autObarn SuperHatch Race Report - 12 August 2017

autObarn SuperHatch Race Report – 12 August 2017 – SASOL Race Day @ Zwartkops Raceway

The 6th round of the autObarn SuperHatch Championship was held at a sunny Zwartkops Raceway as part of the Sasol Race Day. With the championship battle heating up, all the usual suspects were in attendance and ready to give it all. We also saw two new competitors entering the field – Nathan Lizemore made his debut in a VW Golf, and John Lange brought his beautiful Fiesta ST that he bought only the week before as a road-legal car. Qualifying…

SuperHatch Annual Phakisa 200km - 22 July 2017

autObarn SuperHatch Annual Phakisa 200km – 22 July 2017

The fifth round of the 2017 SuperHatch Championship saw the competitors making the journey to the daunting Phakisa Racetrack outside Welkom. With many drivers opting to go with a co-driver for the event, it was shaping up to be an interesting event where a fine balance needs to be found between pace and strategy. What also became a big point to consider was tyre wear, as the abrasive surface caused many a tyre to die an agonising death in Friday’s…