Andrew Rackstraw is a talented South African racing driver, now in his second year of Global Touring Cars, where he drives the #40 LTR Golf 8 GTi

His journey through 2023 has been nothing short of remarkable, marked by his outstanding performance at the Simola Hillclimb, where he secured a class win in the Single Seater category an achievement that showcased his exceptional skills and dedication to the sport.

Andrew’s passion for motorsport has led him to explore various disciplines within the racing world. He has not only successfully tested LMP2 machinery but also made a significant impact in the South African Endurance series. Andrew’s experience includes racing an Audi R8 GT3 to a Cape 9Hour podium in 2022 and a campaign behind the wheel of a Ginnetta G57 LMP2 Car in 2023.

Andrew’s journey in motorsport began at the tender age of 12, and his consistent dedication has led to numerous accolades, including the 2021 National Investchem Formula 1600 title and great success at the 2022 Walter Hayes Trophy, an event that brings together the best Formula Ford drivers from around the world. This international recognition underscores his prowess and his potential to make an impact beyond South Africa’s borders.

As he moves forward, Andrew’s motorsport career promises even more excitement and achievements. His resilience, passion, and undeniable talent have endeared him to racing enthusiasts, and he continues to captivate audiences at each outing. Stay tuned and follow his remarkable journey as he cements his place as a rising star in the world of global motorsport.


Golf 8 GTi

2023 Global Touring Cars

Ginetta G57

SAES – Aldo Scribante Lap Record (Cars)

Formula VW

1st – 2023 Simola Hillclimb & Formula Libre

Audi R8 GT3

1st – 2022 Cape 9 Hour


Fastest Driver at Portimao Test

Ligier JS53 Evo

2021 Cape 9 Hour

Audi RS3 GTC

2022 Global Touring Cars


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UK Championship and Walter Hayes Trophy


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