Volkswagen of South Africa

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    Field of more than 20 identical Volkswagen Polos provided highlight at Volkswagen National Race Day
    Three wins from three starts for Bradley Liebenberg
    Two-way tie at the top of the points standings at the series halfway mark
    Tough fight expected between Liebenberg and defending champion Jeffrey Kruger over remainder of the season


    Port Elizabeth. Bradley Liebenberg...

    Bradley Liebenberg could not have asked for a better weekend during Round 4 of the 2019 Falken Polo Cup at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit.

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    Mixed results for hometown favourites
    Volkswagen maintains manufacturers’ points lead
    Masters maintains second in the drivers’ standings
    A victory each to Liebenberg and Wood in GTC2 category


    Port Elizabeth. It was a tough day at the races for the Volkswagen Motorsport team at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit during Round 4 of the premier Global Touring Car...

    It was a tough day at the races for the Volkswagen Motorsport team at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante circuit during Round 4 of the premier Global Touring Car (GTC) championship.

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    Volkswagen’s GTC drivers ready for Port Elizabeth battle
    Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe both chasing after top spot on the points table
    Volkswagen hoping to continue domination of the manufacturers’ standings
    Liebenberg and Wood set to fight for GTC2 honours once again

    Port Elizabeth. Volkswagen Motorsport’s Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe will have a bit of added...

    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe will have a bit of added pressure on their shoulders over the weekend of 14 and 15 June when Round 4 of the Global Touring Cars (GTC) series pays visit to the Aldo Scribante Racetrack in Port Elizabeth.

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    South Africa’s most successful racing series will return to its roots when Round 4 takes place at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Racetrack
    Motor giant to host the Volkswagen National Raceday
    Champion Jeffrey Kruger looking to extend his advantage
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Jonathan Mogotsi looking forward to Aldo Scribante where he took his maiden victory in 2017

    Port...

    The famed Aldo Scribante Racetrack on the outskirts of Port Elizabeth will play host to motorsport’s fiercest battle when Round 4 of the Falken Polo Cup is contested on the weekend of 14 and 15 June.

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    Two action-packed races had crowds on the edge of their seats
    Popular race victory for local driver Jurie Swart
    Bradley Liebenberg clinches race two
    Jeffrey Kruger extends championship points lead with overall victory on the day
    Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi gets his title chase underway with fourth position overall


    Cape Town - Killarney. The country’s most...

    The country’s most hotly-contested racing series, the Falken Polo Cup most certainly lived up to and exceeded expectations during an action-packed Round Three of the Extreme Festival at Cape Town’s famed Killarney Raceway where passionate racefans were once again treated to some spectacular battles throughout the field of 25 identical Volkswagen Polos.

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    Daniel Rowe wins race one at Killarney
    Keagan Masters claims second position in race two
    Volkswagen maintains firm grip on the manufacturers’ standings
    Bradley Liebenberg continues to dominate GTC with yet another race win

    Cape Town - Killarney. It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and...

    It was a strong weekend that could have yielded better results for the Volkswagen Motorsport outfit as both their Jettas and Golf GTi’s are the cars to beat in the country’s premier Global Touring Car series.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport enjoys a healthy points lead at the top of the Manufacturers’ points table
    GTC drivers Keagan Masters and Daniel Rowe currently occupy second and third in the Drivers’ standings
    Golf GTi continues its dominance of GTC2
    Volkswagen has sights set on more points and victories during Round 3


    Uitenhage. After two action-packed events that saw the...

    After two action-packed events that saw the country’s premier circuit racing formula pay visits to both the South Coast of KZN as well as the Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria, the Volkswagen Motorsport team is now raring to take another huge step in its quest for GTC championship glory as they head to Cape Town for Round 3 on 10 and 11 May.

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    Round 3 could prove pivotal in overall championship outcome
    Defending champion Jeffrey Kruger still the man to beat
    Bradley Liebenberg the leader of the chasing pack
    Volkswagen’s Jonathan Mogotsi eager to launch his attack from 8th on the points table
    Passionate Killarney fans to be entertained by racing spectacle


    Uitenhage. In golf, they call the third round “moving...

    In golf, they call the third round “moving day” as the one who makes a move on this day will most certainly be in the fight for overall honours.

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    Second position overall for Keagan Masters
    Sixth overall for Daniel Rowe
    Domination of GTC 2 category continues

    Zwartkops Raceway - Pretoria. It was a mixed bag as far as the overall results were concerned for Volkswagen Motorsport’s Global Touring Car outfit after Round 2 of the Extreme Festival held at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway. But even so, the team leaves Pretoria...

