Johan Fourie race day was hindered by gearshift related issues with him only securing sixth place in the opening race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Gearshift problems results in dismal weekend for Fourie

It was another frustration filled day for Johan Fourie at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, May 12. Round 3 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship saw him try his utmost best, but mechanical issues with the EPS Racing BMW had the final say on the weekend. Friday morning started with Fourie competing a fair amount of laps during the first practice session. Some mechanical difficulties loomed during the second session, but the team felt confident that they would be able to…

Ferodo MINI JCW - Brad Liebenberg - Picture by David Ledbitter

Victory and podiums for Signature Motorsport MINI Team

The third round of the Sasol GTC2 Championship proved to be a happy hunting ground for the Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works pair of Brad Liebenberg and Devin Robertson. Brad set the fastest lap time in the final free practice session but Devin crashed into the turn four wall. The MINI was bruised and battered, leaving the Signature Motorsport Team with a late night repair job. On race day, Brad slotted his Ferodo MINI into second place after…

Johan Fourie is confident about the performance of his EPS Racing BMW around Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Heinrich Sauer

Big Sasol GTC weekend ahead for Fourie at Zwartkops

Following a very short break after his visit to the Killarney International Raceway, Johan Fourie has his sights set on a strong performance during Round 3 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship. The next stop on the calendar is Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion on Saturday, May 12. As multiple South African champion Fourie is by no means happy with his current seventh position on the championship table. From four starts he has recorded two finishes with 42 points behind…

Brad Liebenberg - Ferodo MINI JCW - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI team relishing tough Zwartkops challenge

The Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works driven by Brad Liebenberg and Devin Robertson respectively will be in the thick of the GTC2 action at Zwartkops Raceway when round three of the series gets underway at the Pretoria circuit. The Ferodo MINI driver is third in the championship standings after four races in the opening two rounds. He is just five points behind the series champion and with another seven rounds to go, the championship is very much alive.…

Johan Fourie during the first Sasol GTC race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Frustration for Fourie at Killarney

What was destined to be a happy Sasol GTC weekend at home for Johan Fourie, quickly turned into 36 hours of heartbreak at the Killarney International Raceway outside Cape Town. The EPS Racing BMW driver had to settle for a sixth place finish during the first race on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The second race saw him retiring early during the race. Following a complete rebuild of the car, the multiple South African champion took it around the circuit for…