The Signature Motorsport MINI duo in formation at the start of Race 2

Signature Motorsport MINI team racks up the points

The Signature MINI John Cooper Works Team continued their upward momentum at Kyalami, scene of round two of the Sasol GTC2 series. Chris Shorter raced his Champion MINI to fifth place overall with Brad Liebenberg a place further back his Ferodo example. Qualifying showed that the MINIs were nearer the pace of their rivals in just their second race outing, while Chris Shorter and Brad Liebenberg continue to adjust their driving styles to suit the turbopetrol, ABS-equipped cars.  Qualifying was…

Matthew Hodges - overall victor for the day

Vokswagen the start of the show at Kyalami Sasol GTC Championship

The Volkswagen South Africa Motorsport team leaves Kyalami as a clear crowd favourite following an exciting weekend at the spiritual home of circuit racing. The new tarmac of the iconic Kyalami circuit in Midrand provided the manufacturer with the perfect stage to thrill the large crowds that attended Round 2 of the Sasol GTC Championship. “We were very excited to come to Kyalami for the first time in 2017,” said Mr. Mike Rowe, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport. “With the combination…

Gennaro Bonafede during Race 2

Gennaro Bonafede victorious for Sasol GTC Racing Team at Kyalami races

Midrand, South Africa – An exciting days racing at Kyalami saw Gennaro Bonafede convert his front row grid position into a 2.5 second victory in the first of two Sasol GTC races held under warm autumn sunshine in front of a large crowd at the Midrand circuit. Robert Wolk, in the second Sasol GTC racing car banked his first points of the year and put up a competitive showing in the second race, a performance that is boosting his confidence…

Gennaro Bonafede - The winner of Race 1

Honours even for Bonafede and Stephen in spectacular Sasol GTC Championship races

Midrand, South Africa – A large crowd witnessed some fantastic Sasol GTC Championship racing at Kyalami this weekend, with victories for Gennaro Bonafede in race one and the reigning champion Michael Stephen in race two. Two consistent results saw Mathew Hodges crowned the overall winner on the day. A new initiative was introduced for the second round of the Sasol GTC Championship – an inverted grid for the second race! This initiative produced exciting racing as the fastest competitors from…

Michael Stephen won Race 2 despite having no electronic display

Engen Xtreme Team racers on the podium again at GTC races

It was another successful day on the track for both members of the Engen Xtreme Team on Saturday at Kyalami. Simon Moss and Michael Stephen stepped on to the podium at the historic raceway in Johannesburg, with the pair achieving three podium finishes on the day. Moss again finished the day in second place overall, echoing his first round Sasol GTC Africa result from Killarney. Stephen set the pace early on in his Engen Xtreme Audi A3 GTC. He qualified…