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…

Despite power issues related to an accident Johan Fourie started his Sasol GTC season with a third place in the opening race - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Podium and high speed accident for Fourie in Sasol GTC thriller

Saturday, March 24 saw Johan Fourie’s 2018 Sasol GTC season starting off with a mixed bag of results at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Midrand. Following a podium finish in the first race of the day, the multiple South African champion became a passenger in one of the fastest accidents witnessed in South African motorsport. Friday’s practice day arrived with its own set problems for the EPS Racing team. Throughout the three planned practice sessions Fourie could only managed…