As the sun set over Johannesburg, the race intensity redlined, and the tyre smoke flew thicker and higher than ever before. Nothing can prepare you for the pure assault on the senses that is Gymkhana GRiD in flat out competition mode. What’s more, nowhere else in motorsport can you check out 1000+ bhp race machinery going head to head with private garage builds; and then see the resulting duels clock in split-second tie-break finishes.
Gymkhana GRiD cuts through paddock politics like no other series, and lets the talent on track do the real talking. Of course when the smoke and dust eventually settled, two sets of podium finishers emerged, having burnt rubber, kicked their rivals to the kerb, and claimed their place in the Gymkhana GRiD hall of fame.
Japanese drift legend Daigo Saito truly gave a new meaning to bossing-the-GRiD in his thundering 1000bhp Corvette. Hustling the V8 powered Monster around the dazzling array of obstacles, the 38 year old racer consistently improved on his lap times with each outing, defeating local driver Rano Barnardt, and then Monster athletes Dmitriy Illyuk, Steve Baggsy Biagioni, and finally Jason Webb on route to podium glory.