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.


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The Munich marque vehemently opposed the FIA's imposition of a smaller engine for 2006, but last week - with Honda - pulled out of a three-way (also involving Mercedes-Benz) threat of arbitration.

Theissen, the motor sport director, said in an interview that the change in engine concept has caused 'high pressure' and a cost increase at BMW.

He revealed: "The development programme had to be condensed, (but) we will successfully solve this task."

Mario, meanwhile, supports the new-for-2005 rule mandating one engine to last for two grands prix. The German said the 'peak' regarding the cost of being a F1 engine maker 'is in the past.' -GMM

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