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Race report by Heine Herholdt
The third leg of the South African National Onroad Championship was held at DMCC Raceway in Durban, KZN over the 12th and 13th July 2014.

Although it is winter in South Africa at the moment Durban is known for its much warmer climate. With 9 Drivers just returning from the ETS Final in Slovakia everyone knew that it was going to be a very Important Event as far as points are concerned. Only a few of the returning drivers attended the event but in the end it was just as epic as if all of them were there. The track is situated next to the highway at Southway mall, originally a GAS track with long open straights and a flowing infield it has been used for electric only the last two years. Dave Wiseman and his team always make sure that the drivers have a great time when visiting their facilities.

In 21.5T Open Stock it was Neville Menezes with his XRAY T4 that dominated once again taking TQ and the Overall Win with Shane Kok and Paul van der Westhuizen in tow.

Finsl results 21.5T Open Stock

1. Neville Menezes - XRAY T4

2. Shane Kok
3. Paul van der Westhuizen
4. Hennie Warricker
5. Henk Fourie
6. Quintin Robertson
7. Christo Meintjies
8. Fanie Viljoen
9. Christopher Dolphin
10. Fanie Viljoen

The 17.5T Touring Championship was up for grabs at this event with Ashley Hurley from VBC needing a TQ and win to wrap up the Championship. Saturday he managed to take TQ and all eyes were on him in Sunday's final. Perhaps it was the pressure but he was denied the win by his team mate Willem Janse van Rensburg who came up the ranks at the event to absolutely dominate the finals. Willem took the overall win with Andre Greeff (XRAY) in 2nd and Ashley Hurley in 3rd to round up the podium.

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Final results 17.5T Touring:
1. Willem janse van Rensburg
2. Andre Greeff – XRAY T4
3. Ashley Hurley
4. Kallin Kolmel
5. Jacques myburg - XRAY T4
6. Neville Menezes - XRAY T4
7. Dillon du Plooy - XRAY T4

8. Hennie Viljoen
9. Morne de Noon
10. Gerrie Myburgh - XRAY T4

In 13.5T touring Hein Kotze was the TQ man on saturday. After a decent scrap with Shaun Schutte (XRAY) and Deon Gove (XRAY) on Sunday he managed to stay ahead of the field and got the win with Shaun in 2nd and Deon in 3rd

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Final results 13.5T Touring:
1. Hein Kotze
2. Shaun Schutte - XRAY T4
3. Deon Gove - XRAY T4

4. Willem Janse van Rensburg
5. Willie du Plooy - XRAY T4
6. Andre Greeff - XRAY T4

7. Andrew Plint
8. Dave Wiseman
9. Ashley Hurley
10. Kallin Kolmel

Touring Modified was the scrap we have all been waiting for. Jason Hillcoat (XRAY) took TQ with Shaun Scutte (XRAY) starting on the number 2 spot after Hein Kotze had a problem with his transponder. Hein managed to qualify 3rd and we all knew that this was going to be an Epic Final. Hein took the win in the First Final so it was all up to Jason to keep him at bay. Jason managed to defend the first place for all 13 laps but after running a bit wide in the bowl Hein managed to get on the inside on the last lap to take the Second Win. Needless to say the overall win went to Hein Kotze with Jason Hillcoat (XRAY) in 2nd and Shaun Schutte (XRAY) in 3rd

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Final results Touring Modified:
1. Hein Kotze
2. Jason Hillcoat - XRAY T4
3. Shaun Schutte - XRAY T4
4. Willie Du Plooy - XRAY T4

5. Andrew Plint
6. Heine Herholdt - XRAY T4
7. Dave Wiseman
8. Roberto Falconer
9. Joseph Schaurte
10. Deon Gove - XRAY T4