Adrian Wood finds himself in second place on the championship log following the season opener. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Strong start to 2019 for Adrian Wood

After being down on pace, Adrian Wood got within a few meters of recording his second GTC2 race win during the 2019 season opener hosted at Dezzi Raceway. He however finds himself in a strong position following the March 1 to 2 race weekend with two second place finishes recorded. Friday‚Äôs practice sessions saw Wood rapidly getting to grips with the new Dezzi Raceway layout in his Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa Golf. He found himself severely down on pace,…

Adrian Wood ended his 2018 season at the front of the field and looks set to repeat this performance in the season ahead. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Odds in favour of Wood for GTC2 season opener

A new GTC2 season is set to start at Dezzi Raceway on March 1-2. This will mark the second season for Adrian Wood who will be looking for a competitive start to his championship campaign in his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf. In 2018 Wood made his debut in the category; a season he ended by celebrating his maiden race victory. For 2019 it is however a completely different scenario. Various team and driver changes have seen Wood emerge as the only…

Adrian Wood will be driving the Kyocera Volkswagen Golf in 2019. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Adrian Wood ready for a second GTC2 season in his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf

  Adrian Wood will be back behind the wheels of his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf for the 2019 GTC2 season. This was announced by Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa during their pre-season team launch held at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday, February 2. 2018 was a steep learning curve for Wood, but one in which he excelled to end his debut season with a race win during the final round. The season ahead will see him capitalising on his solid form to emerge…

Adrian Wood heading up the GTC2 pack on his way to a maiden victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood concludes Sasol GTC2 rookie season with maiden victory

A trying and testing debut season for Adrian Wood in the Sasol GTC2 championship finished on a high with him taking his maiden victory. The series finale hosted at Zwartkops Raceway on October 19-20 also saw him secure fifth place in the championship. Friday morning started with mechanical problems for Wood during the first practice session. Further diagnoses of the Kyocera Volkswagen Golf resulted in a call to replace the engine. Although the Volkswagen Motorsport team swiftly carried out this…

Devin Robertson - Champion MINI JCW. Picture: David Ledbitter

Swansong podiums for Signature Motorsport MINI team

Devin Robertson raced his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to a second-place finish at the final round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship held at Zwartkops Raceway, cementing his runner-up position in the overall championship standings in the final outing for the MINI team. Brad Liebenberg added another third-place trophy to his collection in the final race of the season, the Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works driver retaining his third overall standing on the final points table. The MINI pair started…