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Stock car racing awards for 2019

By Andre Ihlenfeldt

The Border Stock Car Association held their annual prize-giving in Chintsa West on Saturday afternoon. Sportsman of the Year award went to Shawn Collins and Amy Naude took Sportswomen of the Year from 2018 winner, Amy Storm. Pieta de Langa and Damon du Preez were awarded Border Colours in the 1660 and 2.1 classes respectively.


Chairman of the Border Stock Car Association, Shawn Victor welcomed the attendees and thanked the sponsors and his committee for another successful year. “Your dedication and support has been nothing short of outstanding, congratulations on another successful year,” said Victor.


The sponsors included the Redline Group, Independent Group, Water Lily Timbers, Sports and Awards, Kagima, Wigbeez Honey and M&M Fire.


The top three positions in the following classes are as follows:


  • In the Junior Beginner Class, first place went to Shambra Holloway, second was Jordan Victor and third was Seth Wiggill.

  • The Junior Hot Rods saw Amy Naude secure top spot, second was Jason Russell and third, Hayley Hodgkinson.

  • Pieta de Lange was the best driver in the 1660 Class, second was Delwin Crous and third was Shandon Crous. In the 2.1 class, it was Damon du Preez atop the podium followed by Jason Klopper and Oakley Mayor was third.

  • The Hot Rods’ first place went to Shawn Collins, second was Dean Potgieter and third was Christiaan de Jager.

  • The top three in the Heavy Metals Class were Raymond Smith, Charlie Van Gent and Kayle Power respectively while in the AMS V8 American Class it was Shawn Victor, Clinton Green and Donovan Voogt in the same order.


Special mention went to the association’s youngest driver, Jordan Victor at just 11 years of age and Amy Naude was recognised for the highest points achieved in 2019.


The Border Stock Car Committee pictured on Saturday are; front row: Rose Collins (Treasurer), Shawn Victor (Chairman), Rob Collins (Vice Chairman), Andre Ihlenfeldt (Club Secretary). Back row: Kevin Clayton, Damon du Preez, Zaine Knickelbein, Wesley Collins, Christiaan de Jager and Jouwert van der Walt (all committee members). Photo by Peter Taylor

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