Adrian Wood finds himself in second place on the championship log following the season opener. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Strong start to 2019 for Adrian Wood

After being down on pace, Adrian Wood got within a few meters of recording his second GTC2 race win during the 2019 season opener hosted at Dezzi Raceway. He however finds himself in a strong position following the March 1 to 2 race weekend with two second place finishes recorded. Friday’s practice sessions saw Wood rapidly getting to grips with the new Dezzi Raceway layout in his Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa Golf. He found himself severely down on pace,…

Stiaan Kriel heading up a host of seasoned regular Falken Polo Cup campaigners during the day’s opening race. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Stellar debut for Kriel during thrilling Falken Polo Cup season opener

Stiaan Kriel recorded one of the strongest Falken Polo Cup debuts in the category’s history at Dezzi Raceway which hosted Round 1 of the 2019 season. The MotorMart Klerksdorp Volkswagen Polo Driver finished the March 1 to 2 race weekend in fourth place overall following two action-packed races. Friday’s three practice sessions was all about finding the right setup. This didn’t proceed without problems though; Kriel’s second session was compromised following a broken left front wheel bearing and shock absorber.…

Chris Shorter celebrated his return to the Falken Polo Cup with a victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Chris Shorter marks return to Falken Polo Cup with a win for Signature Motorsport

It was back to the familiar top step of the podium for the Signature Motorsport team during Round 1 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup. This came thanks to a win by Chris Shorter as the championship returned to Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone for the first time since 2015. All four the team’s drivers delivered strong performances amidst fierce competition from their rivals. Shorter, competing in the AE Engine Expertise liveried Volkswagen Polo was initially on the back foot…

Simon Moss took both the GTC race wins. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

2019 Extreme Festival gets off to spectacular start at Dezzi Raceway

This year’s national Extreme Festival circuit racing series got off to a splendid start at the Dezzi Raceway near Port Shepstone in KZN on Saturday. The event, featuring three car and two motorcycle categories, attracted a large crowd, and the spectators were not disappointed. Top billing on the programme belonged to the Global Touring Car category, where Simon Moss took the first pole position of the year with the Terry Moss Audi. He shared the front row of the grid…

The four Signature Motorsport Volkswagen Polos to be driven by Altan Bouw, Matt Shorter, Clinton Bezuidenhout and Chris Shorter. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Signature Motorsport title hunt starts at Dezzi Raceway

The 2019 Falken Polo Cup will see the Signature Motorsport team return to a four-car attack in South Africa’s leading single-manufacturer category. In addition, the season will also see two former drivers returning to their driver line-up for the opening round of the championship which will be held at Dezzi Raceway in Port Shepstone on March 1-2. Continuing with their driver duties as in 2018 is Clinton Bezuidenhout and Altan Bouw. Bezuidenhout will again find himself behind the wheel of…