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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 »

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 »