What Eastern Province Sports & GT
Where Aldo Scribante, Gqeberha EP
When Saturday 16 September 2023
Community EP Regional
Visser on the pace with a golden start
Charl Michael Visser enjoyed a splendid, winning day of racing at the Aldo Scribante race track’s Spring Meeting in Gqeberha over the weekend. Not only did he share his Stu Davidson Racing SupaCup to the endurance race victory, but Visser also won the Sportscar race on his GT3 debut aboard a Clubsport Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
“My first taste of GT3 racing was unbelievable!” Charl admitted. “I drove a Clubsport Porsche Carrera 911 GT3 Cup car in the Aldo Scribante Sports and GT races on Saturday and it was an incredible experience. I was also delighted to be right on the pace from the outset, put it on pole position and won both races.”
Visser was however most satisfied with his speed versus international drivers driving an identical car at recent Aldo Scribante National GT races. “We were the quickest car in the race by some margin, so never had too much to measure ourselves against this weekend. But I am very happy with my pace against same cars in other races at Aldo this year.
“So all in all, it was a really positive day to win two of the big races on the day and take an awesome step up into the world of GT3 racing. I must thank my parents for making this step possible, and to Divan, Morne, Clinton, Johan and the Clubsport team for setting up and preparing a perfect car throughout the weekend.
“I would also like to thank everyone who has contributed to my circuit racing career so far, especially Ian Rayner and the team at Universal Racing, my data coach Devin Robertson, and my faithful race engineer Zefrey. And most of all my parents!”
Multiple South African National karting champion Visser now concentrates on the big one as he looks to wrap up his first National circuit racing crown in his Universal Racing Team Red Volkswagen. Charl comfortably leads the CompCare Polo Cup championship heading into the season finale at Zwartkops’ Extreme Festival, Saturday 14 October.
Issued on behalf of Visser Brothers
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