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Motorsport

National Circuit

2017 Sasol GTC Africa Series Overview:

Sasol GTC Africa Jetta driver Mathew Hodges continued into 2017 with team mate Daniel Rowe.  The team faced many challenges through the season, ending in 5th and 6th places overall.  

2017 Sasol GTC Production Class Overview:

Sasol GTC2 driver Keagan Masters took the overall Championship, making it two consecutive Championships for VW Motorsport.  Team mate Mandla Mdakane finished in 6th overall.

Engen Volkswagen Cup:

Kuda Vazhure entered the season with newcomer Jonathan Mogotsi, who won the 2016 VW Driver Search.  Mogotsi won his first race in Port Elizabeth at the Aldo Scribante Race Track, the highlight of the season and his career.  Together they had a consistent finish to the season, with Mogotsi taking Rookie of the Year and 10th place overall, and Vazhure in 14th overall.

2018 VW Team: Driver Line up Announcement

Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges will continue in the GTC class in their Volkswagen Jetta’s, with newly appointed Nathan’s Motorsport Team, to manage and prepare the team for the season, together with Keagan Masters in the GTC2 Class in the Golf GTI. 

The ever popular Polo Cup Series has been running for 21 years, and in celebration of our milestone we have twenty four newly built cars, ready to compete in the championship in the all New Polo.  Jonothan Mogotsi (2016 VW Driver search winner) will team up with newly crowned 2017 VW Driver search winner, Raais Asmal, to compete in this exciting series for 2018. 

To follow our progress, please visit our social media platforms.

 

 

Round
Date
Race Circuit (City)
Engen Polo Cup 
GTC Africa
1
24 March
Kyalami
(Johannesburg)
Both
2
21 April
Killarney
(Cape Town)
Both
3
12 May
Zwartkops
(Pretoria)
Both
4
16 June
East London Grand Prix
(EL)
Both
5
14 July
Scribante
(Port Elizabeth)
Both
6
18 August
Zwartkops
(Pretoria)
Both
7
1 September
Kyalami
(Johannesburg) - SAMEX
GTC only
8
22 September
Killarney
(Cape Town)
Both
9
20 October
Kyalami
(Johannesburg)
Both
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Engen Polo Cup

The series is entering its 22nd year in 2018 – a milestone in our Motorsport history. It is still the biggest single entry for any National race meeting, and the fact that all the cars are identical, it sees close competition, clean racing and always very exciting to watch.

The formula offers various subsidized parts and sponsorships support to the competitors, which includes fuel and lubricants from Engen.

It is also the most cost-effective racing category in the country, and we welcome all competitors interested in National level racing, who are between the ages of 15 and 27 years, to join this exciting formula. A Volkswagen Masters Cup has been formulated for competitors who are over the age of 27 years.

With prize money up for grabs this year this year, it is surely going to be a very exciting series for the competitors, with one clear goal in mind.....to win!

In order to race in this exciting series, a competitor must be a member of the Engen Volkswagen Cup Association, and hold a National Racing Licence.

To find out more, email Desiree Jacoby (Sponsorships & Events Marketing - Volkswagen Motorsport) on merke01@vwsa.co.za, or call on +27 (0) 41 996 6443 for further information and contact details.

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GTC Africa

As we enter into the third season of the Sasol GTC Africa racing series, all teams are preparing for yet another exciting and action packed series. We are confident that with our strong driver lineup for 2018, we will push the limits and aim for great results”. Like our Facebook page for event information and results.

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