    It was a mixed bag as far as the overall results were concerned for Volkswagen Motorsport’s Global Touring Car outfit after Round 2 of the Extreme Festival held at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway.

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    Large crowd at Zwartkops treated with exciting racing across the field
    Near perfect weekend for champion Jeffrey Kruger
    Testing event for Volkswagen’s Mogotsi and Asmal
    Total joins the series as official fuel supplier through its Excellium brand

    Zwartkops. The Falken Polo Cup totally lived up to its reputation as the most competitive and exciting series when it...

    The Falken Polo Cup totally lived up to its reputation as the most competitive and exciting series when it delivered a superb show to the fans who attended Round 2 of the Extreme Festival at Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria.

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    Volkswagen leads Manufacturer's championship going into  Round 2 of GTC series
    With a GTC podium already in the bag, Keagan Masters is hoping to continue impressive form in debut season
    Previous race winner at Zwartkops, Daniel Rowe, sets his sights on returning to the top step of the podium
    GTC2 expected to be dominated by Volkswagen Motorsport’s Bradley Liebenberg and...

    Volkswagen Motorsport had an impressive showing at the season-opening round of the Global Touring Car series at Dezzi Raceway in Kwa Zulu-Natal.

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    Zwartkops expected to continue the exciting battles that are a hallmark of the Falken Polo Cup series
    Reigning champion Jeffrey Kruger and former title-holder Chris Shorter lead the championship after the first round
    Formidable line-up of experienced and new drivers in contention, including Volkswagen's Jonathan Mogotsi

    Uitenhage. The Falken Polo Cup is set to deliver...

    The Falken Polo Cup is set to deliver another weekend of thrilling door-to-door racing when the series descends on Zwartkops Raceway for Round 2 on 5 and 6 April 2019.

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    Large crowd at South Coast’s Dezzi Raceway treated to racing spectacle
    Both current and former champions make their intentions clear
    New Polo GTi sets new series lap record
    6th overall for Volkswagen’s Mogotsi following two action-packed races

    Port Shepstone. The Falken Polo Cup undoubtedly lived up to its reputation as the country’s most exciting racing formula when...

    The Falken Polo Cup undoubtedly lived up to its reputation as the country’s most exciting racing formula when the 2019 season kicked off with two action-packed races at the very scenic Dezzi Raceway near Port Shepstone on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal.

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    Volkswagen scoops the manufacturer‘s award at opening round of the Extreme Festival
    Second overall for Keagan Masters
    Third overall for Daniel Rowe
    Volkswagen continues to dominate GTC2 with two victories courtesy of Bradley Liebenberg

    Port Shepstone. Volkswagen Motorsport left the Dezzi Raceway on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal as the points leader on the...

    Volkswagen Motorsport left the Dezzi Raceway on the South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal as the points leader on the manufacturer scoreboard of South Africa’s premier circuit racing formula, the Global Touring Car Series.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport to field a four-car team in an effort to claim overall GTC and GTC2 honours
    Double GTC2-champion Keagan Masters to join Daniel Rowe in top GTC class
    Multiple karting champion Bradley Liebenberg joins Volkswagen in GTC2


    Uitenhage. After an encouraging 2018 season which included a number of victories in the country’s premier circuit racing series,...

    After an encouraging 2018 season which included a number of victories in the country’s premier circuit racing series, Volkswagen Motorsport is eager to take on the 2019 season and they have their sights set on winning more than just a few races.

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    Following a recent announcement of Falken Tyres being the new headline sponsor, the Volkswagen Cup is now known as the Falken Polo Cup
    Racing spectacle to be hosted at the South Coast’s Dezzi Raceway
    A number of former champions are eager to fight for the title once again
    New talent will intensify title fight even more
    Volkswagen Motorsport has high hopes for both Mogotsi...

    The Falken Polo Cup is ready to roll following the recent announcement that Falken Tyres will become the headline sponsor of South Africa’s most successful racing series for 2019.

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    Volkswagen establishes specialized Motorsport Academy to invest in the future of motorsport.
    Racing legend Michael Stephen joins Volkswagen to head up the Academy.

    Volkswagen Motorsport is starting 2019 with a bang. Besides announcing the line-up of factory drivers that will represent the motoring giant in the various racing categories as well as the good news that South...

