Johan Fourie has proven his pace at the front of the Sasol GTC pack and is motivated to record his first win in the series - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie motivated for coastal magic

With a host of South African titles behind his name and through being a constant front runner in every championship that he has competed in, Johan Fourie is known as driver determined to be victorious. The confusion after the fourth round of 2017 Sasol GTC Championship saw him briefly tasting the victory champagne, but he soon had to pass the bottle on to Michael Stephen. This has left Fourie thirsty for more ahead of the upcoming fifth round at Aldo…

Brad Liebenberg - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport’s MINI attack set to continue at Aldo Scribante

With three victories and a second place from the last four Sasol GTC2 races, Bradley Liebenberg has rocketed into second place in the championship standings with more to come from the Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works. Chris Shorter, in his Champion-backed MINI, claimed his first podium result last time out and goes into round five in Port Elizabeth on 15th July brimful of confidence. Signature Motorsport turned two road cars into race-winning machines in a tight time frame and with…

Johan Fourie closely pursued by eventual winner Michael Stephen during the second Sasol GTC race - Picture by Paul Blackburn

A short taste of victory for second placed Fourie

Turbulence might have been expected for Johan Fourie’s flight to Gauteng for the fourth round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship, but the June 15 and 16 race weekend at Zwartkops Raceway proved to be a bumpy ride as well for the EPS Courier Services BMW GTC driver. The Friday would literally see him climb all the way to the top, only to be knocked down. During Thursday’s free practice sessions Fourie was constantly posting top-three times with the Fast…

Brad Liebenberg-Ferodo MINI - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature’s MINI magic continues at Zwartkops

Brad Liebenberg produced another excellent performance in his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works at Zwartkops Raceway outside Pretoria on Friday, when he claimed another victory for Signature Motorsport. It was a solid performance from the entire team as Chris Shorter, having missed the free practice sessions, shadowed his team-mate across the line in a close second place, the best position yet for the Champion MINI John Cooper Works and the team’s first one-two result in the MINI’s short GTC2 racing…

Sasol BMW GTC -Gennaro Boanfede - Picture by David Ledbiter

Bonafede and Stephen share the wins in thrilling Sasol GTC Zwartkops races

Pretoria, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede and Michael Stephen took the line honours at the fourth round of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday. Bonafede extended his championship lead while Stephen has taken over second place in the standings as the series nears the season mid-point. The two  races produced high performance competition, with the front-runners racing the 2.4km long circuit 2.5 seconds faster than when the Sasol GTC Championship started in August last year. Qualifying again…