Kyalami and Killarney approved

INTERNATIONAL SUPER TOURING IN SOUTH AFRICA Both Kyalami and Killarney circuits have been given the green light by Rear Admiral Nott-Craig to stage international Super Touring events later in the year. The circuit inspections of both...

INTERNATIONAL SUPER TOURING IN SOUTH AFRICA

Both Kyalami and Killarney circuits have been given the green light by Rear Admiral Nott-Craig to stage international Super Touring events later in the year.

The circuit inspections of both tracks passed with minimal alternations required for Kyalami with more work needed at the ape Town circuit most notably resurfacing work to eliminate bumps and the removal of two trees along the fast main straight section. The work will be complete in time for the race scheduled for December 7.

Kyalami will introduce a significant change to the track layout by redesigning the AA Kink into a 90 degree left hand second gear corner followed imediately by a 90 degree right hand corner. The existing Kink is taken nearly flat out - around 170 mph in a F1 car - but has presented some problems with cars arriving two or more abreast.

According to a spokesman for AA Racing the new set of corners will force the field to slow dramatically, providing an additional overtaking area as well as enhancing the overall safety of the track.

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