    Volkswagen Motorsport is starting 2019 with a bang. Besides announcing the line-up of factory drivers that will represent the motoring giant in the various racing categories as well as the good news that South Arica’s longest running and most successful series will have a new title sponsor in 2019, Volkswagen is also proud to announce the establishment of the pioneering Volkswagen Motorsport Academy.

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    Most successful and competitive circuit racing series announces new title sponsor
    Some of the best racing drivers in South Africa to represent factory team on the track in both Volkswagen Cup and Global Touring Cars

    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to leave even deeper marks on the racing circuits of South Africa during what promises to be an exciting 2019 motorsport season....

    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to leave even deeper marks on the racing circuits of South Africa during what promises to be an exciting 2019 motorsport season.

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    Keagan is the master of the 2018 Sasol GTC2 Championship
    Volkswagen Motorsport had much to celebrate after the ninth and final round of the Sasol GTC Championship at Zwartkops on Saturday.
    Keagan Masters wrapped up the GTC2 Championship in the first race of the day after powering his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTi to a hard fought win, his eleventh victory this season...

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    Kruger crowned as the 2018 Engen Polo Cup Champion

    Jeffrey Kruger crowned the 2018 Engen Polo Cup champion
    Youngster takes title in 17th of the year’s 18 races
    Tasmin Pepper and Jonathan Mogotsi  take second and third places in title chase.

    This year’s Engen Polo Cup championship title was clinched in impressive manner at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday,...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport chasing championship title at GTC season finale
    The Sasol GTC Championship reaches the tail end of the season with Keagan Masters in the pound seat to claim the GTC2 championship at Zwartkops raceway on Saturday, 20th October. Both Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe would like to sign off the season with good results.. With the GTC2 Championship almost...

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    Engen Polo Cup title chase to be decided at year’s final event

    Three-way title fight to go all the way to the end
    Little to choose between the title championship chasing trio
    Some of the year's closest competition expected

    The 2018 South African Engen Polo Cup championship chase will go down to the wire at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria next Saturday 20 October...

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    Polo Cup Drama at Killarney

    2018 title chase will go all the way to the wire
    Two top title contenders share the day’s race victories
    Youngster Daniel Duminy sets the day’s quickest lap time

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup title chase became a two-driver duel at the Western Cape Killarney circuit on Saturday(September 22).
    A day of tough, hard competition  saw the two top...

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    Double Cape victory puts Keagan Masters within championship reach
    The eighth round of the Sasol GTC Championship saw Keagan Masters deliver a knock-out blow to his title rivals by taking his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTi to a double victory in the GTC2 class while teammate Adrian Wood banked two podium positions in his Kyocera Volkswagen Golf GTi.
    The bruising GTC...

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    Mother City to host Engen Polo Cup Championship again

    Title chase wide open at season's penultimate event
    Four drivers could leave circuit as championship leader
    High speed chess games expected in both races

    The 2018 Engen Polo Cup travelling show will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the second time next weekend (September 21 and 22), with the title...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport aiming to replicate Cape Town winning streak
    When the Sasol GTC Championship last visited Cape Town’s Killarney Raceway back in April, the team earned three wins from four starts, a feat they aim to replicate on 22nd September when the championship visits the coastal circuit for the second time.
    Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta GTC to...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport experiences highs and lows at Kyalami
    It was a weekend of mixed fortunes for Volkswagen Motorsport at the Festival of Motoring which hosted round seven of the Sasol GTC Championship. Daniel Rowe earned his best qualifying position of the year as well as his best race one result this season. Mathew Hodges stood on the podium for the first time this season,...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport fields strong team for Kyalami races
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into the seventh round of the Sasol GTC Championship with a strong quartet of racers in the two classes in which it competes.  Competing at the Festival of Motoring at Kyalami on the weekend of 31 August to 2nd September, the Motorsport team is acutely aware that thousands of their...

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    Engen Polo Cup Drama, suprises and spectacle at Zwartkops Raceway.

    Two first-time Engen Polo Cup winners
    Icy conditions upset status quo
    Jeffrey Kruger hangs on to championship lead

    Unexpected front runners, brilliant spectacle and two first time winners typified round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, August...

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    Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races
    Keagan Masters extended his Sasol GTC2 Championship lead with a masterful drive to a double race victory at round six of the campaign, while Adrian Wood claimed his career best result with second place in the first race.
    The Volkswagen Jetta GTC team had a bruising day at the races, with Mathew Hodges forced out of the running...

