Darryn Binder (KTM) delivered his best-ever Moto 3 result with a brilliant second in the Argentinean Grand Prix, while his brother, Brad, came home to a fighting fifth on his Moto 2 Ajo KTM.
On four wheels, SA’s former Nurburgring 24 hour winner Kelvin van der Linde, sharing his Audi R8 with Germans Christopher Mies and Markus Winkelhock, ended seventh in the California 8 Hour Intercontinental GT Challenge but it was a race to forget for another South African, Jordan Pepper, sharing with Brit Steven Kane and Frenchman Jules Gounon, after their Bentley retired following a series of mechanical gremlins.
Back on South African soil, national racing action saw a thrilling second round TRP SA Motocross at Cape Town’s Zone 7 as a Maddy Malan (Q4 Fuels Husqvarna) oercame a flat tyre to share 450cc MX1 wins and second places with Lloyd Vercueil (Yamaha). Home hero Anthony Raynard (Yamaha) stamped his authority on the MX2 class; over-30 year old rider Troy Engelbrecht (KTM) shared MX3 wins with over-40 rider Ian Topliss (Yamaha). Tayla Raaf (KTM) took Ladies honours.
Dalton Venter (Husqvarna) took both 125cc High School races, Uganda’s Stav Orland (KTM) was unstoppable in big wheel 85cc Pro and Zimbabwean Emmanuel Bako was unbeaten in 85cc Juniors; Niel van der Vyver (Q4 Fuels Husqvarna) continued his domination of the primary school 65s and Ethan Williamson (Husqvarna) took baby 50cc honours, sharing the wins with Christian Berrington-Smith (KTM).