WMC kicks off 2019 season with successful race

06 Feb 2019 13:30pm
WINDHOEK, 06 FEB (NAMPA) – Windhoek Motor Club (WMC) kicked off its 2019 season with a successful karting and gymkhana event hosted 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 gymkhana riders showed off their driving skills.
Gymkhana is a type of motorsport, known as Motorkhana in Australia and New Zealand, and Auto testing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The goal of gymkhana is to achieve the fastest time possible; as the driver maneuvers through a predetermined 'track' performing many different driving techniques
In the different karting divisions, a number of drivers walked out with trophies after their impressive performances in the first leg of race.
In the max terino category, Jadyn van Zyl won the first leg of the year while Jaydrique Rhodes and Mario Neves finished second and third respectively.
Guido Bidoli; Christiaan Liebenberg Jnr and Lo-André Bruwer were winners in the junior max category in that respective order.
In the senior max category, Ivan Vorster; Athi Mankonkwana and Gerhard Breed finished first, second and third respectively.
In the master category, meanwhile, Jorg Goldbeck and Gareth Fourie finished first and second.