Garassino quickest in final practice for SA simGT season opener at Donington

SA simGT Series

Lance Garassino, in the #33 Ichor Racing Audi R8 LMS, was the fastest man of the final practice session for the 2016 SA simGT Series season opening round at Donington.


Team JVC’s Johnathan van Merwe was quickest in GT-AM.

Garassino, on his 18th attempt, clocked a 1:28.16 to put him only 0.22 sec of nearest rival GhostworX Racing’s Basheer Jadwat in the #83 Audi. Third quickest was AGBS’ Gert James in the #102 Nissan GTR GT3, trailing Garassino by 0.41 sec.

In GT-AM, it was Team JVC’s Johnathan van der Merwe who impressed with the #23 BMW Z4 GT3 to put him quickest ahead of Valerius Racing’s Chris Chetty and RC Fanatix’s Shiraz Dada.

Round 1 of the championship takes place this evening, 01 February 2016. The races will be available to watch from this Sunday on Sim Race SA’s Youtube channel, subscribe now.

About Jason Holden-Jones (603 Articles)
Jason founded Sim Race South Africa - - in November 2012, and continues to manage it as a passion project together with Ryan Hill, Alan Paterson, Sas van der Westhuizen, Nick Hodgson and Daniel Haynes. Contact Jason by email:

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