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2014-09-29 12:50

WHO'S IT GONNA BE? The last round of the SA Single-Seaters will determine who will be the new champion between Nicholas Van Weeley (above) and Robert Wolk. Image: Motorpics

KILLARNEY, Cape Town - Big news in the South African Single-Seaters camp is that the championship will have a nail-biting finale at Zwartkops Raceway, west of Pretoria, in November.

Nicholas van Weely (#87) and Robert Wolk (#1) are in the fight for the title - and will enter the final round at Zwartkops on identical championship points.

Race 1 at Killarney on Saturday saw Wolk take the flag with Van Weely second. Race 2 had Van Weely winning with Wolk second. Wolk's Volkswagen had a puncture during the second race which provided Van Weely with all the opportunity he needed, snatching the race lead in the closing stages.


The pair completed the day with Wolk taking the overall victory and levelling the points between himself and Van Weely and setting the series up for a dramatic finale on the first Saturday in November

The Formula 1600 racing saw Scott Temple (#3) win Race 1 in an event that saw hard racing for the lead with both Bevan Williams (#36) and Keegan Campos (#02) fighting for their share of the track.

Of the three, Campos was the most successful, taking the flag in Race 2 with Williams taking second and Temple third. Temple still claimed overall victory for the day and he enters the final round with a 10-point advantage in the title fight.

Williams' result in the Cape sees him move into third place in the championship but only two points ahead of Graham Hepburn (#04). Hepburn is unlikely to let this situation rest so the fight for third in the Formula 1600s is likely to also be a tense affair at the final round.


For Jayde Kruger, the MSA British Formula Ford championship race weekend at Silverstone saw him qualify at the top of the time sheets on Saturday to start on pole for Round 25 of the championship, taking the flag to continue with his strong performance for the weekend.

In the Sunday racing he then continued with another strong performance, winning the third race of the weekend and finishing in third in Race 2 from sixth on the grid.

This race weekend has put Kruger back at the top of the championship, tied for the lead with Scott Harrison, and there is just one race weekend (three races) left in the season.

Kruger will race that last round of the season at Brands Hatch over October 11/12.

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