoёrskool Nelspruit student was joined on the overall podium by Wayne Masters… Read more »

The final outing for 2019

Lyle Ramsay

Although the nine rounds that made up the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship are a thing of the past, the drivers have one last outing to look forward to. After a two-year absence, they will return to the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit where they will line up with their Polo Cup counterparts in two races… Read more »

Kriel finally conquers the challenge

After coming close in 2017 and 2018, Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) claimed every point on offer at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 9 November to secure the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship. Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo), the only driver who could prevent Kriel from taking the title, could only manage two hard-fought third places in Class… Read more »

Final challenge at Zwartkops

Stiaan Kriel

About 30 MotorMart VW Challenge drivers will take to the 2.4km Zwartkops Raceway for the final round of the 2019 championship on Saturday, 9 November 2019. While the class championships have already been decided, the overall title is still up for grabs. Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) has a slight advantage over defending champion Rory Atkinson… Read more »

Almost a full house at Zwartkops puts Kriel back on top

Stiaan Kriel

Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) and Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) have traded positions at the top of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge championship log for almost the entire season and it was again the case at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 19 October when the eighth round of the series took place. Headed into the event, Atkinson… Read more »

Penultimate challenge at Zwartkops

After an outing down in the Eastern Cape, the MotorMart VW Challenge drivers return to familiar territory for the eighth round of their 2019 championship which takes place at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 19 October. Just two points separate Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) and Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) at the top of the overall championship… Read more »

Atkinson back on top after Aldo Scribante

Bevin Masters and Rory Atkinson

Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) trailed Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) by just a single point heading into the seventh round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship that was held at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Racetrack on Saturday, 21 September. Two race wins, together with the bonus points for pole position and fastest race laps, have… Read more »

VW Challenge enters the final stretch

Stiaan Kriel

With two-thirds of the season behind them, the drivers in the MotorMart VW Challenge make their way down to Port Elizabeth where the seventh round of the 2019 championship takes place at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack on Saturday, 21 September. Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) claimed the lead in the overall championship standings last time out,… Read more »

Double win for Ramsay at Zwartkops

Ramsay leads the way

As he did the last time the series visited Zwarkops Raceway, Lyle Ramsay piloted his Monroe Racing/Fuchs Lubricants Polo to two hard-fought Class A wins during the sixth round of the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship on Saturday, 17 August. Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo) was untouchable in Class B, taking two dominant wins, while Farhaan… Read more »

Tight at the top of MotorMart VW Challenge table

As the 2019 MotorMart VW Challenge Championship approaches the two-thirds mark, two drivers have emerged at the top of the overall standings. Headed to the sixth round, which will take place at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 17 August, Rory Atkinson (BHIT Polo) leads the overall standings by just four points from Stiaan Kriel (MotorMart/Kalex Polo)…. Read more »