Chris Shorter Champion MINI JCW 2 - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team targeting championship podium

With just two rounds and four races remaining in the Sasol GTC2 Championship, the Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works team has set their sights on ending their maiden season on the championship podium given that Chris Shorter (Champion MINI) is only 42 points behind his second placed rival. Brad Liebenberg (Ferodo MINI) has a higher mountain to climb to close down his 93 point deficit but with 222 points available over the remaining races the team’s goal is entirely…

Champion MINI JCW - Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Chris Shorter powers MINI John Cooper Works to Killarney GTC2 podium

Chris Shorter powered his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to a hard-fought podium finish in the second race of the Sasol GTC2 Championship held at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town this weekend, adding to his fifth place finish in race one.  Brad Liebenberg brought his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works home in fourth and fifth place after a troubled qualifying session. It was a tough outing for the Signature Motorsport MINI team characterised by close competition as has become the…

Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature MINI team aiming for double Killarney victory

The Signature Motorsport-run Champion and Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works team heads to Cape Town for round seven of the Sasol GTC2 Championship with everything still to play for in the challenge for the runner-up title position. Although Chris is currently fourth and Brad fifth, there is only a 63 point difference between fifth and second place. Six races remain with fifty points awarded for a win. Chris and Brad are focussed on the two races at Killarney, aiming to…

Brad Liebenberg - Picture by David Ledbitter

Ferodo and Champion MINIs thrill Zwartkops fans with exhilarating racing

Brad Liebenberg and Chris Shorter won the hearts of the Zwartkops fans as they raced their Ferodo and Champion MINI John Cooper Works hard in the sixth round of the Sasol GTC Championship on Saturday, changing positions for the lead by the lap as they fought tooth and nail against their Volkswagen rivals. Qualifying has become a very close-fought session and it was no different at the Pretoria circuit with just 0.313 seconds between Brad and pole position, while Chris…

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…