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…

Luca Coccioni secured another fifth place in Race 3 - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Impressive Super 300 debut for Monroe Racing’s Luca Coccioni

A host of successful test session along with his impressive form during various guest rides for the Monroe Racing team saw Luca Coccioni piloting the Yamaha R3 at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit on Saturday, April 28, during Round 3 of the 2018 Super-GP Champions Trophy. The seat became available following the first round of the championship. Although Coccioni was announced as rider prior to Round 2, the team opted out of the Cape Town round of…

Table Mountain and enthusiastic Cape Town crowd made for a good backdrop to Stiaan Kriel’s victory in the first MotorMart VW Challenge race - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Kriel treats Killarney crowd to victory in exciting MotorMart VW Challenge

A good crowd at the Killarney International Raceway were treated to a victory by Stiaan Kriel in the opening race of the MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21. The Pozidrive / Kalex Volkswagen Polo driver was on par to make it a full house of points during the second race, but a mechanical problem intervened. As former Cape Town resident and competitor, Kriel was always one of the firm favourites heading into the weekend. His good pace during Friday’s…

Lyle Ramsay on a charge through the field during the second MotorMart VW Challenge race at the Killarney International Raceway - Picture by Jason Hanslo

Legendary comeback for Ramsay at Killarney

Had Monroe Racing’s Lyle Ramsay packed up for an early flight home halfway through the third round of the 2018 MotorMart VW Challenge on Saturday, April 21, many would not have thought any less of him. Down on the pace of the front runners and with mechanical problems, his weekend only went from bad to worse during a Race 1 accident. The day’s second race saw him deliver a performance which will forever remain part of miraculous comeback folklore at…