Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) fought for the race one lead with Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW). Picture: Dave Ledbitter.

Spectacular racing thrills Western Cape enthusiasts

Glorious weather, close competition, spectacle and a large crowd typified round three of the 2019 Extreme Festival series at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday. Officially, the Global Touring Car contingent headed up the programme. Daniel Rowe (VW Motorsport Jetta) won the opening race ahead of Robert Wolk (Chemical Logistics BMW), Simon Moss (All Power Audi), Michael van Rooyen (Gazoo Toyota Corolla) and Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW). Rowe’s car suffered electronic gremlins in race two, after which Moss…

Adrian Wood will push hard to keep his championship aspirations alive at Killarney. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood wants to decrease the gap on the GTC2 points table

Adrian Wood will be determined to make inroads in Brad Liebenberg’s GTC2 championship lead at the Killarney International Raceway on May 10-11. Heading into Round 3, Wood in the Kyocera-liveried Volkswagen Golf trails his stablemate by 15 points. This gap he would want to decrease at the Cape Town circuit. “We’ve overcome the issues we had at Zwartkops and will be aiming for victory at Kilalrney” said Wood. “Thus far Brad had been able to collect four wins, but if…

Liebenberg was untouchable at the last round at Zwartkops. Picture: Raymond Cornwell

Liebenberg eager to maintain perfect GTC2 record

It’s race week and this weekend we are at the iconic Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for Round 3 of the Global Touring Car Championship. I have had a dream start to the 2019 season with VW Motorsport having won every GTC2 race so far. My goal is to win the 2019 GTC2 Championship and this coming weekend I hope to extend my lead in the championship with two strong race results. A big thank you to VW Motorsport…

Johan Fourie. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Close GTC Championship battle heads to Cape Town

As the Global Touring Cars (GTC) championship heads to the Western Cape this week for round three of 2019, all four manufacturers are in a position to top the points table with only 12 points separating the top five drivers. While GTC2’s Brad Liebenberg heads to Killarney International Raceway as the man to beat after a whitewash of race wins so far. AllPower Moss Racing’s Simon Moss heads outright in his #38 Audi with 3 wins to date – including…

Stiaan Kriel is back in rebuilt car and will aim for an upward trajectory on the points table. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Kriel ready for a fierce battle in Cape Town

Round 3 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup will see Stiaan Kriel competing at the Killarney International Raceway on May 10-11. The MotorMart Racing driver learned his craft around the Cape Town venue, but competing in South Africa’s closest circuit racing category will present a new challenge to Kriel. Following the accident in Round 2, Kriel’s car had to be rebuilt but he still managed to complete one shakedown session prior to the Cape Town trip. By not scoring any…