The race-winning Engen Xtreme Team will be in East London on Saturday, December 3, to wrap up their 2016 national motorsport season. The team has recorded more race wins, fastest laps and podium finishes than any other and will be aiming to add more at the season finale.

12-michael-stephen-sasol-gtc-africa-2From the outset, the Engen Xtreme Team has set the pace in the Sasol GTC Africa national championship and will arrive in East London with Michael Stephen and his Engen Xtreme Audi A3 the championship leader – and looking for his first championship title in this new series.

For Simon Moss the goal will be to end the year on the overall podium with his Engen Xtreme Audi A3, putting both of the Engen Xtreme Team competitors on the final podium for the season.

A few technical gremlins have haunted Moss at stages this season, but he hasn’t allowed that to hold him back, progressing up to third place overall before the penultimate round at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday.

12-michael-stephen-gtc-africaThe East London circuit layout favours high-speed driving and this will prove a test for the GTC field as they negotiate the bumpy surface while keeping their cars moving at maximum pace.

Stephen and Moss are confident they will deliver the action for all three of the races scheduled to take place in East London on Saturday. The combination of high-speed racing and the tight corners means lots of late braking and finesse in the handling department to ensure momentum.

12-michael-stephenWith years of karting, single-seater and Audi quattro racing experience between them, the Engen Xtreme Team racers have the right combination of skills – and preparation – to bring it all together on the final race day.

The GTC championship has taken the Engen Xtreme team from Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria, to Killarney Raceway in Cape Town, Aldo Scribante Raceway in Port Elizabeth and up to Kyalami in Johannesburg. The final round of competition sees them back at the coast, this time entertaining crowds at one of South Africa’s most historic circuits.

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