Top field for race day at Scribante

Bobby Cheetham

THE roar of mighty V8s will be heard at the Scribante Race Circuit today and tomorrow. Joining the V8 masters will be sports and GT cars, Porsche GT3s, historic cars, motorcycles, and EP regional saloons, as well as marque, street and fine cars, all taking part in the two-day event.

It starts this morning at 8.30am with practice and qualifying for tomorrow's actionpacked day of racing.

Two big attractions will be the V8 masters and the sport and GT championship cars from out of town. Racing tomorrow begins with the warm-up for sports and GT cars at 8am followed by the Porsche GT3s at 8.15am.

Qualifying for the V8 masters starts at 8.30, followed by bikes at 9am, EP regional saloons at 9.15, and marque and fine cars at 9.30am.

The first 12-lap race, for sports and GT cars, starts at 10am, followed by the bikes at 10.25am. EP regional racing aces get their chance to thrill the crowds in an eight-lap race which starts at 10.45am.

After that, it is the turn of the marque and fine cars at 11.10am, followed by the Porsche brigade at 11.30, historics at 11.55am, and the big bangers, the V8 masters, at 12.15am.

The afternoon's racing starts at 1.10pm with the sports and GT cars, then the bikes at 1.35pm, the EP regional saloons at 2pm, marque and fine cars at 2.25pm, the Porsche GT3s at 2.45pm, and then the historics at 3.05pm, followed by the V8 masters at 3.30pm. The EP regional saloons will have a seven-lap race at 3.55pm.

Then it is time for the major event of the day, a 90-minute endurance race which is scheduled to start at 4.15pm.

It will finish at 5.45pm, bringing to an end a jam packed-day of racing.

Tickets are R50 per car.