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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.

Suzuki’s new Swift hatch and sedan in SA

Suzuki kicks off its new model assault with an all new Swift hatchback and standalone sedan called the Dzire.

BAR CASE 'CLOSED' - FIA

2005-05-27 08:17

After the team cast doubt on the independence of the Court of Appeal, the FIA said it would investigate whether BAR had brought the sport into disrepute.

Further penalty might have triggered a suspended six month ban, also handed down by the Court after BAR were found with an illegal car at Imola.

So, on May 11, BAR-Honda retracted all menace and vowed not to challenge the Barcelona and Monte Carlo sanction.

"BAR Honda are no longer under investigation," read a May 25 FIA statement, "and the FIA wish them every success in the remaining 13 rounds of the ... Championship."

BAR driver Jenson Button, meanwhile, reported pleasure at the way the Brackley based team handled the grand prix ban.

"We are all now incredibly upbeat," said the Englishman, "and determined."

- GMM

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