Johan Fourie and Gennaro Bonafede resuming their battle in Race 2 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie stars in Sasol GTC thriller at Killarney

Despite not finishing on the podium during Round 8 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship, EPS Racing’s Johan Fourie delivered two thrilling performances in front of his home crowd at the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, September 22. A fuel pump wiring issue during Friday’s practice day limited his track time in Free Practice 2, but thanks to speedy work from the VM Innovations team, this was resolved in time for Fourie to end the afternoon confident with the pace…

Clinton Bezuidenhout - Glyco Polo - Picture by David Ledbitter

Points payday for Signature Motorsport Polo Cup Team

Signature Motorsport’s Clinton Bezuidenhout clinched a sackful of points at the penultimate round of the Engen Polo Cup held at Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway on Saturday.  Both Darren Oates and Altan Bouw finished inside the top ten, adding to the team’s points haul with one round remaining. Free practice on Friday saw Bezuidenhout’s Glyco Engine Expertise Polo with a couple of hundredths of a second off the fastest time, while all three team members were inside the top ten which…

Brad Liebenberg - Ferodo MINI JCW - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI Team retains championship positions after Cape races

Devin Robertson raced his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to a pair of fourth place finishes in the eighth round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship, thereby retaining his second place in the overall championship standings. Brad Liebenberg had a tough weekend in his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works, with a fifth place finish in the first race and a retirement in the second race. He is out of the title chase with one round remaining but remains in third on…

Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) won both of Saturday’s Sasol Global Touring Car races at Killarney. Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Spectacular Extreme Festival action wows Western Cape crowd

The 2018 Extreme Festival entertained a large Western Cape crowd at the Killarney race circuit on Saturday, with close competition and spectacle the name of the game. Top billing for the day belonged to the Sasol Global Touring Car contingent, with reigning South African champion Michael Stephen leading the opening race from start to finish in his Engen Audi. He was followed over the finish line by Simon Moss (Engen Audi), Michael van Rooyen (RSC BMW), Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport…

Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) will need victories in Cape Town, to keep his 2018 Sasol Global Touring Car title hopes alive - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Cape Town to host penultimate round of Extreme Festival series

The 2018 Extreme Festival show will visit the Western Cape Killarney circuit next Saturday (September 22), with a variety of races on both four and two wheels on the programme. Heading up proceedings will be two races for Sasol Global Touring Cars, with this year’s premier South African title chase still very much in dispute. Going to Cape Town, Michael Stephen (Engen Audi) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) are still at loggerheads at the top of the points ladder, with…