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    Engen Polo Cup returns to Zwartkops

    Engen Polo Cup contenders return to familiar battlefield
    Three-way championship fight to continue
    Zwartkops races to place emphasis on driving excellence

    The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round six of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship this Saturday (August 18).
    The circuit will hold no secrets for the championship...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport chasing fourth win at Zwartkops races
    With three wins in the Sasol GTC Championship to their name, Volkswagen Motorsport’s team of Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges head into round six with the aim of adding to their tally as the second half of the season gathers momentum.
    The GTC2 Championship sees the current champion Keagan Masters at the top of the...

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    Daniel Rowe delivers home victory for Volkswagen Motorsport
    Daniel Rowe scored an emphatic victory in the second Sasol GTC race at Aldo Scribante in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, become the winningest driver in the series so far this season. The Volkswagen Motorsport squad, racing in their own back yard, also celebrated Mathew Hodges’ best finish of the season, while Keagan...

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    SCINTILATING ENGEN POLO CUP RACING AT WET ALDO SCRIBANTE CIRCUIT

    Both races held in wet conditions
    Rain master Jeffrey Kruger retains his overall championship lead
    Multiple shunt sees second race finish behind Safety Car

    Repeated rain showers changed the complexion of the Engen Polo Cup races at the Aldo Scribante circuit near Port Elizabeth last Saturday (July 14),...

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    ENGEN POLO CUP TITLE CHASE MOVES TO PORT ELIZABETH

    Three-way championship fight to resume
    Revamped circuit to aid blistering lap times
    Minimal tyre wear to enable close racing

    The Engen Polo Cup championship brigade will visit the Aldo Scribante Raceway near Port Elizabeth next weekend (July 13 and 14), when the venue will host round five of their 2018 national title...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport has high hopes for home races
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads into its home race at Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway with high hopes of delivering strong results for their legions of supporters.  With the Volkswagen manufacturing plant down the road in Uitenhage, the Motorsport team is more determined than ever to give their fans something to cheer on...

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    Keagan Masters extends championship lead in a bruising day for Volkswagen Motorsport
    In a day of contrasts for Volkswagen Motorsport, Keagan Masters put in two superb drives in his Volkswagen Advanced Driving Golf GTI to extend his lead in the Sasol GTC2 Championship while Daniel Rowe and Mathew Hodges had a tough day in the office behind the wheel of their Jetta GTCs.
    The...

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    RIVETING ENGEN POLO CUP SPECTACLE IN EAST LONDON

    Jonathan Mogotsi takes pole position and two race victories
    Top title contender Tasmin Pepper drops out of second race
    Jeffrey Kruger retains narrow championship lead

    The new Engen Polo Cup title chase visited the ultra-fast East London Grand Prix circuit for the first time, to entertain a huge crowd as part of the 2018...

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    ENGEN POLO CUP WAR MOVES TO COUNTRY'S FASTEST BATTLEFIELD

    Championship battle balanced on a knife edge
    Turbocharged Polos to reach their real top velocity for the first time
    Slip-streaming art to come into play

    The new Engen Polo Cup championship category will visit South Africa's fastest racing venue this weekend (June 15 and 16), with the East London Grand Prix...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport aims to up the ante for East London challenge
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to the historic East London Grand Prix Circuit for round four of the Sasol GTC Championship on 16th June brimful of confidence after Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Jetta GTC to back-to-back wins at the last two rounds while Keagan Masters has bagged four victories in his...

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    NEW ENGEN POLO CUP PACE-SETTER EMERGES AT ZWARTKOPS RACEWAY

    Tasmin Pepper takes both race victories
    She sets a new Zwartkops Engen Polo Cup lap record
    Jeffrey Kruger retains championship lead

    Drama, a new winner, a new lap record and spectacular racing typified rounds five and six of this year’s Engen Polo Cup Championship at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport delivers another top-drawer performance
    Volkswagen Motorsport delivered another exceptional performance at round three of the Sasol GTC Championship held at Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria.
    Daniel Rowe raced his Volkswagen Motorsport Jetta GTC to a convincing lights-to-flag win from pole position in the second GTC race while Keagan Masters excelled yet...

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    VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT AIMS FOR MORE OF THE SAME AT ZWARTKOPS RACES
    Coming off the back of its most successful day at the races in Cape Town last month, Volkswagen Motorsport heads to round three of the Sasol GTC and GTC2 Championship aiming to replicate their form for their legions of fans in Pretoria next Saturday, 13th May.
    Buoyed by his maiden victory at the coast, Daniel...

