Namibia: Fourie Tops At WMC Circuit Race

11 September 2019

WINDHOEK - Windhoek Motor Club (WMC) hosted a successful fifth leg of the karting and circuit racing at Tony Rust Race Track on Saturday.

The karting race saw 12 karts compete in the different categories which include; max terino, junior max, senior max and masters, while circuit racing consisted of Class B, D, E and F.

The circuit event saw Gareth Fourie coming first in the Class F while Matthew Strydom came second and Keith Hammerslag finished third. Class E was won by Charlton Morkel, Jaco Nel came second and Clive Strydom third.

Class D only saw two riders competing in that event and Richard Slamet Jnr was crowned the winner, followed by Michael Strydom.

Class B saw Michel Rust as the only winner in this race.

In the different karting divisions, a number of drivers walked out with trophies after their impressive performances on the day.

In the max terino category, Jadyn van Zyl won the fifth leg of this year's karting event while Michael Fourie and Mario Neves finished second and third respectively.

Guido Bidoli, Christiaan Liebenberg Jnr and Justus Beulker were winners in the junior max category, in that respective order.

In the senior max category, Gerhard Breed, Ivan Vorster and Athi Mankonkwana finished first, second and third.

In the master category Jorg Goldbeck and Gareth Fourie finished first and second.

Speaking to Nampa on Monday, chairperson of the WMC Richard Slamet said they still have one more circuit event left for the year and they are happy with the competition that has been at display thus far.

"There is still a final race that will be held on 2 October which will count for the final points of the racing year. This year we saw drivers being very competitive and giving it their all while showcasing their skills at the same time," he said. - Nampa

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