Tshwane top ten finish for Total Excellium Racing

The Total Excellium Racing duo of Justin Oates (#44) and Darren Oates (#13) prevailed over the mid-pack to finish within the top-ten during the Pretoria round of the Falken Polo Cup hosted at the Zwartkops Raceway on July 27. In what is considered to be the home-race for most Gauteng-based teams, the Zwartkops Raceway offered up another exciting round of the ever-popular one-make cup championship.  Friday’s three practice sessions provided the Total Excellium Racing team with valuable setup data ahead…

Car issues forced Kriel to withdraw from Zwartkops Falken Polo Cup races

It was a dismal fifth round of the Falken Polo Cup for Stiaan Kriel at Zwartkops Raceway. The July 26-27 event saw the MotorMart Racing driver unable to determine the cause of the technical issues that hampered his performance. Subsequently he withdrew from the event after qualifying in 20th position. Friday morning started with Kriel suffering from a broken shock absorber in the first practice session, but even with this replaced, things did not improve through the rest of the…

Liebenberg takes outright Cup championship lead

A level-headed performance during Round 5 of the Falken Polo Cup at the Zwartkops Raceway on July 27 saw Brad Liebenberg in his Hello Mobile Polo take the lead in the championship with a double podium. Having tied up the championship at the previous round in Port Elizabeth with a hat-trick of wins, Liebenberg continued his form into the second half of the 2019 season. With Liebenberg setting the quickest lap time during Friday’s first practice session, a decision by…

Tough day at Zwartkops sees Matt Shorter head up Signature Motorsport’s results

Round 5 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup saw the Signature Motorsport quartet having to fight hard for their points at Zwartkops Raceway. Matt Shorter headed up the team’s efforts with two good finishes after missing out on the Superpole Shootout. Chris Shorter, Altan Bouw and Clinton Bezuidenhout each had to come back from incidents that hampered their efforts.   Matt Shorter (#22 Monroe Volkswagen Polo) Matt Shorter qualified in 11th position on the Race 1 grid. He stayed clear…

Liebenberg renews Cup championship rivalry heading into Zwartkops

Having overcome a 51-point deficit to tie the Falken Polo Cup Championship in PE, Brad Liebenberg is set to renew his rivalry this weekend as Zwartkops Raceway plays host to Round 5 of the championship. A near-perfect performance during Round 4 of the championship saw Liebenberg score a hat-trick of wins and vital championship points for pole-positions and fastest laps. This allowed Liebenberg to reel in the championship leader, Jeffrey Kruger. Kruger and Liebenberg now jointly head up the championship…