Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Chris Shorter continues the Signature Motorsport MINI crusade

Chris Shorter claimed a close-fought maiden GTC2 victory in his Champion MINI John Cooper Works at Aldo Scribante­­ in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, having claimed the closest ever pole position in the series’ history. Brad Liebenberg, in the Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works had a quiet weekend by his standards, having dominated three of the last four rounds. The weekend got off to a frenetic start when Chris scraped onto pole position by 1/1000th of a second ahead of newcomer…

Daniel Rowe - Picture by David Ledbitter

Thrills, spills and new winners mark fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship

Port Elizabeth – The fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship was marked by three new winners, incidents galore and superb racing at the Aldo Scribante race track on Saturday. A large appreciative Eastern Cape crowd watched the battles unfold over two heats, with body-panels rubbing and competitors spinning off the 2.4km track, including the two championship leaders who tangled in race two. Michael Stephen, the defending champion, powered his Engen Audi GTC to the race one win, while Robert…

Gennaro Bonafede - Picture by David Ledbitter

Sasol GTC Racing Team geared for tough battle in title rival’s backyard

Sandton, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede, the current Sasol GTC Championship points leader and his team mate Robert Wolk travel to the 2.4km long Aldo Scribante circuit in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 15th July for what is expected to be their toughest battle of the year. The Sasol GTC Racing Team will go head-to-head with the Audi GTC team of Michael Stephen and Simon Moss who are based at the circuit and know the intricacies of the track like the…

Engen Audi GTC - Simon Moss - Picture by David Ledbitter

The scene is set for a tough fifth round of the Sasol GTC Championship

Sandton, South Africa – The Aldo Scribante circuit in Port Elizabeth is the next battleground for the Sasol GTC Championship teams to conquer as the premier touring car championship reaches the mid-season on Saturday, 15th July. Gennaro Bonafede leads the defending champion Michael Stephen by 59 points and this is where the championship gets really interesting.  Stephen is based at the Port Elizabeth circuit and after thousands of laps around the 2.48km long circuit is widely regarded as being virtually…

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…