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The past weekend saw Baggsy return to South Africa for the 2018 instalment of Monster Energy’s, Gymkhana GRiD. Back for a second year at Carnival City, Johannesburg. Gymkhana GRiD blends drifting, drag racing, and physical driving skill with mental agility. It truly is one of the most action packed events on the calendar.

Kicking off with the Gymkhana GRiD Press Conference, the worlds motorsport media had the chance to catch up with all the drivers ahead of the event. After the interview session, it was back to the track for ride alongs where the media were able to experience Gymkhana GRiD first hand.

Next up was the main event. Qualifying would see Baggsy sitting in the 3rd spot behind fellow Monster Energy drivers Daigo Saito (2nd) and Luke Woodham (1st). Gymkhana GRiD is all about times, and dialling the car in for more grip to get round the many obstacles faster is key. Read More »

– Gymkhana GRiD World Finals to be held in South Africa on 1st December 2018
– Celebrating Gymkhana GRiD’s seventh year of competition
– Totally unique competition format as GRiD returns to Carnival City, Johannesburg, for the second time, after the inaugural event in 2017
– 50 international drivers go head to head in two classes, set to burn rubber on a custom designed track layout

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It’s been 12 months since the last instalment of Gymkhana Grid took over the streets of Marathon, Greece. And this year would have to be something special to top the 2016 madness. Taking over Carnival City in Johannesburg, South Africa, the line up of AWD and RWD superstars truly made an impact.

The four day mayhem fuelled event kicked off with the Press and VIP day. With media from all over the globe in attendance, the day was all about the drivers introducing themselves and Gymkhana to the worlds press. And to top it off, an afternoon of passenger rides on the Gymkhana Grid course itself. Read More »

baggsy-gymkhana16aThis weekend see’s the annual installment of Monster Energy’s Gymkhana Grid bring the smoke to the quiet town of Marathon in Greece. Baggsy joins a full line up of fellow Monster Energy athletes including Ken Block, Petter Solberg, Liam Doran, Shane Lynch, Andreas Bakkerud, Buttsy Butler, Luke Woodham and more.   Read More »