Sasol BMW GTC -Gennaro Boanfede - Picture by David Ledbiter

Bonafede and Stephen share the wins in thrilling Sasol GTC Zwartkops races

Pretoria, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede and Michael Stephen took the line honours at the fourth round of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday. Bonafede extended his championship lead while Stephen has taken over second place in the standings as the series nears the season mid-point. The two  races produced high performance competition, with the front-runners racing the 2.4km long circuit 2.5 seconds faster than when the Sasol GTC Championship started in August last year. Qualifying again…

Gennaro Bonafede - Picture by David Ledbitter

Bonafede extends championship lead after Zwartkops races

Pretoria, South Africa – Gennaro Bonafede extended his lead of the Sasol GTC Championship after powering his Sasol GTC racing car to a first and third place positions in the two races held at Zwartkops Raceway on Friday. Bonafede bagged 11 bonus points for qualifying in pole position and setting both race fastest laps, a handy boost as the season nears the halfway mark. Robert Wolk, in the second Sasol GTC Racing Team entry, slotted his BMW GTC into third…

Devin Roberson-Payen - Picture by David Ledbitter

Devin’s Big Pay(en)Day at Zwartkops

Devin Robertson had a big payday at Zwartkops where he won both rounds of the Engen Volkswagen Cup and took the bonus points for the fastest race lap as well.  His championship lead at the halfway point of the season extends to 26 points over fellow Signature Motorsport team-mate Clinton Bezuidenhout, while Matt Shorter had a solid day and Benjamin Habig is lying in 10th on the leaderboard, giving Signature Motorsport a strong representation in the championship standings. Devin was…

A flame from Johan Fourie’s EPS Courier Service BMW GTC at the recent third round of the championship in East London. He’ll be hoping to turn the heat up even more at Zwartkops Raceway. - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie to turn the heat up at Zwartkops

The Sasol GTC Championship will return to Gauteng for Round 4 of their 2017 championship. This will be their first competitive visit to Zwartkops Raceway for the season and Johan Fourie is looking forward to a successful round in his EPS Courier Services BMW GTC on Friday, June 16. With his car being prepared by Fast Development who is situated on the circuit premises, Zwartkops Raceway has become something of a second-home venue for Cape Town’s Fourie. The team has…

Quinton Needham is looking forward to getting his championship back on track at Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Megatron Auto Sport Team ready to fight back at Zwartkops challenge

Following a more-than-fair share of bad luck during their East London round of the VW Challenge championship, the Megatron Auto Sport Team is looking forward to getting their season back on track during Round 4 at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, June 17. The event will form part of a bumper-edition Extreme Festival taking place over the long weekend. The majority of the team’s problems in East London were related to their Volkswagen Polo’s clutch failure and the subsequent failure of…