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    ENGEN POLO CUP CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO TESTING GROUNDS

    Drivers to race at a known circuit
    Jeffrey Kruger to come under severe attack
    Ultra-close competition throughout weekend

    This year's Engen Polo Cup championship contenders will return to familiar territory next Saturday (May 12), when the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will host round three of their 2018...

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    AWESOME ENGEN POLO CUP ACTION AT KILLARNEY

    Jeffrey Kruger solidifies his championship lead
    New Killarney Engen Polo Cup lap record
    New challengers emerge at the front end

    The all-new Engen Polo Cup racing show performed at the Western Cape Killarney circuit for the first time on Saturday (April 21) with the turbocharged two-litre vehicles adapting well to zero...

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    Daniel Rowe reigns at Cape Town GTC races
    Volkswagen Motorsport enjoyed its most successful Sasol GTC Championship race weekend since the inception of the series; Daniel Rowe powered his Volkswagen Jetta GTC to his maiden victory in a closely contested second race while the defending GTC2 champion Keagan Masters stormed unopposed to a pair of victories in his Volkswagen...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport goes back to the front for Cape Town GTC
    Volkswagen Motorsport heads to Killarney International Raceway in Cape Town for the second round of the Sasol GTC and GTC2 Championship on Saturday, 21st April, confident that the learnings from Kyalami and the hours of subsequent preparation will ensure that both the Jetta GTC’s and the Golf GTI GTC2’s are race...

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    2018 ENGEN POLO CUP TITLE CHASE TO VISIT CAPE TOWN

    All-new Engen Polo Cup cars to tackle their second outing
    Title leader Jeffrey Kruger the man to beat
    A new Engen Polo Cup Killarney lap record expected

    After a brilliant start to the season at Kyalami last month, the 2018 Engen Polo Cup championship contenders will perform at the Western Cape Killarney circuit next...

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    BRILLIANT START FOR ALL-NEW ENGEN POLO CUP FORMULA

    New lap record
    Brilliant reliability
    Jeffrey Kruger takes early championship lead

    The all-new 2018 Engen Polo Cup season started on a high note at Kyalami on Saturday, with the turbocharged two-litre Polo race cars delivering exceptional reliability, close racing, a new lap record and great...

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    Valuable points for Volkswagen Jetta squad at Kyalami season opener

    Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe take home top six points
    Keagan Masters wins again in GTC2 Golf GTi
    Golf GTi privateers take double podium

    Kyalami, Midrand – The new-look Volkswagen Motorsport Team had a weekend of mixed results with Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe getting their Sasol GTC Championship...

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    ALL-NEW ENGEN POLO CUP CHAMPIONSHIP PROMISES GREAT EXCITEMENT

    22 Brand New Polo GTI’s will line up for the start of the 2018 Engen Polo Cup Season
    Kyalami start for Engen Polo Cup Championship
    Championship up for grabs as 2017 Champion moves on

    The Engen Volkswagen Polo Cup series - one of South Africa's longest surviving national circuit racing disciplines, will take...

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    Volkswagen Motorsport bullish ahead of new Sasol GTC season
    The new engine rules introduced for the 2018 Sasol GTC Championship season have injected a new lease of life into the Volkswagen Motorsport squad ahead of the opening round at Kyalami on 24th March.  Pre-season testing has left Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe confident that the 2018 season will see Volkswagen in winning...

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    VOLKSWAGEN MOTORSPORT PASS WITH FLYING COLOURS – SASOL GTC SERIES.

    Pretoria’s Zwartkops International Raceway plays host to final GTC battle of 2017
    Torrential rain causes most challenging conditions of the entire season
    Volkswagen’s Mathew Hodges and Daniel Rowe successfully complete first full season of SA’s premier circuit racing formula
    GTC 2 champion Keagan Masters...

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    VOLKSWAGEN AIMING TO END TOUGH SEASON ON A HIGH – SASOL GTC SERIES.

    Final round of the 2017 Sasol GTC Series to be contested at Zwartkops
    Volkswagen Motorsport on form following overall victory at the previous round
    Keagan Masters already crowned GTC2 champion

    The Volkswagen Motorsport squad will want to repeat their winning performance from earlier this month when...

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    Top Two Finalists to Battle it out at Aldo Scribante Racetrack

    2017 Volkswagen Driver Search hopefuls, Talha Moosajee and Raais Asmal to battle it out for top spot this coming weekend
    The winner will earn themselves a spot in the 2018 Volkswagen Motorsport Driver Team

    Top two finalists Thalha Moosajee and Raais Asmal are close to realising their dream of becoming a...