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MAR­ITZBURG’S own spin­ner men­tor Kurt Volmink re­cently com­peted for the Western Cape team in the Bat­tle of the Prov­inces (BOTP) and re­turned de­ter­mined to gather a team of KZN spin­ners to take on the rest of South Africa.

The BOTP spin­ning for­mat sees two cars com­pete to get clos­est to tyre ob­sta­cles set out in a nar­row arena. The crowd favourite is a high-speed 180-de­gree flick to re­verse park into a nar­row bay called “The Kitchen” be­fore spin­ning out again. Volmink met with top spin­ners in Pi­eter­mar­itzburg on Monday and they will next meet in an elim­i­na­tion round in the city on June 16 to se­lect a team to com­pete Dundee on July 1 an pro­vin­cial event hosted by Dundee’s king of spin, Preshu Singh.

• Driv­ers who want to be part of the KZN Spin­ners can con­tact Kurt Volmink at 082 563 9916.

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