Charl Arangies won both of the day’s G&H Transport Extreme Supercar race victories in his Stradale Aston Martin Vantage, setting a new overall Kyalami track record in the process - Picture by David Ledbitter

High speed Extreme Festival spectacle at Kyalami

The 2017 Extreme Festival visited Kyalami on Saturday, with a widely varied race programme providing a large crowd with excellent spectacle, plus a new overall circuit lap record. The top-billed Sasol Global Touring Car races provided close excitement. The opening race went to Johan Fourie (EPS Couriers BMW), narrowly ahead of Mathew Hodges (VW Motorsport Jetta), Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi), Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) and Smon Moss (Engen Xtreme Audi). Race two produced a rash of retirements, leaving Stephen…

Toby Venter could set the day’s quickest lap time in his factory entered Porsche 911GT2R - Picture by RacePics.co.za

Massive motorsport feast at Kyalami

The Kyalami Grand Prix circuit will host the penultimate round of this year’s Extreme Festival next Saturday (November 4), with 14 separate racing disciplines set to produce a massive motorsport extravaganza. The official top billing on the day’s programme will belong to the Sasol Global Touring Car contingent, with the category’s two national title chases still very much up for grabs. Michael Stephen (Engen Xtreme Audi A3) and Gennaro Bonafede (Sasol BMW) will lock horns for the overall title lead,…

Chris Shorter Champion MINI JCW 2 - Picture by David Ledbitter

Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works Team targeting championship podium

With just two rounds and four races remaining in the Sasol GTC2 Championship, the Signature Motorsport MINI John Cooper Works team has set their sights on ending their maiden season on the championship podium given that Chris Shorter (Champion MINI) is only 42 points behind his second placed rival. Brad Liebenberg (Ferodo MINI) has a higher mountain to climb to close down his 93 point deficit but with 222 points available over the remaining races the team’s goal is entirely…

Engen Audi GTC - Michael Stephen - Picture by David Ledbitter

Who will be the Sasol GTC King of Kyalami?

Sandton, South Africa – The Sasol GTC Championship enters the penultimate round of an exciting 2017 season with the championship title now between just two drivers who have dominated the season so far. The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit hosts the eighth round on November 4, with the latest instalment of the premier touring car series set to deliver another thrilling tussle between the country’s top racing drivers. Michael Stephen, the reigning Sasol GTC Champion, leads the standings by 43 points…

Champion MINI JCW - Chris Shorter - Picture by David Ledbitter

Chris Shorter powers MINI John Cooper Works to Killarney GTC2 podium

Chris Shorter powered his Champion MINI John Cooper Works to a hard-fought podium finish in the second race of the Sasol GTC2 Championship held at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town this weekend, adding to his fifth place finish in race one.  Brad Liebenberg brought his Ferodo MINI John Cooper Works home in fourth and fifth place after a troubled qualifying session. It was a tough outing for the Signature Motorsport MINI team characterised by close competition as has become the…