With a total of 37 cars on the grid and many issues to be resolved, the final two rounds of this year’s South African Production Car Championship should provide fireworks at AA Kyalami next Saturday (November 22).
Port Elizabeth’s Aldo Scribante Raceway provided the setting for a national production car campaign peppered with dramatic crashes that left most of the Class A favourites watching the race as spectators.
CARtoday.com’s Hailey Philander went for a spin around Killarney with Production Car race ace Craig Nicholson in a Class A Nissan 350Z… Her introduction to the world of motor racing was “nothing less than absolutely exhilarating!”
Nissan Motorsport makes its first appearance of the year at Cape Town’s Killarney motor racing circuit with its new three-car team of Sasol Nissan 350Z production racing cars at Killarney circuit on Friday and Saturday (March 10 and 11).
A wet and overcast Phakisa raceway did little to cool the stifling race action on Saturday as the Superbike racing stepped up a notch on the penultimate round of this year’s Vodacom Power Tour and favourites Shaun Whyte and Sheridan Morias had crowds on the edge of their seats.
Shaun van der Linde and Martin Steyn are locked in a tense battle for the Class T Production Car championship, and following heated skirmishes between the opposing Mini Cooper S teams at Kyalami last month, Phakisa is sure to be a battlefield on Saturday.
Melville Priest’s Audi A4 3,2 quattro upstaged Production Car Championship frontrunners BMW, Nissan and Alfa Romeo to claim double victories on the tight Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday.
Zwartkops plays host to Rounds 13 and 14 of the local production car championship this weekend, and races at the “smallest” racing circuit on the calendar have been split to accommodate the angry swarm of cars.
The Nissan 350Z piloted by Gary Formato and Anthony Taylor’s BMW 330i were the victors in the latest rounds of the local production car championship, held at East London over the weekend.
The BMW 330i trio of Anthony Taylor, Hennie Groenewald and Etienne van der Linde will have a power advantage over other Production Car Class A cars in East London, but the good handling of the A4 3,2 V6 quattros could be decisive in Rounds 11 and 12.