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Rudolf Durant during the warm-up lap. He finished second in the 2,1 Modifieds class.

Oval race track hosts club championship


Polokwane Oval Raceway successfully hosted their first club championship of the year on Saturday after the event had to be rescheduled the previous week due to heavy rains.
Johan Swiegers was the first to be handed the chequered flag in the Super Midgets class while Tanieka Bent claimed victory in the Ninja Midgets class.
As Rookie driver Jeandré Nortjé showed no mercy towards his rivals while Shaun Keating kept ahead of his opponents in the Stockrods to achieve first position.
Johnny Durant and Pieter Venter took the top positions on the podium in the Rebels and 2,1 litre Modefieds class respectively.
The highlight of every event, the Hotrods was ruled by WF Weideman while Schalk Smith claimed victory in the 1660s class.
The next club race will be hosted on 26 May.

Story and photos: RC Myburgh

Full results for Polokwane Oval Raceway club championships

Super midgets
1 Johan Swiegers
2 Werner Kotze
3 Ernst Brussow

Ninja Midgets
1 Tanieka Bent
2 Jayden Keating
3 Jean-Marie Swartz

1 Jeandre Nortje
2 Karin van Staden
3 Wian Jordaan

1 Shaun Keating
2 Johan Tjiaart
3 Riaan van Staden

1 Johnny Durant
2 Neil de Witt
3 Hentie van der Merwe

2.1 litres
1 Pieter Venter
2 Rudolf Durant
3 Nic de Witt

1 WF Weideman
2 Roulph Nel
3 Neil de Witt

1 Schalk Smith
2 Seun Nel
3 Sybrandt Thysse

Neil de Witt speeding out of the curve. He finished third overall in the Hotrods class.

WF Wiedeman, top scorer in the Hotrods class, shows no mercy to competitors.