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What Chemical Logistics SATC Preview
Where Killarney International Raceway
When Saturday 16 March 2024
Community South Africa National

CLR trio Rob, Andy & Julian ready for 2024 SA Touring Cars

Chemical Logistics WCT Racing is ready for the new look 2024 South African Touring Car championship with fresh liveries and new cars for its three drivers at the Extreme Festival opener at Killarney, Cape Town on Saturday 16 March. Double champion Robert Wolk leads the team’s two BMW 128ti line-up alongside his quite literal wing man Andy Schofield. Julian van der Walt will be out in a brand new Volkswagen Golf, with details still to follow about who Julian’s Golf teammate will be.

Chemical Logistics WCT Racing steps away from its traditional blue livery for its two BMW Motorsport-look cars. For Robert Wolk in Investchem colours, and Andy Schofield in a new FlySafair car, with Wolk looking for even better results from his new livery. “We switched to the BMW late in 2023 and immediately found pace,” Robert confirmed. “Now with a little more testing and fettling under the belt, we’re confident to start the new season on the front foot in our new BMW candy colours, so bring Killarney on!”

A commercial pilot at FlySafair through the week, Andy Schofield has established himself as an Investchem Formula 1600 veteran over race weekends and now steps up to the big time in South African Touring Cars. “I’m really excited and grateful for the opportunity to race South African Touring Cars,” Andy admitted. “It’s my rookie season and a huge learning curve, but I’m ready and determined to make the best of it and eagerly counting the sleeps to Killarney.”

Chemical Logistics WCT Racing’s BMW’s are not its only focus for 2024, with GTC stalwart Julian van der Watt leading the team’s two-car Volkswagen Golf line-up and ready to prove a point at Killarney. “I’m looking forward to my first race in the Golf, especially because it’s at my home track this weekend,” Julian explains. “We’ve had a very good run here over the years, so I’m hoping for more of the same this weekend.” Details around CLR’s second Volkswagen Golf are still to be confirmed.

“We’re looking at an in-house BMW versus Volkswagen battle at Chemical Logistics WCT Racing before we even consider our real rivals for the new for 2024 South African Touring Car championship!” team manager Stuart Thompson smiled. “With a strong line-up in both the BMW and VW sides of our garage, we are hoping for another strong season, however. Judging by how close the past few seasons have been, there’s no reason for 2024 not to be another cracker. Let’s race!”

“The new-look Chemical Logistics WCT Racing is ready as always to race and win in the new-look South African Touring Car championship,” team principal Ian Schofield concluded. “We already have a great team confirmed to drive our Volkswagens and BMWs, and look forward to Rob, Andy, Julian and whoever drives the second Golf flying the flag as high as ever for 2024.”

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