Adrian Wood heading up the GTC2 pack on his way to a maiden victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood concludes Sasol GTC2 rookie season with maiden victory

A trying and testing debut season for Adrian Wood in the Sasol GTC2 championship finished on a high with him taking his maiden victory. The series finale hosted at Zwartkops Raceway on October 19-20 also saw him secure fifth place in the championship. Friday morning started with mechanical problems for Wood during the first practice session. Further diagnoses of the Kyocera Volkswagen Golf resulted in a call to replace the engine. Although the Volkswagen Motorsport team swiftly carried out this…

Adrian Wood’s next goal will be a GTC2 victory. Picture: Reynard Gelderblom

Wood aims for win in Sasol GTC finale

Ending his debut Sasol GTC2 season on a high; that will be the primary goal for Adrian Wood during the 2018 season finale at Zwartkops Raceway on the weekend of 19-20 October. With a host of consecutive podium finishes of late, the next aim for the Kyocera Volkswagen Motorsport South Africa driver will be victory. “We’ve learned quite a lot in our debut season” explains Wood. “The level of competition in GTC2 is very good and we caught on rather…

Johan Fourie and Gennaro Bonafede resuming their battle in Race 2 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie stars in Sasol GTC thriller at Killarney

Despite not finishing on the podium during Round 8 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship, EPS Racing’s Johan Fourie delivered two thrilling performances in front of his home crowd at the Killarney International Raceway on Saturday, September 22. A fuel pump wiring issue during Friday’s practice day limited his track time in Free Practice 2, but thanks to speedy work from the VM Innovations team, this was resolved in time for Fourie to end the afternoon confident with the pace…

Mohamed Dangor holding off Chris Dale to take a career-best second place finish during the first race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team brings home results after fiercely contested race day at Dezzi

Dezzi Raceway proved to be a good hunting ground for the MotorMart Racing Team on Saturday, August 11. The team competed in all three classes of the MotorMart VW Challenge. Although incidents played their part during the two fiercely contested races, the team showed good form around the tight and twisty circuit with Team Owner Mohamed Dangor also celebrating his first podium finish.   A Hard-knock life in Class A Friday morning’s initial wet practice session saw Quinton Needham struggling…

Mohamed Dangor has shown good form in the Class B mid-pack and is aiming to be a regular front runner during the remainder of the season - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

MotorMart Racing Team anticipating strong start to the second half of the season at Dezzi Raceway

It has been quite a long winter break in the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge season. The MotorMart Racing Team utilised the break to prepare for the second half of their debut season and they’re confident that they’ll be a force to be reckoned with at Round 5 of the championship which will see them in action at Dezzi Raceway on Saturday, July 11. Although the championship already had its away round for the season at the Killarney International Raceway outside…