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2016-02-12 11:14

NEW ERA: 15-year-old Giordano Lupini will fly the Monroe Racing flag in the 2015 Bold Marine WP GTi Challenge. Image: Monroe Racing SA

Cape Town - 15-year-old Giordano Lupini is will fly the Monroe Racing South Africa flag for the first time in Class C of the 2016 Bold Marine GTi Challenge at Killarney race track on February 20.

Monroe Racing South Africa team manager Vic Rich said: "We’re pleased to support young Cape driver Giordano Lupini for 2016. Monroe’s Motorsport programme is geared towards developing young talent and providing a springboard to see them become seasoned competitors and we are confident that Giordano will excel in his VW Golf in the Regional Championship."

Karts to cars

Young Lupini stepped into the deep end when he moved from Junior Max karting to a steady Bold Marine GTI Challenge debut in 2015.

Giordano said: "I have to thank Monroe Racing South Africa for its faith in me and I am honoured to have been chosen to represent such a significant brand in racing. I’ve spent a lot of time practicing and getting to grips with racing on the main circuit since my first race.

"I hope to make a good step forward on Saturday and to learn and develop a little more every race this season.”

The Bold Marine GTi Challenge can be expected to deliver brilliant racing as usual at Killarney with full fields in all classes racing among a spectacular Wingfield Motors Powerseries programme on February 20. 

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