A level-headed drive from Johan Fourie saw him finish the firth race in third place - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Double podium for Fourie at wet Port Elizabeth Sasol GTC

Saturday, July 14 saw Johan Fourie adding two more podium finishes to his 2018 Sasol GTC tally at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack. Despite tricky weather conditions the EPS Racing BMW driver delivered to solid performances to finish as one of the stars of the day. The first two of Friday’s practice sessions were conducted in rainy conditions providing the VM Innovations team adequate time to ensure a strong setup. The circuit did dry out during the course of the afternoon…

Victory is Round 4 of the Sasol GTC championship saw big smiles on the faces of the EPS Racing Team and created a positive atmosphere which they would like to maintain - Picture by Reynard Gelderblom

Fourie ready to continue good form at Port Elizabeth Sasol GTC

Following Johan Fourie’s recent victory during Round 4 of the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship at the Border Motorsport East London Grand Prix Circuit, the EPS Racing Team is getting ready for another coastal race weekend. Round 5 of the championship will see them in action at the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, July 14 and will provide the team with another two scoring opportunities to climb up the championship table. “We’re pretty much back where we want…

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…