Jadwat becomes 2018.1 SA simGT Series Drivers’ Champion after frantic race start duel with Langeveldt at Road America

The 2018.1 SA simGT Series Drivers' Championship hangs in the balance, Jadwat under pressure from Langevedlt at Road America.

GhostworX Racing’s Basheer Jadwat has won Sim Race South Africa’s flagship championship; the SA simGT Series, for the third time. A highly competitive, 57 entry strong, season took Jadwat two victories and two runner-up finishes to seal the 2018.1 drivers’ title.

The SimTech Simulation Equipment X3 button box.

Jadwat’s closest championship contender, Christopher Langeveldt, tried his utmost to re-pass Jadwat for the lead during the opening three laps of Round 4 of the championship at Road America, resulting in what can only be described as quality wheel to wheel sim racing action (The battle can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/p4T7oNMoY44?t=23m19s ).

As Drivers’ Champion of the 2018.1 SA simGT Series season, Jadwat has won a Simtech X3 Button Box sponsored by SimTech Simulation Equipment.

With just 24 points (100 points remaining) separating GhostworX Racing (Basheer Jadwat, and Markus Steyn) and RedLine Racing (Christopher Langeveldt, and Pieter Geldenhuys), the Teams’ Championship is not yet decided and will go down to the fifth and final round, virtually at the Nordschleife circuit, on 11 June 2018.

2018.1 SA simGT Series Round 4  : Road America 07 May 2018 

Division 1

2018.1 SA simGT Series Round 4  : Road America 09 May 2018 

Division 2

 

Re-live the live stream of Round 3:

Division 1:

Division 2:

Drivers’ Championship Standings after Round 4:

*Considering the rule that the worst round of the championship is dropped for each driver, Jadwat has won the Drivers’ Championship with one round remaining.

Teams’ Championship Standings after Round 4:

About Jason Holden-Jones (437 Articles)
Jason, fueled by his passion for Sim Racing, Motorsport and Entrepreneurship, is working to, not only establish Sim Racing as a major eSport in South Africa, but also to establish sim racing as a grass-roots gateway to 'real world' Motorsport. Jason is the founder and owner of Sim Race South Africa - www.simracesa.co.za. Contact Jason by email: jason@simracesa.co.za

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