Race weekend has finally arrived and Praga South Africa are ready to showcase their Northern Regions Rotax Max challengers, at Laserfiche Raceway on Saturday (9 February 2019).
The team has grown in leaps and bounds over the past two years and is under new management this year. Leon Hill took over the running of the team in late 2018 and is now steering a very talented group of karters in both the Rotax Max and Rok Championships.
The Northern Regions season opener will see the team compete across five classes.
Troy van der Laan is raring to go in Bambinos. The youngster won the Rand Kart Club championship last year and will be looking to extend his success into Northern Regions.
The team will have a strong presence in the ultra-competitive and rather robust Micro Max class. Caleb Cotterell, Mohammed Moerat and Kyle Beukes will all be flying the Praga flag and are able to produce front-runner pace. After winning the Rand Kart Club Championship last season, Taya van der Laan is feeling confident about her abilities and is ready to take on the fast paced action in Mini Max.
Dane van Heerde is going to have his work cut out for him in Senior Max. Whilst traditionally, not the biggest Rotax field in South Africa, Senior Max is fairly hotly contested and demanding. Dane has the team’s full support and is expected to produce some great results in the class.
Praga’s final entry for Saturday will be Carlo Olivier. Carlo will be competing with the best of the best in DD2. Whilst this may seem a daunting task, Carlo is up for the challenge and ready to mix with the big names of South African Motorsport.
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Published by: Motorsport Marketing Services
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