Volkswagen of South Africa

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    SA’s Global Touring Car series finally got underway with three action-packed races at Red Star Raceway near Delmas
    Volkswagen’s new Golf 8 GTI claimed two victories and bagged the overall win for the day
    A race win each for Daniel Rowe and Keagan Masters
    Rowe declared overall winner for the day
    SupaCup continues to impress


    Delmas. After months of designing, planning,...

    After months of designing, planning, building and developing their state-of-art Golf 8 GTI racecar, the Volkswagen Motorsport team reaped the rewards when South Africa’s Global Touring Series (GTC) finally got underway at the Red Star Raceway near Delmas.

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    Oettinger Polo Cup lives up to reputation as SA’s most competitive racing series
    Series continues to develop talent and future champions
    Two race wins for Natalian Clinton Bezuidenhout
    Overall victory for Matt Shorter
    Capetonian Dario Busi increases championship points lead


    Delmas. Following two rounds of the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup at Pretoria’s Zwartkops...

    Following two rounds of the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway, the series that is renowned for dishing up close racing moved to a new venue for the first time in 2020, albeit in front of empty stands at the Red Star Raceway as a result of the strict Covid-19 regulations.

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    Long wait finally over as Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI is  scheduled to make its GTC debut
    Mpumalanga’s Red Star Raceway near Delmas will play host to Round 1 of the 2020 Global Touring Car Series
    Volkswagen expects tough competition from rest of the field that also consists of a number of new cars
    Keagan Masters eager to defend his Driver’s title
    Volkswagen ready to...

    This is the moment that South African motorsport fans have been waiting for; not only will South Africa’s premier circuit racing series, the Global Touring Cars (GTC) finally get underway, but Volkswagen’s brand new Golf 8 GTI take on the competition around the Red Star Raceway near Delmas.

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    Round 3 of  South Africa’s most competitive racing series scheduled for 25 and 26 September
    The Red Star Raceway near Delmas in Mpumalanga will host three Oettinger Polo Cup Races
    Racing fraternity will still adhere to Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Capetonian and championship points leader Dario Busi will be the man to watch
    Busi will however face stiff opposition...

    It has taken nine months but the hotly contested Oettinger Polo Cup series will finally reach the third round of action following Round 1 at Zwartkops way back in March and the first post Covid-19 race early in August, also at Zwartkops.

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    SA’s most successful series resumed after five month break
    Zwartkops Raceway played host to safe and responsible event as racing fraternity adheres to strict Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Race wins each for Justin Oates and Dario Busi
    Busi maintains championship lead
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Jonathan Mogotsi claims a podium in first ever SupaCup race


    Zwartkops -...

    outh Africa’s motorsport fraternity, including everyone involved in the Oettinger Polo Cup safely returned to action for Round 2 of the National Extreme Festival at the Zwartkops Raceway to the west of Pretoria.

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    The 2020 racing season set to resume on 7 August
    Racing fraternity to adhere to strict Covid-19 regulations and protocols
    Zwartkops Raceway to play host to Round 2 of the Oettinger Polo Cup following a 5-month break
    Exciting new SupaCup series to kick off as the second category of the GTC series


    Uitenhage. It’s been five months since South African motorsport fans have...

    It’s been five months since South African motorsport fans have been treated to the type of action that only the Oettinger Polo Cup can provide, and now, the field of more than 20 of South Africa’s most talented drivers are preparing themselves to return to the track once again.

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    Volkswagen’s new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car, the new Golf 8 GTI, was unveiled at a virtual event
    The Golf 8 GTI will be officially launched in South Africa in 2021


    Johannesburg – Today, Volkswagen Motorsport unveiled its new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car through a virtual event which was streamed live on social media.
    Volkswagen Motorsport’s new GTC...

    Today, Volkswagen Motorsport unveiled its new Global Touring Cars (GTC) racing car through a virtual event which was streamed live on social media.

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    Volkswagen Motorsport is at the forefront of investing in the future of motorsport in South Africa



    Johannesburg – With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a...

    With a proud 40-year history that has seen the People’s Car investing in racing drivers such as Sarel van der Merwe, Tschops Siphuka, the late Gugu Zulu and recently the likes of Keagan Masters and Jonathan Mogotsi; Volkswagen Motorsport has announced a partnership with Squadra Corse to make motorsport more accessible in South Africa.

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    Oettinger Polo Cup lives up to reputation while providing usual spectacle
    A maiden pole position followed by victory in race one for Capetonian Dario Busi
    Oates twin Darren took the second win of his career in race two
    Several talented youngsters progressed to the next phase of their careers
    Busi leaves Zwartkops with championship lead   


    Pretoria. The 2.4km of...

    The 2.4km of tarmac at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway hosted the first battle of the 2020 Polo Cup, now sponsored by famous tuning brand Oettinger.

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    Series to host a number of champions from various racing formulas
    Field of more than 20 drivers to include a combination of experience and youthful talent
    Oettinger Polo Cup to once again provide ideal platform to unearth more raw talent and develop future champions


    Uitenhage. For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has...

    For more than 23 years, the Volkswagen Polo Cup, now known as the Oettinger Polo Cup, has produced not only some of the country’s greatest racing moments, but also some of the country’s best racing drivers and the 2020 championship promises to do the same.

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    Series will be known as the Oettinger Polo Cup
    Other series partners to still include the likes of Falken, Ferodo and Total
    Eight-event series scheduled to kick off at Pretoria’s Zwartkops Raceway on 14 March 2020


    Uitenhage. South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on...

    South Africa’s most successful racing series will commence for the 24th consecutive season when no less than 25 Volkswagen Polo GTI’s line up on the starting grid of the Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 14 March 2020.

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