Garland wins the sprint but Scholtz takes the 200

Brett Garland (autObarn/Incco/Sabat Honda Civic) took the Class A sprint race win at the second round of the 2019 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch championship on Saturday, 8 June but Louis Scholtz (Car Care Clinic Honda Civic) claimed the SuperHatch honours in the annual...

Phakisa 200 next for Car Care Clinic SuperHatch

After the scheduled second round of the 2019 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch championship was abandoned due to problems with the Midvaal track surface, the drivers now make their way to Phakisa Freeway, just outside Welkom, for the annual Phakisa 200 on Saturday, 8 June....

Midvaal race day abandoned

What should have been the second round of the 2019 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch championship came to a premature end when the newly-repaired surface of the Midvaal Raceway started breaking up during Friday morning's practice sessions. The newly-repaired Midvaal surface...

Car Care Clinic SuperHatch drivers make their way to Midvaal

Over 30 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch drivers will make their way to Midvaal Raceway in Meyerton on Saturday, 13 April for the second round of their 2019 championship. After the opening round, Nic Martin (Rex Diff & Gearbox Peugeot 207) leads the way in the overall...

Round 1 TV broadcast premiere on Saturday, 30 March

TV coverage of the opening round of the 2019 season, which took place at Zwartkops Raceway on 8 March, will premiere on Ignition TV (Chanel 189) on Saturday, 30 March. The program will be repeated a number of times in the following week. Saturday, 30 March 2019 –...

Du Toit and Garland thrill Zwartkops crowd

Jonathan du Toit and Brett Garland thrilled the large Zwartkops crowd as they battled it out at the front of both races in the opening round of the 2019 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch championship

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Midvaal race day abandoned

Midvaal race day abandoned

What should have been the second round of the 2019 Car Care Clinic SuperHatch championship came to a premature end when the newly-repaired surface of the Midvaal Raceway started breaking up during Friday morning's practice sessions. The newly-repaired Midvaal surface...

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Driver Reports

Spurr Racing – 2019 Round 2

Spurr Racing – 2019 Round 2

A race day cancelled is like a death in the family This weekend saw us set out to the Midvaal circuit in Meyerton for round 2 of the SuperHatch circuit. We had been to the circuit on Wednesday to get some seat time and we were very happy with the pace and left...

Spurr Racing – Round 1 of the 2019 season

Spurr Racing – Round 1 of the 2019 season

Round 1 of the 2019 championship took place in Pretoria at Zwartkops this past weekend, with the newly wrapped Polo, now sporting a clean new white look with a host of colour and a very welcome list of new names on her…thanks to AKA Signage, for the stunning new look....

AM Racing – 2 June Race Report

AM Racing – 2 June Race Report

Round 4 – Midvaal Raceway Round 4 of the Autobarn Superhatch championship and we’re at Midvaal raceway this time round, with the winter chill about it was going to be an interesting weekend of racing. Practice day First practise of the day was on a slightly wet track...

Spurr Racing… Winter Races in Meyerton

Spurr Racing… Winter Races in Meyerton

This past weekend we set out to the very cold and Icey town of Meyerton to the Midvaal circuit, Friday once the mist settled and we could see past the end of the Silver Dream Machines bonnet, we set out in the first session of the day, on a still quite damp circuit,...

Spurr Racing – Round 3 of 2018

Spurr 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...