Total Excellium Racing shows good pace at closely-contested PE round

It was as admirable performance for the new Total Excellium Racing team in Round 4 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup held at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack. Both Justin and Darren Oates showed good pace throughout the 14-15 June weekend in the closely-contested championship. This performance came despite a host of difficulties which included a Friday afternoon engine replacement for Darren. Saturday’s Qualifying was a tightly contested session with half-a-second covering positions two through to fifteen. Justin, who was 0.171…

Kriel takes home points on difficult Falken Polo Cup weekend

Stiaan Kriel persevered through a difficult Falken Polo Cup fifth round to put together three points-paying finishes while learning more about the setup of his Volkswagen Polo GTi at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack on June 14-15. Technical difficulties and an eventual intercooler replacement on Friday evening hampered Kriel’s setup opportunities throughout the practice sessions. A setup-gamble for Saturday morning’s qualifying session followed where he secured 14th place on the grid while still struggling with understeer. The first part of Race…

Signature Motorsport delivers impressive Falken Polo Cup performance in front of Port Elizabeth crowd

The Signature Motorsport had mixed fortunes at Aldo Scribante Racetrack with all four drivers overcoming difficult situations in Round 5 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup. The June 14-15 race weekend saw them consistently running within the top-ten throughout the timed sessions. The weekend again underlined the team’s record as the most successful entry in South Africa’s most competitive national circuit championship.   Chris Shorter (#33 AE Engine Expertise Volkswagen Polo Chris Shorter had a strong weekend and was one…

GTC title fight wide open after action-packed Port Elizabeth races

The 2019 GTC Championship has crossed the mid-season mark with four drivers taking wins and making their championship contentions known as Round 4 was held at Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth. The June 14-15 weekend saw Johan Fourie and Simon Moss sharing the spoils in GTC while Volkswagen Motorsport duo of Brad Liebenberg and Adrian Wood took a win each at the manufacturer’s home city. Twenty seven-year-old Moss (Allpower | Moss Racing | Audi) dominated throughout Friday’s practice sessions,…

Wood in winning form to keep GTC2 title hopes alive

What started as a difficult weekend for Adrian Wood at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth, finished with him taking his second GTC2 race win. The June 14-15 fourth round of the championship also saw him keeping himself in contention for the title at the midway point of the 2019 season. Friday’s practice sessions saw Wood battling with technical problems on his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf which hampered his performance. A quick Warm-up session on Saturday morning saw him confidently…