Hot racing on a cold day
Round 4 of the SuperHatch championship saw us return to our home circuit in the chilly season, but the sun shone on SuperHatch and the racing was hot as always.
The cold air was expected to produce fast times and it did. Qualifying in Class A saw Mark Silverwood put his OKI MINI Cooper S on pole with a blistering time of 1:15:4 ahead of Seef Fourie (Rustic Stone Ford Laser) and Mark du Toit (TAR Honda Civic). Class B was all about the ASAP Peugeot of Hilton van Nieuwenhuizen with a 1:16:7 from current overall champion Nic Martin (Rex Diff & Gearbox Opel Kadett) and Chris Davison (Opel Superboss). Class C saw the return of Jeff Langeveldt (Fury Ford Fiesta) on a 1:18:1 ahead of Vernon Stoltz (AFW Engineering Opel Kadett) and Brian Kenny (Ford Laser). Class N also saw the return of young gun Jacques Joubert (Leatt Ford Fiesta) with a 1:17:7 ahead of Basil van der Westhuizen (JQ Civils Ford Fiesta).
As usual, the top 5 finishers per class from the previous race at Phakisa were inverted. Class A saw the front pack get away and the two… Continue reading