What began last February in Bathurst ends today in South Africa. International motorsports returns to South Africa with the Kyalami 9 Hours, the final round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge bringing back a 61-year-old event with a modern twist at the 4.522-kilometre race track.
Starting from pole position is the #31 Frikadelli Racing Porsche 991.2 GT3R. In Friday’s rainy qualifying sessions, it was Nick Tandy who took the Porsche by the horns and scored pole with a lap of 1:52.825, besting the #29 Audi Sport Team Land Audi R8 LMS GT3 driven by Christopher Haase by a mere 0.045 seconds. The joint Frikadelli-Manthey-ran Porsche bounced back from an earlier accident in qualifying that saw the car take slight damage. Tandy shares the car with Mathieu Jaminet and title contender Dennis Olsen.
The race starts Saturday at 13:00 local time (12:00 CET).
BATHURST 12 HOUR: PRE-EVENT NOTEBOOK | THURSDAY GALLERY | FRIDAY REPORT | INTERVIEW KELVIN VAN DER LINDE | FRIDAY GALLERY | INTERVIEW CHRISTIAN KROGNES | QUALIFYING REPORT | INTERVIEW POLE SITTER JAKE DENNIS | LIVE BLOG | INTERVIEW WINNER MATT CAMPBELL | INTERVIEW JAKE DENNIS | GALLERY
SPA 24 HOURS: PRE-QUALIFYING REPORT | INTERVIEW YELMER BUURMAN | QUALIFYING REPORT | INTERVIEW POLE SITTER MARO ENGEL | SATURDAY GALLERY | RACE UPDATE 1 | RACE UPDATE 2 | RACE UPDATE 3 | RACE UPDATE 4 | INTERVIEW WINNER KÉVIN ESTRE | INTERVIEW YELMER BUURMAN | GALLERY
RACE (13:00 LOCAL TIME / 12:00 CET)