The Su­paDrift steer­ing racks are all set up for the twists at Dezzi’s on Satur­day.

The Witness - Wheels - - FRONT PAGE - ALWYN VILJOEN

THE Su­paDrift Se­ries 03 re­turns to Dezzi Race­way in Mar­burg on Satur­day, pro­vid­ing drift­ing fans with the most af­ford­able spec­ta­cle on the coast to­mor­row and on Satur­day.

Tick­ets at the gate cost R80 per adult and R50 for chil­dren.

Af­ter a wet and slip­pery leg at Kil­lar­ney in Cape Town, the 2016 cham­pi­onship is still wide open and much of that will be de­cided upon dur­ing the week­end’s bat­tle on what the rac­ers all agree is the most scenic race­track in SA, if not the world.

Mikey Skel­ton, XS Pro­mo­tions mar­keter of the Su­paDrift Se­ries, said a driver who wins on Satur­day is set to stay on top of the log for the rest of the se­ries.

This means driv­ers like Zanil Satar herald­ing from Mozam­bique and Gaut­eng’s Jim McFar­lane will bring the fight to lo­cal rider Shane Gutzeit.

But Gutzeit will be com­pet­ing on the track his fa­ther built, and while he said he has a mas­sive re­spect for his com­peti­tors, he is quitely con­fi­dent.

Zein Hus­sein said all the driv­ers will push as hard as they can on the tight, tech­ni­cal track.

“No one can af­ford to rest, it’s the most com­pet­i­tive drift sea­son yet and any­thing can hap­pen; the ini­ti­a­tion zone on the ‘roller­coaster’ is blind and off cam­ber, we will have to be on point to im­press the judges and keep the com­pe­ti­tion at bay … but when you get close to other com­peti­tors; any­thing can hap­pen!” said Hus­sein.


Zein Hus­sein smoke­screens Shane Gutzeit at the Su­paDrift 02 event at at Kil­lar­ney in Cape Town.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.