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The annual Phakisa 200, which will see over 50 cars taking to the Free State circuit, is the next race on the calendar for the autoBarn SuperHatch competitors. The 200km long race, which sees the autObarn SuperHatch and Car Care Clinic 111 Sports & Saloons drivers sharing the track, takes place on Saturday, 15 September.

Zane van Zyl leads the overall and Class B championship standings

Zane van Zyl leads the overall and Class B championship standings

Many of the drivers will be sharing their cars with other drivers and one of the more interesting combinations is that of normally fierce rivals Brett Garland and Jonathan du Toit. The pair, who have shared all but one of the Class A wins between them this season, will be hard to beat around the 4.24km circuit in Garland’s autObarn/Total Honda Civic. Andre Dannhauser (Pro Auto Rubber/Jetstik Opel Corsa), who lies second in the Class A championship standings, has teamed up with Tyler Scott to tackle the event and will be looking to repeat the good form he has shown in previous years at this event. Nic Martin will be sharing his Rex Diff & Gearbox Opel Kadett with Morne Human while Chris Davison has enlisted the help of VW Challenge regular, Stuart Mack,… Continue reading

In the absence of regular rival Jonathan du Toit, Brett Garland (autObarn/Total Honda Civic) romped to two easy wins in the fifth round of the 2018 autObarn SuperHatch championship at Dezzi Raceway on Saturday, 11 August. Class B went to Louis Scholtz (Car Care Clinic Honda Civic) while Reno van Heerden (KWC VW Polo) claimed class C.

Brett Garland won both races at Dezzi Raceway

Brett Garland won both races at Dezzi Raceway

In the opening race Andre Dannhauser (Pro Auto Rubber/Jetstik Opel Corsa) led the way until a spin dropped him to the back of the field, allowing Garland to then control things from the front. He went on to win by almost 19 seconds from Nic Martin (Rex Diff & Gearbox Opel Kadett) and Chris Davison (HIMOINSA Southern Africa Opel Superboss) with a recovering Dannhauser in fourth.

Scholtz completely dominated class B, but a penalty for being underweight at the end of the race dropped him down to third, handing the win to VW Driver Search winner Raais Asmal (VW Motorsport Polo) with Zane van Zyl (Credit Guarantee/Rim Africa VW Golf) promoted to second.

Class C went to Reno van Heerden from stablemate Almero van Eck (Nosler VW Golf) with Matt Cohen (BHIT / VW Motorsport… Continue reading

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