Victory celebrations for Johan Fourie following a very important win - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie back on the top step of the Sasol GTC podium

A better ending to a race weekend for Johan Fourie could not have been scripted in Hollywood. After starting Saturday, June 16 with a fourth place in the day’s first Sasol GTC race, the EPS Racing BMW driver followed this up with a dominant win during the afternoon’s second race at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit. Friday’s practice sessions went well for Fourie in his VM Innovations prepared car with strong pace throughout the day. Another positive…

Johan Fourie race day was hindered by gearshift related issues with him only securing sixth place in the opening race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Gearshift problems results in dismal weekend for Fourie

It was another frustration filled day for Johan Fourie at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, May 12. Round 3 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship saw him try his utmost best, but mechanical issues with the EPS Racing BMW had the final say on the weekend. Friday morning started with Fourie competing a fair amount of laps during the first practice session. Some mechanical difficulties loomed during the second session, but the team felt confident that they would be able to…

Johan Fourie is confident about the performance of his EPS Racing BMW around Zwartkops Raceway - Picture by Heinrich Sauer

Big Sasol GTC weekend ahead for Fourie at Zwartkops

Following a very short break after his visit to the Killarney International Raceway, Johan Fourie has his sights set on a strong performance during Round 3 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship. The next stop on the calendar is Zwartkops Raceway just outside Centurion on Saturday, May 12. As multiple South African champion Fourie is by no means happy with his current seventh position on the championship table. From four starts he has recorded two finishes with 42 points behind…

Johan Fourie during the first Sasol GTC race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Frustration for Fourie at Killarney

What was destined to be a happy Sasol GTC weekend at home for Johan Fourie, quickly turned into 36 hours of heartbreak at the Killarney International Raceway outside Cape Town. The EPS Racing BMW driver had to settle for a sixth place finish during the first race on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The second race saw him retiring early during the race. Following a complete rebuild of the car, the multiple South African champion took it around the circuit for…

Following a host of repairs the EPS Racing BMW GTC is ready for Johan Fourie - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie ready for action at hometown Sasol GTC

After a Sasol GTC Championship opening round of sorts, Johan Fourie is looking forward to finding himself at the front of the pack at his home circuit for Round 2. The Killarney International Raceway outside Cape Town will play host to South Africa’s premier circuit category on Saturday, April 21, 2018. With the attention of his home fans focussed on him, he’ll be looking forward to taking home a set of strong results from the day’s two championship races. Following…