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New Sasol GTC cars set for thrills

The iconic Grand Prix Circuit will present a new challenge to the GTC drivers as they tackle the country’s fastest racetrack on June 16.

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Round 2 of Crossley & Webb Sports & GT Series at Killarney

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VENOM: Craig Jarvis in action with his Dodge Viper GTS R at Round 1 of the Sports and GT series at Killarney. Image: Supplied

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Based on the 2017 Audi RS3 sedan, the LMS race car competes in the TCR championship.Unfortunately due to regulations, its 2.5-litre five-cylinder engine has been replaced by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit. The former sounds so much better.

Cape Town - Round 2 of the Crossley & Webb Sports & GT Series takes place at Killarney Raceway in Cape Town this weekend. 

Over 25 entries featuring reigning champion Dawie Joubert’s Lotus Exige, Craig Jarvis’s impressive Dodge Viper GTS R and Johan Engelbrecht’s Porsche GT2R, several Harp Motorsport Juno Sports prototypes and a fleet of Clubsport GT’s Porsche GT3 Cup cars.  

Qualifying gets underway at 9:00am

There'll also be some very quick machinery in the National Sports Car Series featuring Fritz Kleynhans (Honda Ligier JS49), Gavin Cerff, Mark Lauth and Gerald Wright (Opel Sports 2000), Ferdi van Niekerk Jnr and Steve Venter (VW MVW3), Mike Verrier (Shelby Can Am) and James Forbes (ADR MCE).

For those whose are keen to check out the action, qualifying takes place at 9:00am on Saturday 25 March with Race 1 at 1:15pm and Race 2 at 5:10pm. 

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