Challenging Zwartkops GTC2 weekend sees Adrian Wood celebrate podium finish

For a fifth-straight round in 2019, Adrian Wood increased his season’s podium tally at Round 5 of the GTC Championship while cementing his second place standings in the GTC2 class title fight despite mid-season technical changes that were implemented for the Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa entry. The July 26-27 race weekend saw the Kyocera-partnered driver finishing 22 points behind championship leader and teammate Brad Liebenberg, and still with a strong chance of fighting for a maiden GTC2 title by year’s…

Liebenberg leads GTC2 Championship at halfway mark heading in Zwartkops

Brad Liebenberg heads into Round 5 of the Global Touring Car Championship on top of the points table as the 2019 championship heads to Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria, marking the halfway-point in the season. So far this season, Liebenberg, in his Volkswagen South Africa-backed Golf 7 GTI, has been difficult to beat, having missed out on the champagne only once this season. Winning the first five races, Liebenberg scored a DNF at Round 3 in Cape Town, but bounced back…

Wood focussed to continue victorious form at Zwartkops

Adrian Wood is relishing the battle that lies ahead in the second half of the 2019 GTC2 season. Round 5 will see him taking on his rivals at Zwartkops Raceway on July 26-27 and he is determined to continue the momentum that saw him celebrate victory in his previous outing. The Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport Golf driver is currently trailing his teammate Brad Liebenberg by 27 points, but is confident following his success at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack. “We have shown…

Wood in winning form to keep GTC2 title hopes alive

What started as a difficult weekend for Adrian Wood at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth, finished with him taking his second GTC2 race win. The June 14-15 fourth round of the championship also saw him keeping himself in contention for the title at the midway point of the 2019 season. Friday’s practice sessions saw Wood battling with technical problems on his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf which hampered his performance. A quick Warm-up session on Saturday morning saw him confidently…

Liebenberg scores double podium in PE, extends championship lead

Having reached the half way mark in the Global Touring Cars Championship, Brad Liebenberg increased his lead in the GTC2 standings with a double podium finish at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth. An inform Liebenberg arrived at the home of Volkswagen, having won five of the last six races in his VW Motorsport South Africa Golf GTI. Despite not being the quickest in every practice session, Liebenberg went on to score his fourth consecutive pole-position of the 2019…