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Race Report – Round 1 WOMZA Premier Cup 20 March 2016 Phakisa MX Park Welkom.

As we pulled into the Phakisa MX park amidst the sound of roaring super bikes and cars (which were on the main circuit), we could feel that there was something special about the place. Riders from JHB, PE, EL, Bloem, PMB and Cape Town participated in the event.

The day started with a short prayer and thereafter 3 special 2015 awards were presented – firstly to Joshua Mlimi for his outstanding accomplishments, secondly to Johnny Nell for his energy and years of support and lastly to Karen Sangster for her commitment, loyalty and efforts as the WOMZA National MX Secretary. Riders briefing was short and the day was then handed over to the CoC and our commentator for the day, Laren van Der Westhuizen.

Marcus in the USA at the Mini O’s

Well done  from all the Motocross fraternity back in SA, we are extremely proud of your success Marcus and after only being on 125cc for three months fantastic. We are going to do some investigating but we think it may have something to do with PAP & BOEREWORS that you were brought up on, well done and look forward to seeing you in the future.


Kosie Van Der Merwe takes home victory

With storm clouds looming in the distance on Friday afternoon it was to be touch and go if the event would actually happen or not due to the area being turf territory.
Saturday morning dawned with sound of rally cars being off loaded in the service park with blue skies and not a cloud in sight.
Stage 1 known as ''Kosie" at a distance of 11.81kms would be the rally opener and the first true test for all crews to get to grips with road surface.
Local driver AC Potgieter together with navigator Tommy Du Toit in a Super 1600 VW Polo came to test their car for their upcoming final national event the weekend after this event and would be the first crew into stage.After all 16 crews had been through the stage Vladimir Sibirko and navigator Clen Cook in a Subaru took stage victory with a margin of 31 seconds over Potgieter in second,with less than 4 seconds dividing  the bottom 3 of the first 5 cars on the road this was to be an epic battle till the end...
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Where does a person start! Thursday 06 August, competitors were arriving in their groups, after their journey, travelling to the Rock Raceway in Gauteng, some drove 200kilos, others drove 600kilos and the Cape Town competitors and supporters drove 1600kilos. Friday official practice saw at least 60% of the fields practicing all day long, ensuring their mean machines were well prepped for the big day. Read more...

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