A sense of competitiveness fills the air, as scores of racers prep themselves for a day of adrenaline-fuelled racing at the Oval Track. The time has finally arrived for racers to compete in the SA Dirt National Championships.
Taking place on Saturday, October 5, the SA Dirt National Championship is an event of epic proportions. It sees various clubs falling under WOMZA (World of Motorsport ZA) competing against each other. Each racer hellbent on claiming victory for themselves.
Racers from as far as Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State rose up to the challenge this past Saturday to be the ultimate winner in their respective divisions.
The racing divisions were:
- Stock Rods
- 1660 Modified
- Two-litre Modified
- 16 Valve Midget
- Flexi V8s
- Heavy Metals
- Hot Rods
Competing against the best in the country, Newcastle Motorsport Club is proud to announce three of its members achieved their SA numbers in the event.
Wikie Bezuidenhout is SA3 in the 1660 class, with Hendrik van der Merwe taking SA3 in the hotrod class, while Charlie Rothman clinched SA2 in the 1600 class.
With three of its racers securing themselves top spots at the nationals, Newcastle Motorsport Club thanks all its sponsors, especially their title sponsors, Midas Newcastle, for making the day possible.
A heartfelt thanks also goes out to all the club’s members, its committee and their families in making the event a reality. A huge thank also goes out to Flip Gericke for his time and effort put into the event.
With Newcastle Motorsport Club finishing off on a strong note at the event, the club is commended for all its efforts and its racers dedication to motorsport.