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…

Michael Stephen - Engen Audi GTC. Picture: David Ledbitter

Sasol GTC Championship heading for exciting season grand finale

Sandton, South Africa – The three-way fight for the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship is set to be settled at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 20th October in a no-holds-barred showdown between the country’s top racing drivers. After eight rounds of world-class touring car action across South Africa, the title decider will keep motorsport fans entertained until the last lap of the season. Leading the title chase is the defending, two-times Sasol GTC Champion, Michael Stephen (Engen Audi GTC) who has amassed…

Adrian Wood’s next goal will be a GTC2 victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood aims for win in Sasol GTC finale

Ending his debut Sasol GTC2 season on a high; that will be the primary goal for Adrian Wood during the 2018 season finale at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of 19-20 October. With a host of consecutive podium finishes of late, the next aim for the Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa driver will be victory. “We’ve learned quite a lot in our debut season” explains Wood. “The level of competition in GTC2 is very good and we caught on rather…