What is SuperHatch?
The Car Care Clinic SuperHatch series, backed by Zwartkops Raceway, is designed for people looking for a cost-effective way of getting out on track and enjoying racing in the company of a group of like-minded
The Spirit of SuperHatch.
- Competitive racing
- Affordable racing
- Spectator appeal
- Competitor enjoyment
The Theory behind SuperHatch
SuperHatch is based on the power to weight theory. We run four power to weight classes. This means that it does not cost a fortune, nor does it limit you, to bring your car to spec. The more power you have the more weight you run. That’s the simple SuperHatch formula. Only cars that run on road suspension are eligible to race. A bolt in roll-cage and 4pt-harness is required.
All cars are run on a designated dyno to determine the class according to its power to weight ratio. Cars must run standard shocks or Armstrong/Gabriel replacements. Springs are free but there is
Louis Scholtz has finished on the Class B podium at every autObarn SuperHatch race since the third round back in March and continued that run of form at Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 10 November to wrap up the 2018 championship. The Car Care Clinic Honda Civic driver...read more
Zwartkops Raceway will play host to the final round of the 2018 autObarn SuperHatch championship on Saturday, 10 November. While the class titles have largely been decided, there is still some competition for the overall championship. Louis Scholtz (Car Care Clinic...read more
With all their cars sporting pink streamers in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the leaders of all three classes in the 2018 autObarn SuperHatch championship extended their advantage at the top of their respective logs when the penultimate round of the series...read more
After the annual Phakisa 200, where some traditional rivalries were put aside for the duration of the endurance race, normal service will resume when the autoBarn SuperHatch competitors return to their home circuit of Zwartkops Raceway on Saturday, 13 October for the...read more
Consistent lap times, combined with misfortune for a couple of his rivals, saw Louis Scholtz (Car Care Clinic Honda Civic) finish as the leading autObarn SuperHatch competitor in a slightly curtailed Phakisa 200 at the Free State circuit on Saturday, 15 September...read more
Round 2 – St Patricks Day Festival – Zwartkops Raceway This past weekend’s St Patricks Day Festival at Zwartkops, saw the Little Polo smiling (in the rain) in qualifying… but sadly it dried up and the playing fields were not as level thereafter …. (for us anyway) ;-)...
Spurr Racing set out to the Meyerton circuit – Midvaal this past weekend for round one of the SuperHatch championship.. We now fit (almost) into the correct class, with our class B/C car J, at least we are not forced into Class A anymore due to the turbo motor (this...
The annual trek to the Free State for the annual Phakisa 200km race took place last Thursday as we hit the road to the cold, flat piece of the country where we race in this longer, but super fun race. Friday morning I set out for the first practice session, and the...
Home 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...
[su_row] [su_column size="1/1"] This past weekend was round 4 of the SuperHatch championship at my home track Zwartkops. After a load of work and a complete new engine, we were ready to make it all count. Friday afternoon however, the Little Black Number again decided...