Kelvin van der Linde is Bridgestone SA /SA Guild of Motoring Journalists Motor Sportsman of the Year – again
Kelvin van der Linde, 18, the reigning Bridgestone SA / SAGMJ Motor Sportsman of the Year, has made it two in a row.
Van der Linde, who last year at age 17 became the youngest ever recipient of this prestigious award, has again been honoured this year, as the 2014 Bridgestone SA / SAGMJ Motor Sportsman of the Year.
Rotax Grand Finals Team nominated for SA Guild of Motoring Journalists “Motor Sportsman of the Year” award
Eleven nominees for Bridgestone SA / SAGMJ “Motor Sportsman of the Year”
There are eleven nominations for the 2014 Bridgestone SA / SA Guild of Motoring Journalists “Motor Sportsman of the Year” award, which will be announced at a special function in Johannesburg on February 18. There are two nominees for the Colin Watling Award, which recognises significant contribution and achievement by a non-competitor in motor sport.
Good news emerges from Cape Town testing of new Rotax EVO engines and upgrades on existing Rotax engines
MSA Karting Commission President Joy Dolinscheck and her SAKRA team facilitated testing of the new products on Friday the 30th and Saturday the 31st of January 2015 at Killarney kart circuit in Cape Town. Three top drivers with top 2014 motors were used to compare Rotax EVO upgrades to existing (2014 motors) as individual upgrade items and as a complete 2015 new engine package.
Rotax EVO upgrade introduction and other karting news
After an importers meeting at MSA on Friday the 23rd of January things are back on track with EVO upgrades and MSA's approval of the upgrade and immediate implementation still stands. The regulations in the 2015 MSA karting handbook are correct and the full technical rules can be viewed on www.kart.co.za or www.rotax-kart.com.
ITS OFFICIAL EVO APPROVED
Its official – the 2015 Rotax EVO engines and upgrades are approved for racing in South Africa with immediate effect. An official communication from MSA is expected shortly but in the meantime herewith the important points.