Bitter sweet Cape Town

Having arrived at Killarney International Raceway undefeated and with a significant lead in the GTC2 Championship, confidence was very high. Brad picked up where he left off after the last round by again topping every practice session on Friday in his VW Motorsport Golf GTi. Saturday’s qualifying was no different, setting the fastest lap and claiming his third consecutive pole position. In what can only be described as a fairly uneventful opening race, Brad went on to take a comfortable…

Scintillating season opener at Killarney

Saturday 11 May 2019 marked the start of the 2019 Hankook National Formula Vee season. The start was awaited with eager anticipation as the build up showed 24 cars entering this event which ran as part of the National Extreme Festival. With these entries, the Formula Vee grid could brag with the most single class entries for the day. The expectation was that the main protagonists would be current champ Jaco Schriks (Cubed Coatings Rhema 2), Gert van den Berg…

Kriel builds character at Killarney

Round 3 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup proved to be a difficult weekend for Stiaan Kriel. The May 10-11 weekend saw the MotorMart Racing driver compete at the Killarney International Raceway in a car that was almost entirely rebuilt since the horrific accident he was involved in at Zwartkops Raceway the month prior. The weekend started with Kriel having to replace the gearbox on his Volkswagen Polo GTi on Thursday evening. Knowing that there would be a tough job…

Good results and strong comebacks for Signature Motorsport in Cape Town

The Signature Motorsport team overcame a host of tough challenges to see all four drivers finish in the overall top-ten at Round 3 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup. Clinton Bezuidenhout again headed up the quartet’s results by finishing the day in second place at the Killarney International Raceway. Eighth through tenth positions went to Chris Shorter, Altan Bouw and Matt Shorter respectively on Saturday, May 11. Bezuidenhout (#38 Glyco Engine Expertise Volkswagen Polo) qualified a 12th position on a…

Four different race winners emerge at action-packed Cape Town GTC races

Four different winners, close racing, comebacks from near-impossible situations and a gesture of sportsmanship marked the third round of the 2019 GTC Championship last weekend in Cape Town (May 10-11). Daniel Rowe and Simon Moss shared the spoils at the front of the field while Brad Liebenberg and Charl Smalberger took turns to stand on the top step of the GTC2 podium at the Killarney International Raceway on the Western Cape. Saturday morning’s qualifying session saw Robert Walk (Chemical Logistics…