Manitou Group VW Polo R2 looking good for the Future

Heading into the first round of the 2013 National Rally Championship with a brand new Volkswagen Polo built to full R2 spec. the crew of Paul Franken and Henry Kohne had reason to be excited.

The start of the season being the Total Rally in Natal. The crew prepared their pace notes and was feeling ready heading into the first round. Arriving in Durban on Thursday, not used to the humid weather, the team went to Shakedown. After a couple of runs on the shakedown stage the team made some setup changes and felt confident before the start of the Rally on Friday.

Entertaining Karts at Killarney

The second round of the 2013 Western Cape karting championship went down at Killarney on Saturday where full fields provided the regular scintillating action and its associated drama with several drivers dominant on the day.

Biesiepol Brilliance at Weskus Mall Gymkhana

Izak van Zyl and Danye Louw was made to work extremely hard for a second consecutive event and they were made to tap everything from their Dynotech class G VW Golf GTi MkII Turbo 2.0 before they could claim victory in the 5th Weskus Mall Gymkhana Vredenburg.

48th Blind Navigators Rally

This year’s REACT Blind Navigators Regularity Rally (the 13th year they have sponsored this event) was again a great success due to the hard work by the sponsors and organisers. Unfortunately the organisers were unable to recruit enough volunteer drivers so only 40 of the 58 navigators who would have liked to compete actually started. The organisers and the navigators are very grateful to the 8 new drivers who did come forward and even though some of them got lost they all said that they had had a great time.

5th Biesiepol Vastrap at Weskus Mall

Come and witness the 5th “Biesiepol Vastrap” in front or rear wheel drive format during the 5th edition of the Weskus Mall Gymkhana in Vredenburg, on the Cape West Coast, this coming Saturday 9 March 2013. Round two of the popular Witzenberg Motorklub Gymkhana Series rather unique in many ways. Much like our best known motorsport personality you either hate this venue or find yourself addicted to the challenge the “biesiepol” riddled layout presents.

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