Algoa Motorsport Club Regional Racing Round 4 set WOW spectators

MAY 20, 2017
Algoa Motorsport Club Regional Racing Round 4 set WOW spectators

On Saturday, June 3, spectators are in for a nail-biting experience as the fourth round of the Algoa Motorsport Club Regional Championships takes place at Aldo Scribante Racetrack.

Motorsport enthusiasts can look forward to the following racing categories namely Motorcycles, Historic and Regional Saloons, Sports and GT/Open tops, and Street Car Class.

Looking back at the Third Regional Round in the 600cc Motorcycle category, national riders from out of town, Kevin Redman and Zanté Otto joined the field but unfortunately the young local superstar Dominic Doyle was unable to compete as his bike was still getting repaired but be sure to keep an eye out for him in this round.

In the 1000cc category Kevin Redman again took part, this time on a borrowed motorcycle and leathers and was given some on-track “training” by local racing legend Arushen Moodley.

Historic Saloon racing makes for some very eye catching candy with some door-to-door battles throughout the field, expect to see the cars you grew up seeing your parents drive when watching this category.

Last time out Class D saw the beautiful recreation cars of Rob Halgreen (MR RAcing Team) and Mark Schulpfort vying for victory in all three heats, meanwhile in Class C team orders were thrown out in favour of flat out racing with Shaun Rudolph and Darryn Vice, both of MR Racing team, each achieving personal best times and Shaun taking class honours.

A welcome return by AMSC stalwart Johan Barnard in the Opel Kadett saw him fighting hard against East London’s Wayne Botha in Class B.
Overall victory and class A honours were taken by Brent Watts, who decimated the field in his stunning 1973 Porsche RSR.

Regional Saloons category saw visitors from Cape Town, Nieyaas Modack in his AWD Audi S4 and Swanepool in his Chev Cruze which are both ex national production racing cars who went up against the Scribante Racing team in their Audi S4 piloted by Celso Scribante.

Other familiar names suh as Ian Riddle in a Toyota Supra powered BMW, Robin Spence in his Subaru Forester, Bryn High in his Rotary Astra, Kevin Kelly in a Mitsubishi Evo and Greg Oosthuizen in the Mass Hire Polo were in the mix all day jostling for positions in Class B.

Class C had limited entries and Marais Eliis (Famous now for daughter Emma Eliis), took an overall win in his BMW and Jeff Guscott in his Lexus powered Porsche finished in 2nd place.

Class D saw a new revitalised Phillip Weise in his freshly revamped BMW E36 take the win ahead of Gordon Nolan in his Golf MK1. Weise broke out of Class D and will now be chasing more BMW's in Class C in the next race meeting.

Class E was a real bun fight with a mix of VW's, Heinrich Hagen in his MK1 20v Golf took an overall win from an ever improving Vernon Young in his MKii Golf, Daniel Bright ended the day in third.

The Algoa Motorsport Club has gone to great lengths to spike the interest of many Motorsport participants and enthusiasts alike with an increase in both competitor and spectator attendance in 2016 and this year they aim to continue the momentum. As such the Fourth Regional round looks set to be a cracker and the Club invites all car and bike enthusiast to come and enjoy the day with them.

Gates will be open from 7am until 6pm and entry fee is R50 per vehicle (including spectators on bikes).

Spectators can also enjoy a bite to eat from the food vendors that will be there.

For more information like their Facebook and Instagram pages: @AldoScribanteRacetrack or visit the Web Site at www.amsc.co.za