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…

Stiaan Kriel is ready for a fierce contest at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel anticipates tough Falken Polo Cup battle at Zwartkops Raceway

Following a strong debut in the 2019 Falken Polo Cup, Stiaan Kriel is ready for Round 2 at Zwartkops Raceway on April 5-6. The MotorMart Klerksdorp Volkswagen Polo driver is however well-aware that he can expect a much fiercer battle at the Pretoria circuit; the home circuit for most of the field. “In a certain sense, the unknown of Dezzi Raceway was an advantage for us” says Kriel. “I could capitalise on my ability to master the new layout of…

Chris Shorter knows that it won’t be easy to replicate the results from Round 1 at Zwartkops Raceway. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Signature Motorsport will build on their strong start at Zwartkops Raceway

Round 2 of the Falken Polo Cup will see the Signature Motorsport team aim to consolidate their strong position in the championship on April 5-6 at Zwartkops Raceway Following their Round 1 performance, Chris Shorter finds himself in second place on the points table; trailing Jeffrey Kruger by one point. Clinton Bezuidenhout and Matt Shorter are in joint-sixth place while Altan Bouw occupies tenth place. The quartet of drivers are looking forward to building on this form at Zwartkops Raceway,…