Spurr RacingHome circuit and finally our debut in the SuperHatch spec car that we will now be running for the 2017 season…

After a few rounds with borrowed cars that are not quite the right thing for SuperHatch, this past weekend saw us take to the tarmac in the Silver bullet VW Polo… lots of development still to do and unfortunately having to run in class A due to the car having a turbo, BUT being on track and off pace, it always better than being a spectator….

Friday saw us get in one short session and the car fits like a glove, which is always a great start, being totally comfortable in the seat makes the world of difference.

Race day saw a short early morning warm up session and a qualifying, and then 2 heats of 8 laps each combined with the 111 Sports & Saloon class E cars, so a nice big field of 32 cars and as always super close and fun, fun, fun.

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The 4th round of the SuperHatch championship was hosted at the cold and wet Phakisa Raceway. The field was combined with the 111 Sports and Saloon category, which led to a field of 37 cars lining up on the grid.

Qualifying

Qualifying started on a wet track, and the competitors had their work cut out to try and find decent lap times. During the session a dry line started developing, and the times started tumbling. Brett Garland in the autObarn Honda Civic topped the time sheet with an impressive 2:00.800, with Tyler Scott qualifying second in the Lopec/Jestik Opel Kadett 200TS, followed by Chris Davison in his Opel Superboss.

In Class B Louis Scholtz made the most of the testing conditions in his Car Care Clinic Honda Civic, with a time of 2:03.149, followed by Nic Martin in his RDG Opel Kadett, and Andre Dannhauser in his Pro Auto Rubber Opel Corsa taking third.

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