Johan Fourie during his inspiring pursuit of Michael Stephen at Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Hometown support to inspire Fourie for Sasol GTC success in Cape Town

Round 7 of the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship will see Johan Fourie and the EPS Courier Services team take on their rivals at home on Saturday, September 9. The event at the Killarney International Raceway outside Cape Town will present the team with two further opportunities to improve their championship position while continuing their search for that elusive maiden victory in the series. Leading into the last third of the season, Fourie finds himself in fourth position on the log…

Fast and Furious Johan Fourie sets off after Michael Stephen during the closing stages of the second Sasol GTC Race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie fights back valiantly to clinch a well-deserved second overall

The sixth round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship saw Johan Fourie and his EPS Courier Services BMW team continue their steady progress towards the front of the field. Their hard work throughout the weekend paid off with Fourie celebrating a second place overall after a thrilling Sasol Race Day at Zwartkops Raceway outside Pretoria on Saturday, August 12. During the Friday’s free practice sessions Fourie regularly posted top-three times, but practice opportunities were limited due the condition of the…

Devin Robertson - Payen Polo - Picture by David Ledbitter

Devin demolishes VW Cup rivals at Zwartkops Raceway

Devin Robertson dominated the sixth round of the Engen Volkwagen Cup in a manner seldom seen before while giving his championship aspirations a major boost with two rounds remaining. The Payen VW Polo was listed at the top of the time sheets for every practice session, qualifying session – including the super pole shootout and romped to three untroubled victories. Devin set the fastest race lap in each heat, completing his tour de force for Signature Motorsport. Signature Motorsport’s 16-year-old…

Brad Liebenberg - Picture by David Ledbitter

Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans with exhilarating racing

Brad Liebenberg and Chris Shorter won the hearts of the Zwartkops fans as they raced their Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works hard in the sixth round of the Sasol GTC Championship on Saturday, changing positions for the lead by the lap as they fought tooth and nail against their Volkswagen rivals. Qualifying has become a very close-fought session and it was no different at the Pretoria circuit with just 0.313 seconds between Brad and pole position, while Chris…

Johan Fourie pushing hard in his EPS Courier Service BMW GTC - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Tough day for Fourie despite good pace in fiercely contested Sasol GTC races

Although Port Elizabeth is commonly dubbed the friendly city, it did not prove to be the friendliest hunting ground for Johan Fourie in his EPS Courier Services BMW during the fifth round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Championship. The team could however leave the Aldo Scribante Racetrack with some positive data after their Saturday, July 15 encounter following two well-contested races. The Friday saw the team working hard on a strategy to counter tyre degradation on the abrasive surface during…