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 French marque's motorsport director hit out at engineers' 'tyre management.'

"They didn't do a very good (job)," he claimed.

"But we are also responsible because we made the choice together."

Title leader Fernando Alonso and teammate Giancarlo Fisichella, though - according to the Gallic 67-year-old - also were to blame.

Dupasquier said: "Better management ... in the first part of the race would have ... helped them."

Renault's Pat Symonds, meanwhile, conceded responsibility, saying the team was simply 'caught out' on the distinctive street circuit.

"It must be something in the way our car is using its tyres," the Englishman admitted.

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