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…

Franco Scribante’s Porsche 977 Turbo will head up Saturday’s G&H Transport Extreme Supercar racesat the Fre State Phakisa Raceway - Picture by Paul Bedford

Extreme Festival Motorsport Spectacle in the Free State

The Extreme Festival motorsport show will perform at the Free State Phakisa Raceway this Saturday (July 22), with six categories, on four and two wheels, on the menu. Heading up the show will be two races for G&H Transport Extreme Supercars, which have attracted a superb collection of very fast, exotic machinery. The man to beat should be Franco Scribante in his formidable 450 kW Porsche 977 Turbo, which should thrive at the Phakisa Raceway’s high altitude.  Challenging him will…