22.4.2019 01:40 pm
Various issues, including a lack of financing, put paid to then F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone’s dream of increasing the number of American homeland races.
After Sunday’s Chinese Grand Prix we have to wonder if we are watching a well-orchestrated fantasy series, rather than the sport of motor racing. The grid was Noah’s ark – two by two line-up – and the lead character of the series was struggling to stay in the battle but miraculously found the mystic ingredient and annihilated the opposition.
There’s also an interesting lineup of entries for A8 (hybrid and electric cars), as well as A9 which caters for high-performance sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Make sure you do not miss out on the 10th edition.
Hotrods will torch the tarmac in Pretoria at the Mahem raceway on Saturday.
This weeks shakedown will be followed by the ceremonial start in the small coastal town of Porto-Vecchio with an overnight halt before the start of the first special stage on Friday morning.
Widely diverse field will tackle the races for Car Care Clinic Superhatch vehicles.
Four from US will face invitational team in the V8 Sprint Car International Series.
Getting stuck on the side of the road is an unnecessary nuisance.