Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series - 2018

BMW series heads to Kyalami for final showdown of 2018 championship

The popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series has once again delivered a stunning year of racing and hard-fought battles throughout the field. Even though the various class championships can basically be considered as decided the overall championship still remains open. Once again, like the previous year we will need to wait until the chequered flag drops in the final race to know who will be crowned overall champion. This final showdown will take place on the 1st of December at…

Sunday’s second race saw Hayden Jonas finish the on the podium following a good battle with Byron Bester - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Jonas calls curtain with magnificent podium

It was a weekend of highs, lows and emotional goodbyes for Hayden Jonas during Round 4 of the 2018 Super-GP Champions Trophy at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit. The Super600 podium finish that he secured on the Samurai Racing Yamaha R6 during Sunday’s second race will stand as one of his most enjoyable experiences in the national championship. Friday, May 25 saw the team participating in a frantic practice schedule as Jonas explains: “With only two classes competing on the…

Despite power issues related to an accident Johan Fourie started his Sasol GTC season with a third place in the opening race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Podium and high speed accident for Fourie in Sasol GTC thriller

Saturday, March 24 saw Johan Fourie’s 2018 Sasol GTC season starting off with a mixed bag of results at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand. Following a podium finish in the first race of the day, the multiple South African champion became a passenger in one of the fastest accidents witnessed in South African motorsport. Friday’s practice day arrived with its own set problems for the EPS Racing team. Throughout the three planned practice sessions Fourie could only managed…

Gennaro Bonafede - Picture by David Ledbitter

Spectacular season opener for Sasol GTC Racing Team at Kyalami

Midrand, South Africa – In an exciting and eventful start to the third season, Gennaro Bonafede got his 2018 Sasol GTC Championship off to an impressive start at Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit when he banked pole position, took a commanding victory in the first race and claimed second place in the second race. In addition, he set the fastest lap in both races. Bonafede’s lead over Michael Stephen (Audi GTC) was 5.9 seconds which is a substantial margin given…

Sasol BMW GTC - Gennaro Bonafede - Picture by David Ledbitter

Sasol GTC entertains large Kyalami crowd

Midrand, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede and Simon Moss shared race honours at the opening round of the Sasol GTC Championship held at the iconic Kyalami International Grand Prix Circuit. The racing was close throughout the field with numerous racing incidents keeping the spectators on the edge of their seats. Bonafede (Sasol BMW GTC) took the opening race victory from a dominant pole-position, followed home by the defending champion, Michael Stephen (Engen Audi GTC) with Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers GTC)…