Stiaan Kriel is back in rebuilt car and will aim for an upward trajectory on the points table. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel ready for a fierce battle in Cape Town

Round 3 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup will see Stiaan Kriel competing at the Killarney International Raceway on May 10-11. The MotorMart Racing driver learned his craft around the Cape Town venue, but competing in South Africa’s closest circuit racing category will present a new challenge to Kriel. Following the accident in Round 2, Kriel’s car had to be rebuilt but he still managed to complete one shakedown session prior to the Cape Town trip. By not scoring any…

Chris Shorter will aim to get back to the front of the field. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Signature Motorsport confident and focussed ahead of Cape Town

The third round of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup will see the Signature Motorsport team returning to the coast at the Killarney International Raceway on May 10-11. Round 2 at Zwartkops Raceway saw the team losing ground in the championship but showcasing a competitive yet level-headed attitude through difficult situations. Heading into Round 3, Chris Shorter is occupying third place on the points table with 46 points; trailing the leader by 27 points. Clinton Bezuidenhout’s efforts paid off with him…

Liebenberg leads Kruger and Campos ahead of Race 3 victory. Picture: Raymond Cornwell

Liebenberg saves the best for last

Round 2 of the Falken Polo Cup got underway on 5 April at the Extreme Festival at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria.  The four practice sessions on Friday were hampered by some inclement weather and changing track conditions.  Bradley Liebenberg, a multiple SA karting champion, favoured the wet conditions which saw the 20-year old Fourways resident topping the time sheets in the rain. While overcast and breezy conditions dawned on race day, the sun soon burst its way through the clouds…

Adrian Wood kept his 2019 100% podium-finish record intact at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood consolidates second place in GTC2 championship with two podiums at Zwartkops

Round 2 of the 2019 GTC2 Championship saw Adrian Wood continue his 100% podium record for the season. The race weekend held at Zwartkops Raceway on April 5-6 saw the Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport Golf driver finishing third and second during the respective two races. He thereby strengthened his on second place in the championship but losing ground to teammate Brad Liebenberg who took a further two victories. “Consistent podium finishes are certainly good, but we would ideally want to bring…

Clinton Bezuidenhout headed up the team’s performance with two podium finishes. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Bezuidenhout second at Zwartkops in Falken Polo Cup

Clinton Bezuidenhout headed up the Signature Motorsport team’s results in a fiercely contested second round of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup at Zwartkops Raceway on April 5-6. A host of early incidents saw Chris and Matt Shorter as well as Altan Bouw having to dig deep to record good results in Saturday’s qualifying session and three races. Another factor that the team had to contend with was Saturday’s dry and sunny conditions being a complete contrast to Friday’s severely rain…