Spurr RacingSpurr Racing… back on the podium

This past weekend saw us return to our home circuit after a lot of time and effort being spent on the lovely little Silver Polo…

New wheels, new turbo, new steering wheel…. a little testing in between (including a race in 111 at Phakisa in April) and it all seems to be paying off (THANKS TO MY Awesome team, sponsors and NATURALLY to Wouter)

Mel SpurrWe set out Friday and went quicker than we have ever been and the car felt good, a few minor tweaks, same time 2nd session, and a few more and ooops… a little slower in the 3rd and last session of the day… we did however manage to top the class B time sheets most of Friday (haven’t seen that in some time) …. and so the team set the car up ready for Saturday mornings qualifying session…

Saturday morning and thankfully, with the usual reverse grid of the top 5 from the previous event, this meant that I had pole regardless of what I did in the session…

Race 1:

Pole position in class B and 11th on the grid behind the class A grid, lights on and off… Continue reading

Jonathan du Toit leads Brett Garland

Jonathan du Toit leads Brett Garland

Jonathan du Toit (Trans Africa Racing Honda Civic) kept his winning streak at Zwartkops Raceway going when he took both autObarn SuperHatch wins in the third round of the 2018 championship on Saturday, 12 May. Louis Scholtz (Car Care Clinic Honda Civic) took the class B win in the second race after losing out to Zane van Zyl (Credit Guarantee VW Golf) in the opening heat. Tony Hyams (Building Code Consultants Ford Fiesta) and Reno van Heerden (KWC VW Polo) shared the class C victories.

In a stark contrast to the last time the autObarn SuperHatch brigade was at Zwartkops, the morning qualifying took place on a dry track although the result was similar with du Toit claiming the point on offer for the fastest class A time. He was followed by Brett Garland (autObarn / Total / Sabat Honda Civic) with Werner Pieterse (Scarlet Sun IDG VW Golf) third quickest. Class B championship leader van Zyl was half a second quicker than Donavan le Roux (Mechanical Masters Honda Civic). Sandro Godinho (Bidvest Panalpina Logistics VW Golf) ended the session third quickest. Almero van Eck (Nosler VW Polo) set the benchmark time in class… Continue reading