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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That's the claim of retired team racer and Frenchman Olivier Panis, who is still a test driver.

The 38-year-old, who left Michael Schumacher to be the oldest driver in grands prix, tried the fledgling TF105 model at Valencia this week, but did not impress the timing sheet.

He said of the Cologne-built car, though: "Mechanically it's better."

"We'll have to see what the (Melbourne spec) aero kit is like," Olivier told Autosport, "but (the car is) more stable - the rear is definitely better than last year." -GMM

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